Selected Resources for: Engineering, Industrial/Operations Research

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Subject Librarian:

Jon Jeffryes

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.

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

Academic or Scholarly Articles Subject Indexes

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.

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

Indexes over 11,000 international journals in the sciences, social sciences, and arts and humanities. Titles of the print equivalent are: Arts and Humanities Citation Index, Book Citation, Science Citation Index, and Social Sciences Citation Index. Coverage runs from 1975 to the present. Basic truncation symbol is the asterisk(*).

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

RefWorks is a web-based citation manager that allows you to create your own databases of citations by importing references from MNCAT and other databases, and then in seconds automatically generate bibliographies in all major styles (MLA, APA, Turabian, Chicago, etc.).

Library Information

Science and Engineering Library

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