Resources for 2012 Summer Research Experience for Undergraduates program from the Western Transportation Institute
Last Updated: Mar 31, 2014
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Use CatSearch to search journal articles, newspapers, books, ebooks, dissertations, and other resources.
Citations to transportation-related books, technical reports, conference proceedings, and journal articles. It links directly to full-text of open access documents but not to MSU-purchased documents. Check those in the JournaList and the library catalog.
Most comprehensive general engineering database. Includes journal articles, proceedings, and more.
- Web of Science
Includes Web of Science Core Collection, Citation Indexes, BIOSIS, and more. Bibliographies and tracking scholarship in sciences and technology. Large database. Primarily journal articles.
Hundreds of engineering & science handbooks in full text: properties, formulas, and equations
- Google Scholar
Proxied link so that "Check MSU Availability" shows up. Useful adjunct search that hits some full text results that other databases miss.
- ASTM Standards
Full text and historical ASTM standards
Psychological and behavioral science research. Could be useful for the Quantifying the Effect of Cognitive Demand on Driver Behavior group
Schematic of using "Check MSU Availbility" from a database to get to the full text of an article.