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Research and Writing in Manufacturing Engineering: Search

Step 3: Search for Stuff in 4 Places

  1. Make a list of what you already know.
  2. Connect Google Scholar to WWU.
  3. Look at credible YouTube videos and YouTubers.
  4. Find technical information and grey literature (semi-scholarly, semi-business).
  5. Search Web of Science and IEEE.

Use Prior Knowledge

Connect Google Scholar

If you connect Google Scholar to Western Washington University, free versions of articles that Western Libraries holds will be linked on the right side with FindIt@WWU.

Credible YouTube videos and Youtubers

Technical information and grey literature

WWU Paid Subscriptions: Web of Science and SciFinder