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This guide includes useful resources to assist students to find relevant information needed for their research, design projects, and assignments.

Electronic Books

Search in various electronic book collections about topic related to materials science and engineering

Finding Articles

Using DragonSearch:

Try DragonSearch to find  peer reviewed research articles from scholarly journals. 

  • Use relevant research keywords related to your topic. 
  • For example, type 'Mathematical Reasoning' and click on Search.
  • Refine your search results by selecting options such as  'peer review' and 'Articles and more'.
  • Explore your results, find and access papers you need. 

Electronic Databases

Use databases below to find scholarly journal articles about the topic of your research project.

Technical Reports

What is a technical report? A technical report is a document that describes the process, progress, or results of technical or scientific research, or the state of a technical or scientific research problem.

Web Sources

Open Access Mathematics books:

Math textbooks are designed to meet the standard scope and sequence requirements of their respective courses – and are 100% free online. Complete with free resources for educators (like LMS course shells, lecture slides, instructor answer keys, and more), all OpenStax textbooks are fully customizable.

Mathematics Classroom Resources

MIT OpenCourseware

Since 2001, MIT OpenCourseWare has been creating new opportunities for millions of learners and educators, sharing Open Educational Resources (OER) from MIT and helping to lead a global revolution in free access to knowledge

National Museum of Mathematics

This collection of lessons and web resources is aimed at classroom teachers, their students, and students' families.

MoMath, the National Museum of Mathematics, is an award-winning museum that highlights the role of mathematics in illuminating the patterns and structures all around us.  Its dynamic exhibits, galleries, and programs are designed to stimulate inquiry, spark curiosity, and reveal the wonders of mathematics.