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Introduction to research in Engineering

Finding Books and eBooks

When searching for eBooks, you can use many of the same strategies as you use for finding articles. You can also search using a title, author, or other publication information.

In the library, browse books about Engineering using call numbers that start with:

  • TA : Engineering & Civil Engineering
    • TA 164 : Bioengineering
    • TA 170 - TA 171 : Environmental Engineering
    • TA 401 - TA 492 : Materials Science
    • TA 1001 - TA 1280 : Transportation Engineering
  • TC : Hydraulic Engineering
  • TJ : Mechanical Engineering
  • TK : Electrical Engineering
  • TL : Motor Vehicles, Aeronautics, & Astronautics
  • TP 155 - TP 156 : Chemical Engineering

eBook Collections

Check out these "best bets" databases for finding eBooks!

Additional databases containing eBooks can be found in A-Z Databases by limiting database type to eBooks.

Library Books

Public Libraries

If you live in Maryland, you can access many resources through your local public library - including eBooks! Public libraries will likely have more variety if you are looking for fiction, and can be helpful to supplement the nonfiction and educational eBooks provided by CSM Libraries.