Welcome Back!

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Welcome Back Faculty, Staff, and Students to Fall 2015!

Below are some updates and information about our services and resources from your liaison librarians:

Please contact them if you have any questions about items mentioned in this blog or any other questions about research or instruction.

If you are new to U-M, you may also find the recent "Getting Oriented at the Library" blog post helpful, too.

List of engineering guides

Research Guides

If you are looking for resources for your subject area, you may want to check out the Research Guides.

Select Engineering and you will be able to see specific research guides in your engineering discipline. Also, there are guides for Art and Design, Architecture and Urban Planning. In addition to subject guides, you can find guides on special topics like Data Management Plans and Research Funding and Grants.

Databases and Online Resources

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You can always search for a database or an online resource on the AAEL webpage search box or in Search Tools.  You can find your old favorites like Engineering Village which covers Compendex and INSPEC or Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals, and new resources like Art Source with Art Index Retrospective.

Proxy Server Bookmarklet

If you are off-campus or on wireless on campus and you do not get access to a resource that the library subscribes to, try reloading the page using the Proxy Server Bookmarklet.

E-Textbooks for Fall Engineering Classes

The engineering librarians at the Art, Architecture & Engineering Library are pleased to announce that some engineering textbooks for the Fall 2015 term are available to you in full text online through Library subscriptions.

For a list of courses and books, please see: http://guides.lib.umich.edu/engineering/online-textbooks

From there, follow links to the Mirlyn catalog records for the books and click on “Available online” to access the book. Please note that you may be required to login with your uniqname and password for access.


If you have any questions, please contact your subject liaison as listed above or leave a comment!