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Mechanical Engineering, Materials Science, Industrial Engineering and Civil Engineering subject guide: Articles/Databases

Key databases

Scientific search engines

Evaluating Internet sources

Internet sources must be critically evaluated, taking in consideration information reliability, permanence of source, availability of the document and copyrights.

Instructions on how to evaluate Internet sources:

Citation Alerts

Making a citation alert means that you will be automatically kept up-to-date when a certain article or a particular researcher has been cited.

Finding search terms

Use the tools listed below to find terminology related to your subject area. More about finding search terms in  Finding scientific information

Full text databases

Accessing a journal article

It is often difficult to access individual journal articles. Try searching for journal articles with the following useful tools:

Reference Management

 

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RefWorks enables you to
- create your personal database
- share references 
- create a bibliography
- create in-text-citations  

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Freely available reference management software: Mendeley, JabRef (with BibTeX), Zotero.