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You can also find engineering information in subject specific databases. We've put examples of different kinds of engineering information below including:
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Scholarly journal articles are written by experts about the research they have done.
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Magazines like Popular Mechanics are written about engineering and science topics for a wide audience.
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CU Boulder Libraries have books and ebooks about engineering topics. Books and ebooks can be searched for in OneSearch, but we also have databases with science, engineering, and technical ebooks.
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Standards are published documents from professional engineering issuing bodies that establish specifications and procedure designs to ensure the reliability and safety of products, materials, structures and/or services people use on a daily basis.
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Technical reports present information gained during the process of technical or experimental work. They present facts and conclusions about designs, experiments, and other projects.
Kooistra,S., and Walther, J., 2013, "Environment Sentinel Biomonitor Technology Assessment," Technical Report No. ECBC-TR-1074, Edgewood Chemical Biological Center , Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD.
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Trade Journals are written for professionals working in certain fields. Often they are published by professional societies, associations, and organizations.
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