By Charles Lord
The one resource that focuses completely on engineering and know-how, this significant consultant maps the dynamic and altering box of data assets released for engineers in recent times. Lord highlights simple views, entry instruments, and English-language resources?€”directories, encyclopedias, yearbooks, dictionaries, databases, indexes, libraries, buyer's courses, net assets, and extra. significant emphasis is put on electronic assets. the writer additionally discusses how engineers and scientists use info, the tradition and new release of clinical details, kinds of engineering details, and the instruments and assets you must find and entry that fabric. different sections describe rules, criteria and requisites, govt assets, expert and alternate institutions, and schooling and profession assets. Engineers, scientists, librarians, and different info execs operating with engineering and know-how info will welcome this study
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