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  • 1. University LibrariesEngineering and Architecture Library American University of Beirut February 06, 2013
  • 2. Services
  • 3. Important dates
  • 4. Researching/Finding Material
  • 5. Use Catalog toSearch for books,eBooks, & Thesis
  • 6. Print Book E-Thesis E-Books
  • 7. Print Book
  • 8. E-Thesis E-Thesis can be accessed Online and downloaded On Campus only
  • 9. E- Book
  • 10. E-books databases
  • 11. Books (Print and Electronic),Theses, Projects, VideosEncyclopedias (Access Science,McGraw-Hill Encyclopaedia of Scienceand Technology )AUBCATAmerican Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) eBooksKnovel Engineering LibraryCRC Sci-TECHnetBASEEbrary , Springer eBooksElsevier eBooks
  • 12. Title Subject Coverage AvailabilityASME- Journals Mechanical Engineering 1998- Full-Text Citations,INSPEC engineering 1970- AbstractsPubMed Citations, Biomedical Engineering 1947- Abstracts Citations,Scopus General 1960- Abstracts Citations,Web of Science   General 1980- Abstracts Electrical & ComputerIEEE Xplore/IEL 1988- Full-Text Engineering
  • 13. Books (Print and Electronic), Finding Articles Theses, Projects, VideosUse search all to findprint books,Ebooks,& articles From alldatabases Encyclopedias (Access Science, McGraw-Hill Encyclopaedia of Science and Technology ) AUBCAT American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) eBooks Knovel Engineering Library CRC Sci-TECHnetBASE Ebrary , Springer eBooks Elsevier eBooks
  • 14. List of MechanicalEngineering Databases
  • 15. PubMed is helpful inBiomedical Engineering research
  • 16. JournalAssessment Tools
  • 17. JournalAssessmentDatabases
  • 18. Cited By Databases &finding Influential Authors
  • 19. An H-Index of # of papers # of citations5 means that 5 1 20of the author’s 2 18articles have 3 13received at 4 10least 5 citations 5 7each 6 3 7 2 8 1
  • 20. My h-index is higher But more people than yours! know who I am! Edward Witten Stephen Hawking Physicist Physicist h=132 h=62Taken from:
  • 21. Cited BySearching Using Scopus
  • 22. Select Cited byto organize byhighly cited first
  • 23. Cited BySearching Using WOS
  • 24. H-Index calculation
  • 25. Cited By Searching Using Google Scholar Click Hereto do exact phrasesearching in the titleto retrieve relevant results
  • 26. Not allPhD dissertations are available in full text
  • 27. full text
  • 28.  A patent is a legal document giving the patent owner certain exclusive rights to his/her invention for a limited time. Patents are an excellent source of information on new technology, trends in technological development, and specific products or innovations. 
  • 29. Use Google advanced search and limit to PDFto retrieve reliable reportsand conference articles
  • 30. You can import citations from GoogleScholar and all databases and arrange them in folders and do the References according tostyle (ASCE,IEEE, ASME, APA,…)
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