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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.

Locating Materials at UT and outside UT

Solving Off-Campus Access Problems

Occasionally there are temporary problems accessing databases off-campus. UT Libraries recommends accessing our online resources by searching for the resource through OneSearch. Access to UT Libraries online subscriptions and purchases is restricted to current active Faculty, Staff, and Students. For more information, please review the Electronic Resource Use Policy. 

Resources Used by All Engineering Disciplines

What database should I use to find scholarly literature? (Knoxville and UTSI programs)

Aviation Systems

Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering

Civil and Environmental Engineering

Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Industrial and Systems Engineering/Engineering Management

Materials Science Engineering

Mechanical, Aerospace, and Biomedical Engineering

Nuclear Engineering


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.


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