Save time with these search tips in the book catalog, most article databases and even Google.
|Join different concepts with AND
|radiation AND safety
|Join similar concepts with OR
|nuclear AND (engineering OR science)
|Use * (asterisk) to find variations of your keyword
|detect* finds detect, detection, detector, detecting
These collections contain abstracts and the full text of conference papers and journal articles. If you find a document in a database and you can't access the full text, email the engineering librarian or submit an interlibrary loan request.
Try these steps if you find an article or book and can't read it.
Found a blue Find It @ USNA button instead of a full article?
Click the button to see if we have access to the article elsewhere.
If you cannot access the full text of a document, use interlibrary loan to request it.
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|Content not fully available in Nimitz Search. Try searching this database on its own.
|Resource is an excellent all-purpose starting point for the selected subject.
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