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Finding Information for Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering related Research Areas (Presentation for CAEE faculty and students, Drexel University. Presentation for the Drexel University International Association of Hydraulic Engineering and Research

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Caee Research Presentation

  1. 1. Finding Information for Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering related Research Areas (Presentation for CAEE faculty and students, Drexel University) Jay Bhatt Dana Denick Drexel University
  2. 2. Overview • Engineering Reference Page • Find Print and Online Books – Develop background information • Finding information at the Library (Example: Sustainable Development) – Electronic Handbooks and Encyclopedias – Databases, Journal Articles – Standards, Codes & Patents – Statistical Data • Citations and References 2
  3. 3. Introduction Engineering Reference Assistance page http://www.library.drexel.edu/services/refengineer.html
  4. 4. Engineering Reference Assistance
  5. 5. Finding Print and Electronic Books CIVE 790/380 - Life Cycle Assessment I- Intro and Conventional Process Model Approach http://www.library.drexel.edu /blogs/englibrary/?cat=13 Search here: Advanced Keyword Searching http://innopac.library.drexel. edu/search/X Try Keyword: Sustainable Development Try Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering Blog entry under ‘Categories’
  6. 6. Finding Electronic Books Engineering electronic books from ENGnetBASE and other netBASE collections http://www.library.drexel.edu/blogs/englibrary/?p=127 Try Search: Green Building
  7. 7. Finding Electronic Books CivilENGINEERINGnetBASE Try Search: Green Building
  8. 8. Finding Electronic Books Using KNOVEL Knovel - Engineering and Scientific online reference books Try Keyword: Sustainable Development
  9. 9. Finding Databases and Journal Articles Fundamentals of Engineering Research Guide http://www.library.drexel.edu/reso urces/guides/engineeringguides/?p age_id=3 Databases: Engineering Village Ei Compendex INSPEC IEEE Xplore Web of Science
  10. 10. Finding Databases and Journal Articles Engineering Village User’s Guide http://www.library.drexel.edu/blogs/engineeringlibraryinstruction/?p=8 Using Engineering Village, Try Keywords: Green Roof Click on ‘SFX’ to get Full Paper when available Download citations to ENDNOTE or REFWORKS Create your RSS feeds for your research topic. Or Create your email alerts using My Alerts
  11. 11. Finding Databases and Journal Articles Web of Science http://www.library.drexel. edu/resources/guides/eng ineeringguides/?page_id= 3#keydatabases Using Web of Science, Try Keywords: ‘Green Building’ Click on ‘SFX’ to get Full Paper when available Download Citations to either ENDNOTE or REFWORKS. Use My Citation Alerts and Saved Searches to stay up- to-date.
  12. 12. Finding Databases and Journal Articles Web of Science Tutorials http://www.library.drexel.edu/blogs/engineeringlibraryinstruction/?p=201 How do I keep current with new research using Web of Science Database? What is Citation Report? How do I access? Explore various online tutorials available. For example, Web of Science Tutorial, Citation Alerting
  13. 13. Finding Databases and Journal Articles Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering Research Guide http://www.library.drexel.edu/reso urces/guides/engineeringguides/?p age_id=13 Databases: ASCE Civil Engineering Database GeoRef
  14. 14. Finding Standards and Codes Important Resources for Codes and Regulations http://www.library.drexel.edu/blogs/englibrary/?p=172 See also ‘Finding Building Codes using Library Resources’. Try ‘MAD CAD’. Standards must be picked up in person.
  15. 15. Finding Patents How do I find patents? http://www.library.drexel.edu/blogs/engineeringlibraryinstruction/?p=10 1. Search for a patent in USPTO 2. Find its patent number 3. Go to pat2pdf.org and get the full patent using the patent number
  16. 16. Finding Data Statistical Resources Lexis Nexus http://www.library.drexel.edu/blogs/englibrary/?cat=11 http://www.library.drexel.edu/blogs/englibrary/?p=200 Example: Find key data for commonly used “exterior wall materials”
  17. 17. Managing Citations - EndNote
  18. 18. Thank You! Contact Engineering Librarians for research assistance, group consultations or help using EndNote. – Jay Bhatt Librarian for Engineering Hours M-F: 9am-6pm Hagerty Library, Room 132 bhattjj@drexel.edu 215-895-1873 Gmail IM drexeleng – Dana Denick Library Assistant for Engineering and Science Hagerty Library, Room 133 dld58@drexel.edu Hours M-F: 8am-5pm 215-895-2782

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