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Library resources for the "From Lasers to LCDs: Light at Work" cluster. For more, please consult our Physics and Electrical Engineering research guides.
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Key Information Resources
Ebook Collections and Encyclopedias
Hundreds of online handbooks and reference works across a variety of engineering disciplines. Fully searchable across all titles.
Springer Handbook of Lasers and Optics
Practical and complete office/laboratory companion for the daily work with optical instruments and lasers
General science and technology encyclopedia and dictionary. Only 2 people can use this encyclopedia at the same time, so try again later if you get "access denied."
Handbook of Advanced Lighting Technology
Reference work on the subject of light source science and technology, with particular focus on solid-state light sources -- LEDs and OLEDs -- and the development of 'smart' or 'intelligent' lighting systems.
Journal Article Databases
This database indexes articles in computers, electronics, biomedical, control, electrical & ocean engineering, physics, geophysics, astronomy, acoustics.
Academic Search Complete
Multidisciplinary database that indexes and abstracts articles in more than 10,900 journals, with full-text is available for over 5300 journals. Indexes popular and scholarly sources, but you can limit results to scholarly journals.
Web of Science
Often the best place to start your search for journal articles for science and engineering. Indexes 12,000+ journals in all subjects, with heavy emphasis in the sciences. For each record, you can view what the authors cited, who has since cited the article, and look for related articles based on common citations.