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Trial Resource – Knovel Engineering eReference Books

Waldo Library is currently running a free trial of the Knovel engineering e-reference books platform.  This trial ends: November 22, 2008.  You can access the trial via campus computers or from your laptop while logged into the campus network.

The trial link is: http://www.knovel.com/web/portal/browse (Warning: If you try to access this from off-campus, you will get a username and password prompt.) If you do access this trial, please give Knovel and me your feedback using Knovel’s feedback form: http://www.surveymonkey.com/s.aspx?sm=eyArtfHYfCIC7Hfj73IR1A_3d_3d

Knovel’s comprehensive, reliable database delivers information, from the hard-to-find to the most commonly used, along with the tools needed to perform analysis, all on one simple platform.

Knovel provides easy access to current references that focus on emerging trends. You can save hours of research time per week and improve the quality and quantity of your work with access to analysis tools that sort and filter tables, locate points on graphs, manipulate data to your specific needs and solve equations.

Subjects covered by Knovel include:

Adhesives, Coatings, Sealants & Inks
Aerospace & Radar Technology
Biochemistry, Biology & Biotechnology
Ceramics & Ceramic Engineering
Chemistry & Chemical Engineering
Civil Engineering & Construction Materials
Earth Sciences
Electrical & Power Engineering
Electronics & Semiconductors
Environment & Environmental Engineering
Food Science
General Engineering & Engineering Management
Mechanics & Mechanical Engineering
Metals & Metallurgy
Oil & Gas Engineering
Pharmaceuticals, Cosmetics & Toiletries
Plastics & Rubber
Safety & Industrial Hygiene
Textiles

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About Ed Eckel

I am a engineering and applied sciences librarian at Western Michigan University.

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