Selected Resources for: Engineering, Industrial/Operations Research

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Subject Librarian:

Natalie Reynolds

nreyno@umn.edu

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.

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. Helpful tutorials can be found on their website.


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
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