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AccessEngineering's DataVis is an interactive, web-based data visualization tool. It is designed to help students learn about material properties. It instantly displays property data in interactive dot-plots and scatterplots across a wide range of materials. The datasets include 200 materials and 65 properties. See DataVis in action!
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The Logan Library's journals are listed in the Journal Finder.If the Logan Library does not have the journal article that you need, you can request it using an Interlibrary Loan request form. Please allow 1-5 days for articles.
Databases: Engineering Specific
These are databases that can be used for finding articles on Mechanical engineering topics. These are all comprehensive databases with some or no full text.
ASME Digital LibraryThis link opens in a new windowASME provides full text access to all Transactions Journals from 1990 to the present, ASME e-books from 1992-2019, and abstracts to Conference Proceedings from 2002 to the present.
SAE MOBILUS (Full text to the Technical Papers)This link opens in a new windowSAE MOBILUS provides full-text access to the SAE Technical Papers from 1998 to the present and abstracts to other SAE resources. SAE Technical Papers from the Society of Automotive Engineers cover automotive electronics, diesel engines, spark ignition engines, emissions, fuel economy, manufacturing and production, materials and structures, missiles and spacecraft, noise safety, trucks and buses, V/STOL, and energy conversion. The Digital Library indexes and provides abstracts to journal articles, books, and standards. Older papers can be obtained in print in Logan Library. Access to SAE Ground Vehicle Standards can be accessed from the reference computer in the Logan Library.
If you have difficulty accessing this database, try using the Microsoft Edge browser and https://saemobilus.sae.org/.
Academic Search CompleteThis link opens in a new windowMulti-disciplinary database with more than 8,500 full-text periodicals, including more than 7,300 peer-reviewed journals. In addition to full text, this database offers indexing and abstracts for more than 12,500 journals and a total of more than 13,200 publications including monographs, reports, conference proceedings, etc. Coverage spans virtually every area of academic study and offers information dating as far back as 1887.
AccessEngineeringThis link opens in a new windowAn engineering reference tool that provides seamless access to a collection of critical and, regularly updated engineering reference information, most notably over 650 reference and handbooks. AccessEngineering also comprises dynamic online features, such as instructional videos, interactive tables and charts, as well as personalization tools allowing users to organize crucial project information as they work.
GreenFILEThis link opens in a new windowGreenFILE is an EBSCO database that provides well-researched information covering all aspects of human impact to the environment. Its collection of scholarly, government and general-interest titles includes content on global warming, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, and more. The database provides indexing and abstracts for more than 888,000 records, as well as Open Access full text for more than 13,000 records.
Gale In Context: Environmental StudiesThis link opens in a new windowGale In Context: Environmental Studies is an electronic resource that focuses on the study of sustainability and the environment. Topics include global warming, food safety, access to health care, and the impact of economic development on international relations.
How to access the IEEE database remotely:
1) Turn on your VPN access.
(In the task bar, on the bottom right corner of your screen, there is a ^. Click on the ^ and toggle on the icon that looks like a world globe.)
2) Click on IEEE Explore.
3) Connect to the library proxy server.
(This page to connect to the proxy server will automatically pop up, if you are not already connected to it. Simply enter your network id (your RHIT e-mail address without the @rose-hulman.edu) and your network password.
4) You should now have access to the IEEE database.
OAIster.orgThis link opens in a new windowOAIster is a union catalog of millions of records representing open access resources that was built by harvesting from open access collections worldwide. OAIster includes more than 30 million records representing digital resources from more than 1,500 contributors.
ScienceDirectThis link opens in a new windowScientific, technical and medical (STM) database. Abstracts from over 1,800 journals from Elsevier Science. Rose-Hulman has full-text access to the 616 journals in the Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Computer Science, Earth and Planetary Science, Energy, Engineering, Materials Science, Mathematics, and Physics & Astronomy subject groups. Full text coverage is from 1995 to the present.
Web of ScienceThis link opens in a new windowAbstract search database for Science Citation Index Expanded (1900-present), Social Sciences Citation Index (1900-present), Arts & Humanities Citation Index (1975-present), and Medline (1950-present).
Newspaper Source PlusThis link opens in a new windowNewspaper Source Plus provides cover-to-cover full text for 860 national & international newspapers. The database also contains selective full text for regional (U.S.) newspapers and radio news transcripts. Contains full text for major newspapers, such as Christian Science Monitor, New York Times, USA Today, Washington Post, Wall Street Journal (eastern and western editions), etc. Date coverage varies from the 1990s to the present.