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PROJ 375 Mechanical Engineering Technology Capstone Project: Finding Information

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Finding Subject Specific Information

If you need secondary sources about:

green manufacturing, green manufacturing index (GMI), performance measures, costing,  lean

check out these databases: 

For a complete list of databases on these topics, go to:

Finding Information Using Google

Google Web Search

Google Tips and Tricks

1. Add to search for Canadian content. This works for other domains too, such as for Canadian government for colleges and universities.

2. Use the minus sign (-) in place of NOT to remove results with a certain word.

3. Like in Library Search, use Quotes (" ") to find phrases, such as "Southern Alberta Institute of Technology" or "Repetitive Strain Injury". 

4. Use the Advanced Search. The Advanced Search will make it easier to break up your concepts and search strategically. 

5. Evaluate critically. Be careful about using any result you find online, as there may be bias, issues with credibility, and sometimes just downright lies. Evaluate your information using RADAR.


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Standards and Codes

Access the following standards via the Library:

  • ASTM
  • ASME
  • ISO
  • AP

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