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Scholar OneSearch can be a great place to start your research. Search results include books (both print and electronic), articles, videos, data sets, and more.
E-Books and E-Reference Sources for Mechanical and Industrial Engineering
Business Plans Handbook
A compilation of actual business plans developed by small businesses throughout North America. Detroit, MI : Gale Research, Inc., c1995- 01/01/1995 v. ; Language: English
Encyclopedia of Materials: Science and Technology
Around 1,800 articles written by experts in their fields, resulting in a comprehensive coverage focusing on the following areas: * Functional Phenomena * Structural Phenomena * Fundamental Core Theory * Structural Materials * Polymers and Materials Chemistry * Functional Materials
50-100 page lectures in important topics in science and engineering. Each lecture is a self-contained electronic book giving more analysis ans depth than typical journal articles! Synthesis is an innovative information service for the research, development, and educational community in engineering and computer science. Synthesis includes 50- to 100- page dynamic 'Lectures' in an important research topic in engineering or computer science. Each lecture is a self-contained electronic book that gives more analysis and depth than typical journal articles.
Encyclopedia of Smart Materials
Smart materials have properties that react to changes in their environment. This means that one of their properties can be changed by an external condition, such as temperature, light, pressure or electricity. This change is reversible and can be repeated many times.
Self-healing material - Shape-memory alloy - Ferrofluid - Dielectric elastomers.
How stuff works
HowStuffWorks explains thousands of topics, from engines to lock-picking to ESP, with video and illustrations so you can learn how everything works.
Using Scholar OneSearch
To find books or e-books, you'll want to use Scholar OneSearch - the Northeastern Library Catalog.
Once you've searched for the topic you're interested in (ex. 'bioengineering and stem cells'), Scholar OneSearch will return a list of as many materials as possible related to your topic. This will include books and e-books, as well as some articles, videos, dissertations, and more.
The easiest way to search Scholar OneSearch is to limit your search to a particular material type, such as books or e-books. To do this, use the filter on the left hand side of the screen to select the material type(s) you're interested in and click 'Apply'. You can also exclude material types from your search by hovering over the material type and clicking the red check box on the right hand side of the material type.
Tips for using Scholar OneSearch
- Try using the advanced search to specify a subject and author you are interested in at the same time.
- Sign in to Scholar OneSearch to see additional results. Some databases, such as Web of Science, won't allow their results to populate Scholar OneSearch for anyone who is not signed in.
- Use the filters on the left hand side of the search results page. Some of the most popular filters are material type (to limit to a specific type of research such as an e-book or e-journal), author/creator (to see who is prominently publishing in the field), and year (to limit to research in a particular time period).