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Engineering, Electronics, and Energy Systems

This library guide provides resources for students of engineering, electronics, and energy systems, or anyone with an interest in those subjects.

This guide is intended for students who are doing research in engineering, electronics, or energy systems,
either for classroom assignments, research papers, or exploring a career.

Getting Started

Encyclopedias are a great place to start your research. You can get background information to learn more about your topic so you can search smarter, not harder. Articles are a good if you need very specific or very recent information on a topic. You can search for articles in the databases that the library subscribes to. Engineer at work Exploring a career in engineering, electronics, or energy systems ? Take a look at this page to find career-oriented resources in these areas.
Books/eBooks will take you on a deep dive into a broader topic. You can get background, history, context, and multiple perspectives. You can search for books and eBooks in the library's catalog. Web searching can be a good place to start learning about a topic, but often it can take a lot of work to identify if a website is a good source or not. Citations are how you indicate to your readers what in your paper is your ideas and what are the ideas of others. Plus they're a required part of writing a research paper.