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Electrical Engineering: Getting Started

A guide to resources for Electrical Engineering


This guide provides electrical engineering majors, graduate students and faculty with links to some of the better library and internet resources available to you at ASU.  It also includes recommendations for doing a rigorous literature review, how to stay current in your area, and using citation management software. 

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Where to Find ... is a "Quick Links" listing of the different types of information and publications found on this guide.  

Assignment Help recommends resources for ASU class assignments.

Literature Review contains step-by-step instructions for doing a comprehensive literature review appropriate for dissertations, theses, grant applications and project reports.  Includes organization tips, creating effective search strategies, what resources to use and how to use them. 

Keeping Current shows how to set up alerts and rss feeds in your favorite journals and indexing services so you're automatically notified of newly published material in your area. 

Articles & Other Resources is organized by the type of literature used by electrical 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.   

Writing and Citing links you to style manuals to help with writing your paper as well as RefWorks, a citation management software package.  

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