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Chemical Engineering

Research guide for library and internet information resources in Chemical Engineering.

How to use this guide:

This guide provides links to the best library and internet resources for chemical engineering research.

 Resources is organized by the type of literature used by chemical engineers; on each sub-page, we'll link you to the best library and internet resources for that document type; many of these resources have instructions or tutorials for effective searching.    

Information Research Skills contains step-by-step instructions for locating an item from its citation, finding material properties, searching the literature, and keeping current.    

Communication Tools has information about citation management, where to find writing assistance for your assignments, and poster design tips.  

Library Services talks about our the Ask a Librarian, Interlibrary Loan, and Document Delivery services plus how to stay up-to-date on new material being added to the ASU Library. 

Best Bets and Quick Starts

for finding chemical engineering info ...

Engineering Village (Compendex/Inspec)An index to journal articles and conference papers for all areas of engineering.

ScopusScopus is an abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature and web sources with tools to track, analyze, and visualize research. Scopus provides access to a broad portfolio of peer-reviewed content from around the world.

Kirk-Othmer Encyclopedia of Chemical TechnologyA 20+ volume encyclopedia for all aspects of applied chemistry. 

KnovelA full text database of handbooks, encyclopedias and manuals for most areas of engineering.  Great place to find quick facts, formulas and properties of materials. 

SciFinderAn index to journal articles, conference papers, dissertations and patents for all areas of pure and applied chemistry.  Also has sections for chemical reactions, properties of substances, and catalog of manufacturers/suppliers. 

Library One SearchAn interdisciplinary database for finding books, journal articles, films and more at the ASU Library.

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