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Resource suggestions and search tips for research in Mechanical Engineering.

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Great for going deeper

Scholarly articles report on original research (experiments, tests, studies), and review other scholars' original research. They can help you learn about a particular method, design, or material, and are great for inspiration as well as deep dives into particular engineering topics.

Core Databases

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These are your go-to databases for engineering research.

More Databases

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These databases have a broader or different scopes than the databases above.

Selected Engineering Journals

Open Access & Online

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