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Articles covering a wide range of subjects from science and technology to current events.
ASME Digital Library
From The American Society of Mechanical Engineers this collection houses the most current and relevant content in mechanical engineering and related engineering fields, such as medical device research, energy resources, and nuclear engineering. It includes 28 journals, 185 eBooks and hundreds of conference proceedings.
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Citations to journal articles, technical reports and conference proceedings on engineering topics. Links out to full-text. Also known as Engineering Village.
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Comprehensive content collection includes material properties, process and design information, best practices, equations and formulations for specific industries and engineering disciplines.
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IEEE journal articles, conference proceedings and standards.
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Sage STM (Science, Technology and Medicine)
The Science, Technology, and Medicine (STM) Packages provide access to 480+ journals, including leading international peer-reviewed titles.
900+ full text Science Direct journals from current year back to 1995.
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Following in the tradition of Lynda.com LinkedIn Learning is an online learning platform that features instructive videos on a wide variety of subjects, including business, software, technology and creative skills to achieve personal and professional goals.
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