Basic Information Sources

in the

Lake Superior State University Library

Summer 2005



Schenk, Margaret T. and Webster, James K. What Every Engineer Should Know About Engineering Information Sources. New York: Marcel Dekker, Inc., 1984. Ref T 10.7 .S34 1984


Considine, Douglas M., and Considine, Glenn D. eds. Van Nostrand's Scientific Encyclopedia, 8th ed., 2 vols. New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold Co., 1995. Ref Q 121 .V3 1995

McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science and Technology. 9th ed., 20 vols. New York: McGraw-Hill Book Co., 2002. Ref Q 121 .M3 2002


Ballentyne, D.W.G. and Lovett, D.R. Dictionary of Named Effects and Laws in Chemistry, Physics and Mathematics. 4th ed. London: Chapman & Hall, 1980. Ref QD 5 .B32 1980

Jerrard, H.G. and MacNeil, D.B. A Dictionary of Scientific Units Including Dimensionless Numbers and Scales. 4th Ed. London: Chapman & Hall, 1980. Ref QC 92 .J4 1980

McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms. 3rd ed. New York: McGraw-Hill Book Co., 1984. Ref Q 123 .M34 1984


CRC Handbook of Chemistry and Physics. Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press. Updated yearly. Ref QD 65 .H3

Gaylord, Edwin H. and Gaylord, Charles N. Structural Engineering Handbook. 3rd ed. New York: McGraw-Hill Book Co., 1990. Ref TA 635 .S77 1990

Kaye, G.W.C. and Laby, T.H. Tables of Physical and Chemical Constants and Some Mathematical Functions. 14th ed. London: Longman, 1973. Ref QC 61 .K3 1973

Metals Handbook. 9th ed. Metals Park, OH: American Society for Metals, 1978--. Ref TA 459 .M43 1978


Gillispie, Charles Coulston, ed. Dictionary of Scientific Biography. 16 vols. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1970-1978. Ref Q 141 .D5

Turner, Roland and Goulden, Steven L. Great Engineers and Pioneers in Technology. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1981. Ref TA 139 .G7 1981


Thomas Register of American Manufactures and Thomas Catalog File. New York: Thomas Register Publishing Co. Updated every other year. Ref T 12 .T6 and on line


Applied Science and Technology Index. New York: H.W. Wilson, 1958--.
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