Researchers report many new and novel procedures, process, products, and systems at conferences. Major society conference papers or proceedings are available through their respective digital libraries, but others can be difficult to find.
Didn't find the full text in the database?
First, try treating the name of the conference like a book title or author and searching it as keywords in our catalog. This will tell you if we have any proceedings from that conference in our print collection.
Second, if you can't locate the conference, stop by the reference desk or contact the engineering librarian
Third, the library can try to get you a copy of the specific articles as an interlibrary loan.
Various professional groups will sponsor or host technical conferences on specific topics. Here are some organizations related to cold regions engineering. If you cannot access the full text of items in the following publications then email the Engineering Librarian for help or submit a request through interlibrary loan.
If you have attended a conference and no longer need the published proceedings, please consider donating it to the library. Contact the Engineering Librarian for details.
It can be difficult for the library to locate and purchase copies of conference publications from smaller organizations and events after the meeting. We are especially interested in proceedings from conferences related to naval and ocean engineering.
Here are a few print conference proceedings we have in Nimitz Library.