Mechanical and Materials Engineering

Queen's University Library provides subject, course and how to guides to help you connect with the best tools, resources, and strategies for research.

The liaison librarian for Mechanical and Materials Engineering is available for research consultation and can help you design research strategies, access key databases, effectively use the information resources available at Queen's University Library and beyond, and stay current in your field. Tailored research skill instruction can be provided for specific classes. We also evaluate, purchase, and make available teaching and research materials, including books, journals, and databases to support research in Mechanical and Materials Engineering.

These guides will help you identify and access highly recommended resources for research in Mechanical and Materials Engineering.

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AccessEngineering

An engineering reference tool that provides seamless access to authoritative, regularly updated engineering reference information.

Compendex

Publication coverage: 1884 - present (updated weekly)

Ei Compendex is the world's most comprehensive engineering literature database.

Knovel

Publication coverage: Varies by title

Knovel is a searchable database of more than 5,000 engineering and applied science handbooks and other reference works.

Web of Science

Publication coverage: Science Citation Index: 1900 - present ; Social Sciences Citation Index: 1956 - present ; Arts and Humanities: 1975 - present

A large, multidisciplinary database, Web of Science provides access to bibliographic information, author abstracts, and cited references from scholarly journals and conference proceedings. A cited reference search enables you to find articles that cite a previously published work.
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