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Engineering 183: Engineering and Society

Engineering Research Skills Videos

Want to learn more about constructing effective searches, navigating the Melvyl catalog, and more? Take a look at the Engineering Research Skills playlist for videos created expressly for Engineering 183!

Library Prize for Undergraduate Research

Want to share your team paper with a wider audience? Consider applying for the Library Prize for Undergraduate Research! Papers and projects/group projects making use of library collections (including scientific articles, newspapers, government information, etc.) are eligible, and there's a specific awards category for research in science, engineering, and math fields. Applications are being accepted through Monday, April 2nd, 2018.


Guide Overview

This Engineering 183 guide is meant to be a jumping off point for your research. For more information, see the Science and Engineering Library webpage.

For tips on doing informational research, evaluating sources, and citing sources, check out Getting Started: Information Research Tips and Citing Sources.

Remember your friendly SEL librarians would be glad to provide additional research assistance. You can also contact the Undergraduate Student Writing Center for help.

Selected Articles, Reports, and Websites

These articles may be of interest for the following topics:​

  • Driverless Cars
  • High Speed Trains
  • DNA Engineering
  • Climate Change
  • Protecting the Ballot Box
  • Privacy

Driverless Cars

High Speed Trains

DNA Engineering

Climate Change


Protecting the Ballot Box


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