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Materials Science and Engineering: Getting Started

Library and Internet resources for materials science and engineering

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  Getting Started

This guide is under revision and some pages may be incomplete or empty.  

This guide is for faculty and students in material science and engineering programs.  


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Where to Find ... is a listing of the different types of information; each item is linked to instructions on how to find that type of information. 

Assignment Help lists resources and/or search strategies for assignments.  Mouse over the "down arrow" to display the list of classes; click on the class to see the resources/instructions.

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shows you what search tools to use to find the different types of information in the field of material science and engineering.

How to Research a Topic tells you what makes a good topic for a term paper, what you need to know about your topic before you can begin researching it, and then, how to research library material to find the information you need.

Citing Your Sources gives you free software that will help you stay organized during your library research as well as format your paper and bibliography into whatever style/format your instructor requests.

Tutorials directs you to online tutorials and demonstrations on using the ASU Libraries and on finding information. 


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