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To find journal and magazine articles on a particular topic, use one or more of the databases available on the FLITE Web site. These databases provide indexing to thousands of journal titles.
ABI INFORM combines business and industry journals with international and scholarly content. Many important titles are available in full text.
Applied Science and Technology Abstracts
Applied Science and Technology Abstracts provides abstracts for articles from 757 journal titles, and broadly covers science and technology. Full text is available for many of the articles.
DieselNet, the only information service exclusively devoted to engines and emissions, is the internet forum for the exchange of technical and business information on engines, emissions, emission control, and all related issues which, hopefully, will contribute to the development of the clean diesel engine of the future.
Suggestions to retrieve better/more results:
- Search topic as both a keyword and subject
- Combine terms with AND or OR
- Set date ranges limit to a specific time
- Use quotes for phrases
Business and Company Resource Center
Lexis Nexis Academic Universe
Gale's Business and Company Resource Center and the "Business" tab of Lexis Nexis Academic Universe provide access to extensive information about companies and industries.
See the FLITE Business and Company Information Research Guide for more information and business, companies, and industry.
Alldata Pro is an online database of automotive repair information. Coverage is from 1982 models to the present. Alldata also includes recent technical service bulletins from manufacturers and an extensive Technician's Reference section. Please note that Alldata can only be accessed from the automotive building and from FLITE.
Searchable by make, model, and year of a specific vehicle, the Chilton Library includes "exclusive photographs, diagnostics, step-by-step repair procedures, Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) maintenance schedules, wiring diagrams, recalls and Technical Service Bulletins (TSBs) for automobiles and light trucks."
A very large full-text database with over 50 million articles covering a myriad of subjects, General OneFile indexes both newspapers and journals. Coverage is from 1980 to present. A few journals, especially older dates, give only selective full-text.
For books and documents at FLITE, and for ebooks, use the Catalog tab on the FLITE home page.
Use MelCat to look up books in other Michigan Libraries. MelCat items will be delivered to the circulation desk and you will receive an Email when the items arrive. If materials you need aren't available via MelCat try InterLibrary Loan.
Are all websites created equal?
Use one of these guides to help evaluate websites.
Internet Resources Evaluation
Resource Evaluation guide from University of California at Berkeley
Ask a Reference Librarian.
You can find librarians at the Oval Information Desk located on the First Floor of FLITE, by phone at 231-591-3602, by email, or via chat. More information is available at FLITE help.
FLITE Tutorials can also help you get started.
Plagiarism tutorials and self-help guides, plus a link to step-by-step citation assistance.
Citations - a FLITE guide
A guide to understanding citations, and a link to different online citation management tools that can help you input your sources and create your bibliographies.
Contact: Fran Rosen/ Email / Phone: 231-591-3043 / Office: FLITE 414C
Don't forget, you are welcome to come to the Oval Information Desk and ask for help any time. You can also call us 231-591-3602 or chat with us.
Last update: September 10, 2011