Most important tip: I'm always available to help you locate the information you need! You can chat, email, call, or tweet with me using the tools in the left sidebar.
The River Campus Libraries' Articles & Books Search is an ideal place to start if you're not sure where to begin your searching. (Also, if you have the title of a specific article, you can usually type that in to get a link directly to the article if we have electronic access.)
(For more tips on Articles & Books, see our guide.)
The rest of this guide contains more specific resources for finding scholarly articles, print and electronic books, and a list of common references for mechanical engineering research.
If there's anything you don't see here that you've found helpful, let me know using my contact info in the left column! I'm always looking for ways to make this guide more helpful and comprehensive.
If you have a citation for a specific article that we have online, I recommend using the Libraries' eJournal Finder to navigate through the journal, volume, issue, and article:
To search more broadly for scholarly literature:
Standards establish rules or measures (either minimum or optimum) for a quality or level of performance. Searching standards can be tricky: ask if you need help!