Welcome to library research in Mechanical Engineering. This guide is intended to help you find library resources specifically aimed at research in the field. I am Bruce Neville, the Mechanical Engineering Librarian. Please don't hesitate to call on me for questions related to library resources on the subject. See the Author Profile on the left for how to reach me.
Finding articles in the journal literature requires the use of indexing and abstracting databases. The databases listed here are good for general searching in Mechanical Engineering. They are listed in increasing order of comprehensiveness. For specialized topics or allied fields, see the Specialized Database tab. The last tab lists some e-journal platforms with mechanical engineering content.
Some specialized and auxiliary databases that might be of use to mechanical engineers are linked here. Coverage is given in a note, if not obvious from the name.
Don't see yourself represented here? Please use the comments section to suggest additional sites!