Melinda M Livas
Research Support Services
Physical Sciences and Engineering Librarian
Library resources for the Energy System students.
Provides an overview of climate changes and its effect on business, society and the environment.
Caters to those who need to know what’s happening to issues on Capital Hill.
Designed to provide deep, broad and insightful coverage of the transformation of the Energy sector.
Access journal articles and accepted manuscripts resulting from DOE research funding
This site provides population statistics as well as data on land area, natural resources, energy and the economy.
Covers the world literature pertaining to technological and engineering aspects of air and water quality, environmental safety, and energy production.
Provides industry information regarding the key sectors of energy. Data encompasses domestic and international energy information.
An international resources for energy.
A resource that provides information about creative solutions for today’s energy challenges.
Independent Statistics & Analysis (U.S. Energy Information Administration).
Covers climate change, global renewable energy and energy efficiency.
Provides information about market research, legal issues, and document/filings.
Laws and Regulations.
State and federal resources pertaining to tax incentives for renewable and efficient energy.
Searching tips: Go to Regulatory Information by Sector, select Oil & Gas Extraction or Electric Utilities for coal, petroleum, or gas.
Energy economics, mostly oil.
Use Web of Science to find scholarly articles in all disciplines, including chemical engineering and materials science. This database can also be used to identify articles that cite an author or article that you specify. Coverage: 1900 – present. Cited Reference Searching: 1900 – present.
Scopus indexes, selectively abstracts and provides citation analysis for approximately 20,000 peer-reviewed journals from more than 5,000 international publishers, as well as 2,600 open access journals, published sets of conference proceedings, trade publications, books, patents (from the USPTO, European Patent Office, Japan Patent office, World Intellectual Property Organization and the UK Intellectual Property Office) and millions of selected web pages. Coverage extends across disciplines in the life and health sciences, the physical sciences, the social sciences and the arts and humanities.
Articles from popular magazines and scholarly journals for the humanities, social sciences, physical and biological sciences, engineering, business and interdisciplinary fields, with over 5,500 full-text periodicals. Also includes indexing for some newspapers, books and primary sources. Coverage: 1887 – present.
The most comprehensive bibliographic database of engineering research literature, containing references to over 5000 engineering journals and conferences. About half the citations (from 2600 journals and conferences) include abstracts and indexing in the records.
The CEDB provides access to ASCE publications, including journals, proceedings, and standards. Coverage: January 1972 – present, full-text for journals 1985 – present.
SAE is a database of technical papers, magazine and journal articles, books, reports, and standards published by the Society of Automotive Engineers. Coverage: full-text technical papers 1906 – present, full-text journal articles 1998 – present.
The National Transportation Library is a repository of materials from public and private organizations around the country.
A website for transportation researchers and analysts, aimed at providing a broad collection of intermodal transportation data collected by various agencies within the U.S. Department of Transportation or by other federal agencies.
Online subscriptions: the catalog will give the link. NOTE: we sometimes get online content for different years from different sources, R-E-A-D the fine print.
Print subscriptions: the catalog will give you the call number, location, and indicate whether or not it is checked out.
Lists only online journals that UC Davis has an online subscription to. If we have a print subscription, the journal will not be listed here.
(formerly Harvest Catalog) The Library Catalog tells you what the UC Davis library owns, what the call number is, where it is located, and whether or not it is checked out. If there is an electronic version that we subscribe to, the link will be in the catalog.
Use the catalog to locate books, journals, government documents, dissertations, maps, music scores & recordings, movies, and any other materials the library owns.
|MELVYL UC LIBRARY CATALOG MELVYL HELP
The MELVYL catalog tells you what all UC campus libraries own, and also searches other institutions. As with the UCD Library Catalog, MELVYL gives records for books, journals, government documents, dissertations, maps, music scores & recordings, movies, and other materials.
Library catalogs only search catalog entries (author, title, subject indexing, etc) not the full text of the book.
Google Books searches full-text of books (only titles that Google has scanned), but you cannot access most of them (because they are still under copyright).
But you can use Google Books to identify titles you might be interested in.
–Use Google Books to search for phrases or topics you are intereted in (works well for technical terms).
–Then search for the title of the book(s) in the UCD Library Catalog or Melvyl
OCLC catalog: millions of records for books, journal titles and materials in other formats from approximately 12,000 libraries worldwide.
Coverage: 1000 A.D. to the present.
|More Publisher Collections
Springer eBooks include more than 60,000 titles in English (and selectively in German) from every scientific discipline and many social sciences.
|Wiley Online Library Ebook Collection – NOTE: Interface does not separate ebooks from Wiley ejournals.
Over 2,000 books with 2011-2016 publication dates. The Wiley ebook license comes with broad and favorable rights for, scientific, scholarly and educational uses.
|UC Press eBooks Collection [via eScholarship]–
The University of California eBooks Collection includes about 2,000 titles and is made available through a partnership between the University of California Press and the California Digital Library’s eScholarship program.
HathiTrust is a collection of books digitized by US research libraries. You can search the full-text of over 10 million books, but access to some of the content is restricted. To search for full-text books only:
EndNote is citation management software that allows you to store, manage, and format bibliographic citations, and easily change formatting of citations in Word documents. Available, and free to UC Davis students, faculty & staff (campus has a site license).
Two versions are available:
Below are training videos on the major elements of the EndNote Program. For more information, you are welcome to browse EndNote’s full selection of training videos on YouTube by going to their channel, EndNote Training.
Instructions for Importing Citations into EndNote
Directions for transferring citations into EndNote for the Mac and Windows are given for the version indicated. EndNote Web operates independently of version updates.
Publication manual of the American Psychological Association (6th edition) – American Psychological Association
Call Number: Shields Library Humanities/Social Sciences Reference BF76.7 .P83 2010 (Lib Use Only)
Additional copies are available:
Shields Reserves WZ 345 P83 2010 (Two Hour Loan)
Phy Sci Engr Library Reference BF76.7 .P83 2010 (Lib Use Only)
Carlson Health Sci Library Reference WZ 345 P83 2010 (Lib Use Only)
Blaisdell Medical Library Reference WZ 345 P83 2010 (Lib Use Only)
Blaisdell Medical Lib Reserves WZ 345 P83 2010 (One Week Loan)
Visit these reputable sources for examples of APA style citations.
This comprehensive resource from Purdue University includes instructions on creating in-text citations and References lists.
Created by the University of California Libraries.
These free tools prompt you to enter in the components of a citation, and configure the elements according to APA guidelines. Make sure you verify the accuracy of your results by consulting the Publication Manual!
Developed by the North Carolina State University Libraries.
This site is maintained by the Hekman Library at Calvin College in Michigan. Select ‘APA’ from the Citation Styles menu.
Select the type of source you are citing and complete the web form. For books, you can enter an ISBN to populate the form automatically.
This tool is useful if you only need to generate citations for a couple of sources.