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Materials Science & Engineering Research: Home

Last Updated: Oct 23, 2019 9:09 AM

Getting Started

This guide provides resources for conducting research in materials science and engineering. It is your library research work space. Use the tabs above to link to article databases, books, properties data, phase diagrams, standards, test methods, patents, and other types of information related to research in your field.

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Best Bets

Short on time? These resources are your best bet for this subject area.
The Annual Review of Materials Research covers the significant developments in the field of materials research, including original methodologies, materials phenomena, material systems, and special keynote topics.

Streaming Media

For more streaming media available at UB, check out our Streaming Media webpage.

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U.S. Patent 6641893 B1: Functionally-graded materials and the engineering of tribological resistance at surfaces

How to Read a Scientific Paper


This wonderful tutorial was created by the librarians at Purdue University Libraries.

If you cannot access the interactive flash player version above, please view the PDF version by clicking on this link.

Engineering Librarian

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Erin Rowley
Contact:
119 Lockwood Library
University at Buffalo
Buffalo, NY 14260
716-645-1369

Citation Management Software

UB has a site license to EndNote, software that allows you to collect, store, organize, retrieve, and automatically format references to journal articles, books, patents, and more in your papers. 

For help using EndNote, check out the EndNote Basics Guide here: https://research.lib.buffalo.edu/endnote-basics. The Guide contains descriptions of features, PDF downloads, and videos on how to use EndNote effectively.

For more help, contact Erin Rowley, Engineering Librarian, epautler@buffalo.edu