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Electrical and Computer Engineering

What kind of information are you looking for?

Welcome to the Electrical & Computing Engineering Research Guide at NJIT. This guide has been designed to introduce you to resources commonly used in ECE research and design -- if you don't find what you're looking for here, get in touch and we'll work together to get you what you need.

 

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What kind of information are you looking for?

Basic background information on anything related to engineering? 

Handbooks provide introductory chapters on all aspects of the engineering process.

Search for books in the NJIT Library collection -- select the "books" tab on the search box

News and views

Check out Professional Organizations and Societies for newsletters, blogs, etc. 

As an NJIT student, faculty or staff, you can get free online subscriptions to the The New York Times and Wall Street Journal. Use these sources to see what journalists report on topics in your field.

Opposing Viewpoints, Environmental Studies and Global Issues provide many possibilities for background information: book chapters, magazine articles, encyclopedia and dictionary entries, etc. A great place to focus on the societal or environmental impact of any research project

Research on a topic?

Finding Research will help you identify databases to search for peer-reviewed original research articles in journals.

Procedures, specifications, or qualifications?

Handbooks give all kinds of useful engineering information like formulas, diagrams, introductory chapters -- they're like textbooks for professionals. 

Standards are community-developed requirements or guidelines that engineers use when designing just about anything.

Latest news and updates on research?
 

Professional organizations and societies -- seek out newsletters, blogs, conferences, etc. to see what professionals are talking about

Government sources -- what kind of federal or state programs are funding research in your field?

Details on inventions?

Look for patents.

Something else? Not sure where to look?

Ask A Librarian! Or consult another one of our many research guides. 

Image source: Kenueone, CC0, via Wikimedia Commons

Electrical Engineering News (IEEE Spectrum Computing)

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