Last Updated: Jan 23, 2013
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'Get It For Me' is a valuable and time saving service!
GIFM will: (1) scan articles & chapter (<= 50 pages) for you free of charge; (2) borrow material (books, videos, maps etc.) not owned by TAMU from another library; (3) courier material located in a given library (e.g. MSL) to your preferred pick-up library (e.g. Evans); (4) deliver material to faculty offices.
Library guides help identify resources needed for research, class assignments, and projects.
Click on the subject area (e.g. engineering) on the left for a list of subject and class guides.
There's a librarian for that!
Use the contact information on the right side of this guide to make an appointment with your librarian.
Anyone can suggest a class or topic guide
Don't see a subject or class guide that you need? Suggest one!
Anyone can recommend the library to purchase material
Suggest that the library purchase a book, movie, map, journal, database, etc.
Instructors can schedule a library sesssion for a class or research/lab group
Schedule a library session (full class length, or 15 minute overview) for a specific class, or for a research or lab group.
List of library forms
Provides an overview of services available.
Howdy! The purpose of this guide is to enable identification, access and retrieval of information important to study and research in aerospace engineering.
Use the tabs along the top for more details on how to identify, access and retrieve specific kinds of information:
Books, book chapters, etc. — books on a topic, technical reports, etc.
Articles & papers — scholarly, trade, popular magazine, newspaper articles, conference papers, etc.
Theses & Dissertations
Standards & Patents
Use the Searching Tips for information on how to construct a more efficient search
Use the Write & Cite tab above for information on technical writing, citation styles, reference management software, and more...
The list below is a small sample, but use the tabs above ('Find books', 'Find articles', 'Find data') for more comprehensive lists of recommended book and article databases.
AIAA Electronic Library
Full text of AIAA papers and journal articles
Compendex & Inspec
Search simultaneously or separately — together they cover engineering, computer science and physics. They index articles, reports, book chapters dissertations, and more. Use the "Find Text@TAMU" button for document retrieval options.
Safari Tech Books Online
E-book database that contains computer manuals and other books on computer science and technology, including books on C+programming, SolidWorks, MatLab and much more.
Elsevier. Provides access to the full text of many books and journals.
SpringerLink books (MetaPress)
Online books published by Springer
Technology Research Database (Proquest)
Includes Advanced Technologies Database with Aerospace; Engineering Research Database (includes Mechanical Engineering); Materials Research Database.
Web of Knowledge
Indexes journal articles & conference papers only. The science indexing is from 1900 to present.
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