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Subject Librarian:

Allison Langham

This subject covers the application of engineering principles and techniques of scientific management to the maintenance of a high level of productivity at optimum cost in industrial enterprises. (Definition from Britannica Online.)

Article Databases and Indexes

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Includes both scholarly journals and periodicals for practitioners. Locate full-text coverage to more than 2,800 journals in business, economics, political science and public administration.

An abstract and citation database with a single search platform searching content from ScienceDirect, Scopus, SciTopics, and relevant Web content.

Search within a comprehensive interdisciplinary collection of journal article citations. Subjects generally covered are within Science and technology, arts and humanities, and social sciences . Use the citation web to find articles and journals with the most impact. Coverage runs from 1975 to the present. Find help on their website.

Academic or Scholarly Articles Subject Indexes

Full text library of agricultural and applied literature.

Search both Inspec and Compendex for articles and conference papers related to engineering, computer science, and physics.

Provides a comprehensive, timely survey of recent work relating to public health, safety, and industrial hygiene. Indexes articles on workplace safety and human factors.

Covers all areas of psychology--including some Industrial and Systems Engineering topics.

General Reference Sources

General Reference Works

Provides online access to reference books, databases, and conference proceedings from a number of publishers. A good starting point when you need a piece of data quickly. It includes Maynard's Industrial Engineering Handbook.

Handbooks and Manuals

Periodical and Newspaper subscriptions

Electronic Journal Collections

Style Manuals and Writing Guides

Bibliography Software

Citation managers are software packages used to create personalized databases of citation information and notes. They allow you to: import and organize citation information from article indexes and other sources save links to pdfs and other documents, and in some cases save the document itself format citations for your papers and bibliographies using APA and many other styles include your own notes

Library Information

Science and Engineering Library

Walter Library
East Bank, Minneapolis Campus
Circulation: (612) 624-3366; Reference: (612) 624-0224