Welcome to the library subject guide for Engineering (General) at Carleton University. Scroll down to the Reference Materials section to find encyclopedias, dictionaries, and handbooks. For other types of resources, please use the tabs at the top of this page.
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Patents and Standards
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Books and Serials on Engineering (General) and Civil Engineering (General) are shelved at these locations in the Library of Congress system: TA1-2040. New titles.
Books on Technology (General) are shelved at these locations in the Library of Congress system: T1-995. New titles.
Google Books >Engineering (General)
Once your topic is narrowly defined, select databases to find specific articles that have been published in journals
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Write down or store all the references you have consulted to include them in your bibliography of your research paper (e.g., Refworks)
Writing and Research