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This is a general research guide for the undergraduate and graduate courses in OSU's Engineering programs. You'll find suggestions for locating books, articles, topical overviews, research tools, and factual information.

Starting Places "searches over 60 databases and 2200 selected websites, offering 200 million pages of authoritative U.S. government science information, including research and development results.

TRAIL (Techical Report Archive and Image Library) a collaborative project to digitize, archive, and provide persistent and unrestricted access to federal technical reports issued prior to 1975.

Finding NTIS reports

OSU Libraries owns most of the reports distributed by the National Technical Information Service (NTIS) since 1963. The NTIS report collection is on microfiche on the 3rd floor of the Valley Library.  Some of the reports are available in print or online. Not all of the reports that OSU Libraries have access to appear in the OSU Libraries' 1Search.

Search NTIS publications