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Solar Energy Resources



Click on the links below to see what books are available in the library in some key areas related to Alternative Energy Sources.

To find additional books, search in our online catalog using Advanced Keyword Searching and using appropriate research keywords.

Electronic Books

Click on the links below to access electronic books (Access only to Drexel faculty and students)

You can access full book chapters using electronic book collections such as ebrary, ENGnetBASE,  Knovel, MATERIALSnetBASE, and MECHANICALnetBASE.

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 ‘Solar Thermal and Photovoltaics ’ 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. You can also limit to articles from scholarly publications, including peer-review.
  • Electronic Databases
    Use databases below to find scholarly journal articles on the topic of your research project. 

    News and Recent Developments

    Use the following databases to find information on breaking news in biomedical technologies in magazines and newspapers

    Web Resources

    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

    Meeting with me for research consultation:

    You can also set up an appointment with me for more in depth research consultations. Here is how you can do so:
    and click on ‘Book a Reference Consultation’ to set up a meeting time

    You can also email me at or call me at 215 895-1873 and set up a meeting with me. My office is in room 132 in the Library.

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