To help you prepare for your Spring Break for Research experience, you may want to research the mentor / lab group you will be working with. Finding papers published by your mentor and the group they work with will help you understand:
We've gathered a few tips and places for you to go to research your mentor. If you'd like to talk to a librarian about doing library research, we are here to help, please get in touch!
If you'd like to get an overview of all the research done on the topic you will be researching during Spring Break for Research, a literature review article will help you get a good overview. Literature reviews are articles that:
To find a literature review, when searching in OneSearch for your topic, look for, or search with, terms like "review," "literature review," and / or "review of the literature," as well as your topic search terms.
Learn more about research in the engineering disciplines on these guides: