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Last Updated: Mar 14, 2014 URL: Print Guide RSS Updates

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Find Books

Books and ebooks are listed in the library catalogue.
  • For tips on searching, go to Using TechCat Library Guide
  • Ebooks have an "e" symbol in the results list
  • Ownership statement - LawrenceTechnolpogical University
  • Not owned by LTU - request through MeLCat - watch  how to find a book  video

Reference Sources

Starting Points for Research in the Sciences

  • ScienceDirect  
    Science, Technology, Health, Psychology, Management: full-text from 1995 to present - the GREEN box means full-text is available.
    RefWorks tip: use LinkSource to import citations into RefWorks
  • Applied Science and Technology Abstracts+  
    covers all science and technology topics. Use LinkSource to determine full-text availability.
  • General Science Abstracts  
    Covers all types of scientific periodicals. Use LinkSource to determine full-text availability.
  • arXiv
    Open access to 756,750 e-prints in Physics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Quantitative Biology, Quantitative Finance and Statistics

Other Useful Resources

  • Inspire (formerly SPIRES)  
    INSPIRE combines the successful SPIRES database content, curated at DESY, Fermilab and SLAC, with the Invenio digital library technology developed at CERN. INSPIRE is run by a collaboration of the four labs, and interacts closely with HEP publishers,, NASA-ADS, PDG, and other information resources.
  • Academic OneFile (Galegroup)  Icon
    Wide selection of academic journals and magazine articles. Electronic full-text is available for many articles. Includes some coverage of military topics.
  • Omnifile full-text
    1,600 full-text journals from all subject areas.
    An excellent citation database indexing over 15,000 scholarly journals on all topics. Includes abstracts and article reference lists. Find out who is citing whom. Use LinkSource to determine if electronic full-text is available.
  • Scirus
    Scirus is a web search engine for scientific information.
  • Springer Science+Business Media Journals  
    Includes 1,600 full-text journals on Agricultural, Biological and Environmental Sciences, Business and Economics, Computer Sciences, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical and Materials Engineering, Social Sciences, Medicine, and the Natural Sciences (Physics/Chemistry/Math).

New Journals or Product Trials!

New Subscriptions
  • Proquest Business Collection  Icon
    Includes ABI Inform Complete
  • Proquest Dissertations and Theses
    Search all dissertation abstracts available through ProQuest. Only LTU dissertations will be full-text online; contact the library for further assistance with non-LTU dissertations.
  • PsycARTICLES  
    Full text journals from the American Psychological Association and more
  • Proquest Psychology Journals  
    This database provides abstracts and indexing for more than 640 titles, with over 540 titles available in full text. Many titles are indexed in PsycINFO. Coverage ranges from behavioral, clinical, cognitive, developmental, experimental, industrial and social psychology, along with personality, psychobiology and psychometrics

Citation Assistance

For more detailed information on citing references, see the Citing Your Sources LibGuide.

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