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Tuesday, April 25, 2006

Engineering Resource blog

Please refer to our new Hagerty Library's Engineering Blog for updates, additions and links to new engineering related resources. This blog will not be updated anymore.

Wednesday, March 29, 2006

Fundamentals of Engineering Research - New Research guide

"Fundamentals of Engineering Research" guide is intended to provide a general introduction to the key information resources which are useful for all engineers.
For a complete listing of Engineering databases available, please refer to:
Engineering Databases

Friday, March 24, 2006

FACTIVA - a new electronic database

Factiva provides global news and business information service that combines the content sets of Dow Jones Interactive and Reuters Business Briefing. ncludes The Wall Street Journal, the Financial Times™, Dow Jones and Reuters newswires and the Associated Press, as well as Reuters Fundamentals, D&B™, and Bureau van Dijk company profiles. More than 9,000 sources from 152 countries in 22 languages, including more than 120 continuously updated newswires. And, more than 900 sources are available on or before the date of publication.

New emerging technologies such as Biomaterials, Bionanotechnology, Nanotechnology, Tissue Engineering, etc. are also covered. It can be accessed from: Databases by Title and then click on Factiva.

Sunday, March 19, 2006

AccessScience with RSS feeds

AccessScience provides online full text access to science reference material from the latest edition of the McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science & Technology. It also now provides RSS feeds however the full articles are only available through subscribing libraries.

Thursday, March 16, 2006

Scholarly Communication Symposium: Friday, April 28th

How has the digital age transformed the ways scholars exchange ideas? How will this impact our intellectual growth in the future? What does this mean to the academic careers of faculty and students?

Drexel University Libraries, in its third year of exploring the world of Scholarly Communications, will host its first mini symposium. Three speakers will share their perspectives on the issues of Scholarly Communication in Science and the Humanities.

Time: 8:30 am-1 pm
Location: Paul Peck Alumni Center at 3142 Market Street

Registration (free) information is available at: Scholarly Communications Symposium

Monday, March 13, 2006

ILI Standards Infobase

The ILI standards database is a bibliographic standards database. It covers over 600,000 worldwide standards. Over 250 major Standards issuing authorities are covered, from the US, Europe, the international bodies ISO and IEC to Japan and Australia. Any ASTM standards can also be requested through ILI Standards Infobase.
(NOTE: Depending on the budget availability, approval decisions on standards will be made)
To access ILI Infodisk or to use any of the standards available within the database, please contact Jay Bhatt, Engineering Librarian, Hagerty Library room 313, Phone: 215-895-1873.
List of Standards included: ILI Standards

Friday, March 10, 2006

New ASME journals activated

Electronic access to ASME journals has now been activated. To access, please go to ASME jounals. You can also access them from Find an Electronic Journal link. Type 'ASME' in the 'Title' box, select 'Contains' button and click on 'Go'. Journal titles include:

IEEE/ASME transactions on mechatronics 1083-4435
Journal of applied mechanics 0021-8936
Journal of biomechanical engineering 0148-0731
Journal of computing and information science in engineering 1530-9827
Journal of dynamic systems, measurement, and control 0022-0434
Journal of electronic packaging 1043-7398
Journal of energy resources technology 0195-0738
Journal of engineering for gas turbines and power 0742-4795
Journal of engineering materials and technology 0094-4289
Journal of fluids engineering 0098-2202
Journal of heat transfer 0022-1481
Journal of manufacturing science and engineering 1087-1357
Journal of mechanical design 1050-0472
Journal of offshore mechanics and Arctic engineering 0892-7219
Journal of pressure vessel technology 0094-9930
Journal of solar energy engineering 0199-6231
Journal of tribology 0742-4787
Journal of turbomachinery 0889-504X