Engineering

Here are some recommended resources for engineering research. Each tab leads to different information.

New Engineering Books & Ebooks

Find Books

  • Start at the library's home page and use the "Start Your Research Here" search box. 

Limit to Circulating Books to find print books to borrow.

  • Our library has about 30,000 print books.

Limit to Ebooks to find electronic versions of books. You can download and read chapters.

  • Our library has about 200,000 electronic books. 

Search Terms to Try

Copy and paste subjects like these into the book database.

Physics handbooks
Physics encyclopedias
Science encyclopedias
Engineering
Astronautics
Environmental engineering
Electrical engineering
Geophysics
Thermodynamics
Quantum theory
Structural engineering
Calculus


You may also use Boolean logic (using “and”) and truncation (wildcard ending to a word, using the asterisk symbol, *), such as: engineer* and handbook* to find more.

 

Find Electronic Books

Open Access Tech Books

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InTechOpen has 5,000 Open Access books published - openly available worldwide for other researchers to read, download, share, reuse and serve as inspiration for new, potentially groundbreaking discoveries.

ProQuest Ebook Central

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This subscription database offers more than 170,000 electronic books.

  • It requires a SUNY Adirondack username and password for off-campus access.
  • These books originally appeared in print format. The library purchases these books in electronic format.
  • Users may print up to a certain number of pages. Note that printing on campus is limited to 20 pages at a time.
  • Students, faculty and staff may upload chapters to Google Drive, a network account, or a USB.
  • Students, faculty and staff can also create accounts in Ebook Central to download books to a device, save them in an electronic bookshelf, or use the highlighter and other functions.
  • Area residents may visit the library to use the library's computers to access Ebook Central.

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