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Engineering: Find Scholarly Literature

This guide will help you to find resources about all disciplines of engineering, including scholarly literature, standards, and handbooks.

News and Important Links

As of December 1, 2015, EngNetBase, the CRC engineering handbooks database will no longer be available to UT students, faculty and staff. AccessEngineering, the McGraw-Hill engineering handbooks, will be available instead. The Libraries will order individual  CRC titles on an as needed basis.

The UT Libraries website has changed. Here are some of the links.

Solving Off-Campus Access Problems

Occasionally there are temporary problems accessing databases off-campus. If it happens again, there are several options to solve this problem:

Locating Materials at UT and outside UT

Search Operators

Most databases require that you combine words in your search with AND or OR. AND retrieves records with all words.  OR retrieves records with any of the words.

mercury pollution AND coal

mercury pollution OR mercury accumulation

nuclear AND computer* AND (reliability OR dependability)

The asterisk (*)  truncates a word so that for this example, either computer or computers has to be in the records.


Research Librarian

Jeanine Williamson
152 Hodges Library

1015 Volunteer Boulevard

Knoxville, TN 37996

(865) 974-9164

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