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Engineering -- ENGR110/112 library research guide

How to use library services and resources for new engineering students.

Take a tutorial

Try any of the following database tutorials in addition to LibrarySearch!

LibWizard Tutorials

Using library search

Using Library Search

Library Search is the search and discovery tool of the major collections available through the University of Victoria Libraries.

Compendex (Engineering Village)

Compendex is the most comprehensive interdisciplinary engineering database in the world with over 9 million records referencing 5,000 engineering journals and conference materials dating from 1884.

IEEE Xplore Digital Library

Online delivery system providing full text access to the world's highest quality technical literature in electrical engineering, computer science, and electronics.

Web of Science

Reliable, integrated, multidisciplinary research. Information on emerging trends, subject specific content and analysis tools. Includes Science Citation Expanded®, Social Sciences Citation Index®, and Arts & Humanities Citation Index™.


Scopus indexes content from 25,000 active titles and 7,000 publishers to provide a comprehensive, curated abstract and citation database with enriched data and linked scholarly content.
Quickly find relevant and trusted research, identify experts via author profiles, and access reliable data, metrics and analytical tools.

Google Scholar

Google Scholar provides a simple way to broadly search for scholarly literature. From one place, you can search across many disciplines and sources: peer-reviewed papers, theses, books, abstracts and articles, from academic publishers, professional societies, preprint repositories, universities and other scholarly organizations. Google Scholar helps you identify the most relevant research across the world of scholarly research.

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