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68412 Energy Science and Technology: Understanding

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Because research articles are very specific, and can be very difficult to readily understand, you will need to do some further research on the topics and concepts raised in your article and find additional literature in order to prepare a paper. The Library has many resources to help you do this.

Reference books 

The Library has access to reference books and encyclopedias online via databases. Access Science and Knovel for science and technology are very good sources of information. They will give you definitions of scientific terms and some helpful further readings.


Online books

You can access books online via Proquest e Book Central. Books an separate chapters can be downloaded . Records can also be exported to RefWorks New.


Other articles

If you found your article in Scopus can also view other articles that cite your chosen article and read those to expand your understanding. You can also try re-doing your original search, or search with new keywords based on your reading, but this time not restricting your search to specific journals and the timespan. Of course, you can also search your keywords in other databases as well.

Once you have an understanding of your article, you can begin the fun bit -preparing your paper!