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Information resources and services in... Engineering (Your doctoral thesis 2)

Information resources and services in... Engineering (Your doctoral thesis 2)

Take full advantage of databases in Engineering! Learn about the EngineeringVillage platform (Inspec, Compendex), IEEEXplore, Web of Science and Scopus.

This activity belongs to the "Your doctoral thesis" training itinerary. It is recommended in a intermediate phase of making your thesis.

  • Search strategies
  • Inspec and Compendex: databases about engineering (civil, structures, computing, electronics, energies, materials and metallurgy, bioengineering, air and water pollution, chemistry, waste management).
  • IEEEXplore: database by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. including full text from journals, standards and proceedings edited by IEEE/IEE.
  • Web of Science and Scopus



Price: Free for UPC members. Non-members, 25 eur/h

Directed to: Administrative staff (PAS), PhD, Teaching and research staff (PDI)

Keywords: Information resources, Information search, Services of libraries

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The course will be carried out if there is a minimum of five registrations.
The ICE issues a certificate of assistance to the participants.

This course is recommended in an initial phase of doing your thesis. It belongs to “Your doctoral thesis" training itinerary, made of the following courses:

  1. Information organization tools
  2. Information resources and services in...
  3. Advanced Mendeley 
  4. Scientific publishing
  5. Visibility and impact 
  6. Writing and preparing your manuscript