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Engineering 185: Art of Engineering Endeavors

Library Prize for Undergraduate Research

Want to share your product with a wider audience? Consider applying for the Library Prize for Undergraduate Research! Papers and projects or group projects making use of library collections (including scientific articles, newspapers, market research, 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 185 guide is meant to be a jumping off point for your research, note that it is not comprehensive. Please provide feedback by emailing the 185 librarian (see contact info below).

This guide deals with science and technology tools and resources; for business-related information (including industry and market research) take a look at the complementary libguide Business Information for Engineers by Michael Oppenheim.

For tips on doing research, evaluating sources, and citing sources, check out How Do I...?, Avoiding Plagiarism, and Tracking the "Elusive" E-resource.

Remember your friendly SEL librarians would be glad to provide additional research assistance.

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Engineering Research Skills Videos

Want to learn more about constructing effective searches, navigating the Melvyl catalog and newspaper archives, and more? Take a look at the Engineering Research Skills playlist for videos on brainstorming and searching techniques!