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Library Research Experience for STAR Scholars

Searching for Books using Library's online catalog

Search in our Library's online catalog using Advanced Keyword searching to search for books and other resources.

Click on the links below to see what resources are available using keywords represented in these links. Tissue Engineering Medical Devices Finance and Accounting Fashion and History Underwater Acoustics National Identity Drug Delivery

Using Summon: Try Summon to find books, articles and more. See also What is Summon? How can I use it?

  • Click on Articles & More Tab in the Library Home page
  • For example, type ‘Stem Cells’ and click on Search Library link.
  • Refine your search results by selecting an option from the left column. For example, select ‘ebook’ option. You will see a listing with links to  electronic books.
  • Try Summon for quick search. For more in depth search, explore the resources below.

Resources for various subject areas

Use databases and other resources included in each of the subject categories below to find scholarly journal articles and other information needed on the topic of your research project.
Using Scirus: Nanotechnology Patent Searching
Scirus is a comprehensive science and engineering specific search engine that searches open-access websites as well as peer-reviewed content from publisher sites.  With over 450 million scientific items indexed at last count, it allows researchers to search for not only journal content but also scientists’ homepages, courseware, pre-print server material, patents and institutional repository and website information.

Scirus is also linked from Databases/Article indexes for Engineering or it can be found by searching on our Library’s online catalog in the ‘Title’ field.

To link to Drexel full text from Scirus, first add Drexel University in the Library Partner Links within Scirus Preferences

Searching for Nanotechnology Patents:

Using Advanced Searching,  select ‘Patents’ as  one of the ‘Information Types’ and use ‘Nanotechnlogy’  as keywords.
See: Nanotechnology patents

Research Guides

Major subject areas Nanotechnology Some Nanotechnology related electronic Journals Some nanotechnology related electronic Journals available through our Library website:

Comprehensive list of Nanotechnology Publications can be accessed through the link:

Instructional Tutorials

  • Refworks (RefWorks is a web-based software application that helps you manage citations. It helps you keep track of the sources you are using for your research and your own notes about the sources)
  • Refworks Tutorials

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