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MS&E 3190 (Mefford, Bordia): Find Articles

Suggested Databaess for Materials Process Articles

Plan B

Keyword Search Tips

Keyword searching generally works best for finding books/articles on a topic

Too many results?  Try limiting to a particular subject - usually there is a list of subject links on the left side (or sometimes the right side) of the screen. 

    • combine keywords with the word and to help limit and focus your results:

                energy and fusion

    • put quotes around phrases

                 "solar energy"

    • truncate terms to get all possible endings

         carbon and sequest*
     
    (to get sequester, sequesters, sequestration, etc.)

    • if your first search isn't great, revise it until you get what you want!
    • Or try a different database!

    Remember the 15 minute rule. 
    If you don't find what you want in 15 minutes, contact me for help!