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Applied Engineering, Safety and Technology

Getting Started and Finding Articles

  • Access Science
    AccessScience synthesizes vast amounts of information, and organizes it to give you fast, easy and accurate access to authoritative articles in all major areas of science and technology. More than 8500 scientific topics are explained, 110,000 terms defined, using more than 15,000 diagrams and graphics to explain ideas and topics. Continuously updated including the latest terms, images and videos.
  • Applied Science & Technology Source  
    Full text resource that focuses on traditional engineering challenges & research, as well as research concerning the business and social implications of new technology. Provides content from leading trade and industrial journals, professional and technical society journals, specialized subject periodicals, buyers’ guides, directories, conference proceedings and more.
  • Environment Complete
    Offers deep coverage in applicable areas of agriculture, ecosystem ecology, energy, renewable energy sources, natural resources, marine & freshwater science, geography, pollution & waste management, environmental technology, environmental law, public policy, social impacts, urban planning, and more.
  • Annual Reviews
    Especially relevant are Annual Reviews of Materials Research, Fluid Mechanics, Biomedical Engineering, and Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering.

Subject Specific Resources

  • Agricola
    From the U.S. Department of Agriculture's National Agricultural Library, AGRICOLA covers journal articles, monographs, theses, patents, software, audiovisual materials, and technical reports related to agriculture back to 1970.
  • Civil Engineering Database
    The Civil Engineering Database (CEDB) is designed to provide easy bibliographic access to all ASCE publications. The database covers ASCE documents published since 1973. It provides access to all the journals, conference proceedings, books, standards, manuals, magazines, and newsletters.
  • National Fire Protection Codes  
    NFPA develops, publishes, and disseminates more than 300 consensus codes and standards intended to minimize the possibility and effects of fire and other risks.

    To access the Codes & Standards you need to create an account.
    1. Recommend using Millersville email address
    2. Choose password
    3. First time you try to access a Code/Standard confirm your email address (they send you an email, click on the link)
    4. Locate the Code/Standard, two view options:
    4A. Use RealRead Viewer - not suggested due to Java security issues
    4B. Download the PDF version - suggested
    5. To download PDF, add the Code/Standard to cart
    6. Check out following instructions

Encyclopedias and ebooks

  • Applied Engineering Handbooks
    Listing of full text ebook handbooks on applied engineering topics.
  • EBSCOHost ebooks    
    30,000+ ebooks on all topics.
  • Concise Encyclopedia of System Safety : Definition of Terms and Concepts
     
  • Encyclopedia of Energy
     
  • Encyclopaedia of the History of Technology
    Twenty-two sections cover the entire field of the history of technology, and have been contributed by a team of international experts. Each section has been designed to summarise the development of its subject from the earliest times to the present day. The authors have throughout laid stress on the relation of their subjects to the social context of the times, as well as showing their interrelation with contemporary scientific thought and developments. Likewise the continuity of history is emphasised by the extensive time-scale, taking the reader `from Stone Age to Space Age''.
  • History of Technology ( edited by Charles Singer )
    Covers all aspects of the history of technology.
  • Inventors and Inventions
    Covers inventors of the past and present, including the creators of Kevlar, Coca Cola, eBay, and the Global Positioning System. Explores the early life of each inventor, their education and professional life, and their contributions to society. Surveys the history of technological advancements in fields such as agriculture, transportation, communication, entertainment, textiles, medicine, and others.
  • Virtual Reference Library
    Choose Science or Technology categories to find encyclopedias on Applied Engineering topics

Images and Videos

  • ARTstor
    ARTstor is the ultimate image collection, containing hundreds of thousands of images covering art, architecture, archeology, and history. Useful for research not only in the arts, but in social history, sociology, and history.
  • Access Science
    AccessScience synthesizes vast amounts of information, and organizes it to give you fast, easy and accurate access to authoritative articles in all major areas of science and technology. More than 8500 scientific topics are explained, 110,000 terms defined, using more than 15,000 diagrams and graphics to explain ideas and topics. Continuously updated including the latest terms, images and videos.
  • INTELECOM Online Video Resources
    Academic streaming video clips from a range of subject areas including Biological Sciences, Oceanography, History, Philosophy, Psychology, Political Science, Sociology, Health, and Environmental Studies.
  • VAST : Academic Video Online  
    VAST has the highest-quality video in a range of subject areas include art, architecture, business, counseling and therapy, dance, economics, education, ethnic studies, ethnography, gay and lesbian studies, health, history, humanities, law and public safety, literature, opera, philosophy, political science, psychology, religion, science, theatre, and women’s studies.

Additional Resources

  • Academic Search Complete  
    Featuring thousands of full-text journals, this database covers a broad range of important areas of academic study including: anthropology, astronomy, biology, chemistry, civil engineering, engineering, ethnic & multicultural studies, geology, law, materials science, mathematics, music, pharmaceutical sciences, physics, psychology, religion & theology, veterinary science, women's studies, zoology, and many other fields.
  • Education Source  
    Full text resource covers scholarly research and information to meet the needs of education students, professionals and policy makers. Includes the world's largest and most complete collection of full-text education journals, and encompasses an international array of English-language periodicals, monographs, yearbooks and more. Covers all levels of education—from early childhood to higher education—as well as all educational specialties, such as multilingual education, health education and testing.
  • ERIC ( Education Resources Information Center )
    ERIC, the Education Resource Information Center, provides access to education literature and resources. The database provides access to information from journals included in the Current Index of Journals in Education and Resources in Education Index; journal articles, books, research syntheses, conference reports, technical reports, policy papers, and other education-related materials.
  • Library Search
    Search nearly all the databases, journals, ebooks and resources that the library provides. Millions of scholarly articles, trade publications, popular magazine, books, book chapters, video clips, conference proceedings, theses and dissertations are represented in Library Search.
  • Science.gov
    Search the gateway to authoritative selected science information provided by U.S. government agencies, including research and development results.

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