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Petroleum Engineering - Finding Articles

For some assignments, our Discovery Service will give you enough sources to work with.

Sometimes you may want to try specific databases or journals – perhaps your lecturer has recommended particular names as a good way of finding articles. This page lists key sources for Petroleum Engineering:

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Full text of every article published by the Association for Computing Machinery. Some conference proceedings are available full text as well.

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Covers all areas of business and management and is particularly useful for engineering subjects which connect with the business world.

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The full-text of thousands of articles from more than 100 peer-reviewed journals published by Emerald. Subjects covered include education, management, human resources, marketing and training – will often have engineering related articles.

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The Energy Citations database (1943–present) has been designed and developed by the US Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Scientific and Technical Information (OSTI). It contains bibliographic records for energy and energy-related scientific and technical information providing access to DOE publicly-available citations from 1948 through the present, with continued growth through regular updates

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Engineering Village not in Discovery 

Indexes to journal articles and conference proceedings for a wide range of topics including engineering . This includes Compendex and INSPEC. A guide to this database can be accessed here.

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Google Scholar not in Discovery 

Google scholar is a variant of Google which searches for academic material including articles, books, conference papers and preprints. A guide to this resource can be found at http://www.lib-guides.port.ac.uk/LG178.pdf

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Full text of technical literature in electrical engineering, computer science and electronics which will often include mathematical papers of use.

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Archive of the Proceedings of the Institute of Mechanical Engineers including over 200,000 pages of unique material.

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OnePetro is an online library of technical literature for the oil and gas exploration and production (E&P) industry. Content includes journal articles and conference proceedings.

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This is a large collection of maths, science, technology and medicine related full-text and bibliographic information.  A guide to this resource can be found here: http://www.libr.port.ac.uk/libguides/LG597.pdf

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Scopus not in Discovery 

Scopus is the largest abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature including scientific journals, books and conference proceedings. It provides an overview of the world's research output covering the fields of science, technology, medicine, social science and the arts and humanities.

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