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Key resources

Ei Compendex 
Multidisciplinary index to journal articles and trade publications in engineering. 

IEEE Xplore 
Full text publications from the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) and the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET, formerly the IEE.)

SAE Mobilus (Technical Papers, Journals, Standards, 1998-current)  
Full text of SAE standards, as well as the latest advances and research in all areas of mobility engineering: ground vehicle, aerospace, off-highway, and manufacturing technology.

Knovel 
Platform for searching technical ebooks, engineering equations, data points, and materials or substances by name or by property.

AccessEngineering 
Engineering reference sources, including Marks' Standard Handbook for Mechanical Engineers, Perry's Chemical Engineers Handbook, Standard Handbook for Electrical Engineers, Roark's Formulas for Stress and Strain. 

Web of Science 
A combined search of all of the Web of Science Citation indexes.

Springer Link 
Ebooks, journals, conference papers, and reference works published by Springer

Open Engineering Textbooks 
Compiled by the American Society for Engineering Education, Engineering Libraries Division: Scholarly Communications Committee 

Applied Science and Technology Index. Includes trade and industrial publications, journals issued by professional and technical societies, and specialized subject periodicals, as well as special publications such as buyer's guides, directories and conference proceedings.

Library Catalogue 
Browsing menu for books, journal holdings, and media


School-specific resources

 Engineering Science

SPIE Digital Library 
All journal and conference proceedings published by this society.

Steve Whitmore Engineering Science Undergraduate Capstone Projects Collection 
Collection of undergraduate capstone project submissions from  ENSC 405W and ENSC 440 courses. Covers 1999-current. 

Engineering Science Undergraduate Honours Theses

Engineering databases

Course and assignment guides

ENSC 105 Course Assignment Guide

 Mechatronics Systems Engineering

ASME Digital Collections 
Journals from the ASME (American Society of Mechanical Engineers) Digital Collection covering content in mechanical engineering and related engineering fields, such as medical device research, energy resources, and nuclear engineering.

Mechatronics Systems databases

Course and assignment guides

MSE 101W Course Assignment Guide  
MSE 410/411 Capstone Course Guide

 Sustainable Energy Engineering

Environment  Complete 
Comprehensive coverage in environmental and related disciplines 

Encyclopedia of Sustainable Technologies.  
An authoritative assessment of the sustainable technologies that are currently available or in development.

Encyclopedia of Renewable and Sustainable Materials 
Research and development on all aspects of renewable, recyclable and sustainable materials. 

JSTOR Sustainability 
Journals, ebooks, and research reports in the field of sustainability. 

Course and assignment guides

SEE 101W/110 Course Assignment Guide 
SEE 110 Deliberation Resources


Standards, patents, and codes

SFU Library Guide to Standards

SFU Library Patent Information Guide

Building and related codes:


New books

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