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Finding Articles

Want to see if a specific journal or magazine is available electronically?  Or do you want to search for a specific article?  Use these resources to find journals and articles. 

  • eResources A-Z
    A searchable list of all the electronic journals that are available through the library.
  • Citation Linker
    Use the Citation Linker to see if journal articles, e-books, and other electronic documents are available online in a library database.

eBook Databases

  • Books 24x7  
    Find full text books in the subjects of business, information technology and overall well-being. This database also includes access to the IT and Desktop Videos collection.
  • Ebrary
    Ebrary provides access to 70,000 authoritative e-books from over 500 publishers. This database also offers a bookshelf for keeping track of your sources and for taking notes.
  • EBSCO eBook Academic Collection
    This collection contains a large selection of multidisciplinary ebooks focused on academics.
  • EBSCO eBook Collection
    This library contains full text scholarly books.
  • IEEE eBooks
    This database provides access to more than 600 IEEE-Wiley eBooks and more than 500 MIT Press eBooks, published from 1974-2016, most after the year 2000.
  • Knovel
    This database contains full text electronic reference books, complete with interactive tables and graphs. MSOE has access to the mechanical engineering collection, the civil engineering collection, the general engineering collection, and the biology, biotechnology, and biochemistry collection.
  • McGraw-Hill Accessing Engineering
    AccessEngineering is an engineering reference tool for professionals, academics, and students that provides access to a collection of critical, regularly updated engineering reference information and eBooks.
  • Morgan and Claypool  
    This database features unique and original e-titles that cover a variety of topics in engineering, computer science, the life sciences and other technical areas.

Recommended Databases

Use of MSOE’s electronic resources is subject to U.S. Copyright Law. Excessive downloading, printing, and/or electronic dissemination of resource content by the user is prohibited. Restrictions on other uses may apply. Electronic information subsidized by MSOE’s library is for use in MSOE classes and research. Databases are restricted to academic use only. Fair use guidelines are specifically applicable to use of information in a college setting.

Use these databases to find electrical engineering articles and resources. 

  • Applied Science and Technology
    This bibliographic database is an outstanding resource for information on science and technology. 
  • Compendex
    This database indexes scholarly journals, trade magazines and conference proceedings in the field of engineering.
  • IEEE Xplore
    IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers) Xplore provides web-based, full-text access to IEEE journals, transactions, and magazines, IEEE e-books, IEEE conference proceedings, IET journals, IET conference proceedings, IEEE published standards, IEEE Spectrum Magazine, and Proceedings of the IEEE published since 1988, and select content published since 1913.
  • ProQuest SciTech
    This database provides access to literature on natural sciences, engineering and technology.
  • ScienceDirect College Edition
    Covers the areas of physical sciences, engineering, social sciences, life sciences, health sciences, and humanities.

Additional Databases and Resources

  • ABI/INFORM Global
    Indexes journals in the fields of business, finance and economics. ABI/INFORM Global offers the latest business and financial information for researchers at all levels.
  • Academic Search Complete
    Contains journal articles from many multidisciplinary fields such as social sciences, humanities, education, biology, chemistry, engineering, physics, psychology, and more.
  • AIAA Electronic Library
    Indexes journals, books, papers, standards, and conference proceedings produced by the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics in the fields of aerospace engineering and technology.
  • ASCE Digital Library
    Indexes books, papers, conference proceedings and articles of interest across all disciplines of civil engineering that are published by the American Society of Civil Engineers. The library has access to the ASCE journals, ASCE conference articles, ASCE standards, and the ASCE e-books.
  • ASME Digital Library
    Search the transaction journals, e-books and conference proceedings published by the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME). Full text is available only for the transaction journals (2000-).
  • BuildingGreen Suite
    Contains articles, product lists, and design strategies in the fields of sustainable design, construction, architecture, and environmental engineering.
  • GPO FDsys
    The Federal Digital System contains free electronic access to official, published information produced by the Federal Government.
  • IBISWorld
    The IBISWorld Database provides access to the United States’ most comprehensive collection of full-text Industry Market Research and Industry Risk Ratings. Using economic, demographic, government, and other data, IBISWorld analysts produce in-depth reports on more than 700 U.S. industries that feature a North American Industry Classification Systems (NAICS) number, as well as several hundred additional specialized or "niche" industries in the United States. MSOE’s subscription to IBISWorld provides access to the following full-text modules: U.S. Industry Reports, U.S. Industry iExpert Summaries, U.S. Specialized Industry Reports, and U.S. Specialized Industry iExpert Summaries. In each module, users can search by keyword, company, or NAICS numbers.
  • Military and Government Collection
    Designed to offer current news pertaining to all branches of the military and government, this database offers a collection of periodicals, academic journals and other content pertinent to the increasing needs of these sites.
  • ProQuest Dissertations and Theses Global
    ProQuest Dissertations and Theses Global is the official digital dissertations archive for the Library of Congress. The collection includes work by authors from more than 1,700 graduate schools and universities. It offers citations to 3 million dissertations and theses from around the world from 1861 to present day, with over a million available for download in PDF format.
  • ProQuest Research Library
    This database features coverage of over 900 general magazines and some scholarly journals covering all subject areas.
  • Science Reference Center
    Access to hundreds of science encyclopedias, reference books, periodicals, and other sources.
  • is a gateway to government science information and research results, searching 42 scientific databases and 200 million pages of science information in one query.
  • SciFinder  
    This database provides access to a large and reliable collection of chemical information. This database also includes content from other scientific disciplines including biological and biomedical science, engineering, materials science and much more.
  • Statistical Abstract of the United States
    The ProQuest Statistical Abstract of the United States is the authoritative and comprehensive summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic conditions of the United States.

Library Catalog

  • Classic Library Catalog
    Find books, electronic books, journals, theses, DVDs and more materials available through the library.

References and Citations


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Selected Books

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Electrical Safety - Martha J. Boss (Editor); Gayle Nicoll (Editor)
Call Number: TK152 .E5435 2015
ISBN: 9781482230178
Publication Date: 2014-10-29

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Digital Integrated Circuits - John E. Ayers
Call Number: TK7874 .65 .A94 2010
ISBN: 9781420069877
Publication Date: 2009-10-05

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Digital Design - M. Morris Mano; Michael D. Ciletti
Call Number: TK7888 .3 .M343 2013
ISBN: 9780132774208
Publication Date: 2012-01-02

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Embedded Systems - Raj Kamal
Call Number: TK7895 .E42 K35 2008
ISBN: 9780073404561
Publication Date: 2006-09-01


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