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A selective guide to engineering resources.

Find Articles, Papers, Reports

Need information on a topic from an authoritative publication? Try these sources to locate journal articles, papers, and other reports.

For more article databases, see Engineering Databases on the library homepage and the other topic pages in this guide.

Browse the stacks

How to cite

Related Guides

Example specialized search engines

Collections of engineering ebooks

Search through collections of engineering handbooks.

Find electronic and print books at Temple

Need to find out what books cover a particular topic?

Tip: keyword searching is the best way to start.

Example: Ethanol

  • Search on keyword: ethanol
  • Find a good book? Click on the subject heading: alcohol as fuel.
  • Try broader, narrower, related words: alternative and fuel, biofuel*, biodiesel

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