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Mechanical Engineering

Use this guide to find books, articles, reports and websites related to mechanical engineering

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Using the Science & Technology Databases in ProQuest

Sometimes when you are searching for ocean related topics it's helpful to search our collection of 3 science and technology databases at one time.  Includes:

  • Advanced Technology and Aerospace Collection - covers engineering and equipment topics
  • Natural Sciences Collection - covers coastal and evironmental topics
  • GeoRef - covers geological and geoscience maps and literature

Link to Science & Technology search from ProQuest

Just open any of the three collections named above, and click on Science & Technology databases in the upper left corner.  The new page that opens will all you to search all three collections at once.


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