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Aerospace engineering handbooks, encyclopedias, dictionaries

This list is a selection of the more important sources of information on Aerospace Engineering available at Concordia Library. It includes material held in the Webster Library (WEB) on the Sir George Williams Downtown Campus, the Vanier Library (VAN) on the Loyola Campus and/or available online. Most materials are located in the Reference area (REF). This is not a complete list. Additional resources may be found by searching CLUES, the library catalogue.


Guides to engineering information

These resources will help you to identify many major sources of information. You can then check in CLUES to see if the newly located items are in the library.


Dictionaries and encyclopedias

These resources provide definitions and background information on a topic. Some encyclopedias may also direct you to further sources of information.


Handbooks

These resources vary in the content they provide. You may find definitions, background information, in-depth discussion of a topic, or data. Some may also direct you to further sources of information.
Many handbooks are in the circulating collection so check CLUES for additional items. Do a KEYWORD search and type in a word describing your topic and the word "handbooks", e.g. KEYWORD > engineering handbooks.


Directories

These resources will enable you to identify articles from periodicals (journals) by subject. Databases are listed on the Librarie's web site. References in some databases have a link that says Find it!@Concordia. This link helps you to know whether Concordia has the journal mentioned in the reference.
A journal title search in CLUES will also show you if the periodical is available at Concordia. Most databases listed are licensed by the Concordia Library and require a Library PIN to be accessed off-campus.


Internet sites of interest

See also the Research Guide by Subject for Mechanical and Industrial Engineering on the Libraries' web site.

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