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Subject guide for engineering

Subject Resources

If you're just starting out as an engineering student and need to get some background/fundamentals, the following can help:

To search all of Schewe's databases, use the following:

The databases below will be your best bets for starting your research in Computer Science. If you are having trouble articles, see our Finding Articles guide, or ask a librarian for help.

The best place to find books about engineering is in the Schewe Library Catalog or in the library on the shelves primarily in the 620 - 629 range (or the 660 range for chemical engineering) on the upper level. If you are having trouble finding more books, see our Finding Books guide. Here are some suggested titles:

Here are some websites which might be helpful for an engineering student:

You can find reliable and high-quality videos on a variety of topics below:

You can find reliable and high-quality engineering videos on the following topics:

For help citing in the APA format, which is often used in engineering, consider using Schewe Library's APA citation guide:

Have subject specific questions?

If you have questions, you can contact us at:


Luke Beatty
 -- Library Director
217.245.3573


Garrett Traylor
 -- Reference & Cataloging Librarian
217.245.3022

For general inquiries, call 217.245.3020 or email us at schewe@ic.edu.