Science Libraries Information Guide
Masters in Energy Science, Technology & Policy program
Library Homepage: http://www.library.cmu.edu/
Click on “Research Guides” to find relevant resources in your discipline concentration.
At the Sorrells Engineering & Science Library (4400 Wean Hall) you will find materials
covering all the science and engineering fields. At the Hunt Library you will find materials
covering public policy as well as the fields of social sciences, business and the arts.
Biology and Chemistry materials are held: Mellon Institute Library (4400 Fifth Ave., 4th fl).
→ Connecting from Off Campus :
use this link to get to all CMU
resources from anywhere on the planet.
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Book Loan Period
Graduate: 90 days – 100 books - 1 renewal per book.
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Journals – can be checked out for 24 hours.
Scanners & Equipment– Available at all libraries
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Printing - Swipe your CMU ID card at the library printer release station.
Renew your materials online.
Use “My Account” link to renew items; located under the website banner on the right side.
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Need materials that Carnegie Mellon does not own?
Request articles, books, and other items. Questions?
Call: 412-268-7215 or email: [email protected]
→ Local libraries you can borrow from (in person)
The Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh
 With your Carnegie Mellon ID card and proof of local residence,
go to the Main (Oakland) Library desk for a library card.
The University of Pittsburgh Library System
 With your Carnegie Mellon ID and proof of current registration, go to
the Hillman Library lending desk, lower level for a borrowing card.
→ Research Databases
Recommended Databases
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Environment & Energy Publishing (E&E)
E&E is the leading source for comprehensive, daily coverage of
environmental and energy policy and markets with five daily online
publications are considered “must-reads” by people who track and
influence energy, environmental and climate policy.
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Environmental Impact Statements: Digests
Access to the hundreds of environmental impact statements issued each
year by the federal government. Entries include a clear description of the
project, sections on positive impact and negative consequences and legal
mandates.
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Environmental Science & Pollution Management
This multidisciplinary database provides comprehensive coverage of the
environmental sciences. Abstracts and citations are drawn from over
10,000 serials including scientific journals, conference proceedings,
reports, monographs, books and government publications.
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IEEE Xplore
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Knovel - full-text manuals, handbooks, and encyclopedias, plus
interactive tools for data analysis.
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Scopus and Web of Science (WhoCitedWho databases…)
HINT: Zotero free of charge Citation Manager, Firefox extension
Mendeley, free of charge Citation Manager
For research assistance please contact:
Donna Beck, Engineering Librarian, [email protected], 412-268-7213
Lynn Berard, Engineering Librarian, [email protected], 412-268-2428
Matthew Marsteller, ECE, Math & Physics Librarian, 412-268-7212
[email protected],
Science Libraries Reference Service, [email protected]
Guide Link: http://www.andrew.cmu.edu/user/donnab/ESTPlibrariesguide2015.pdf
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