Getting Started with Knovel

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Knovel is an online library of 3000+ technical books and databases. All the resources included have been vetted for quality through normal publication channels. Some of the most important sources of physical, electrical, chemical, and mechanical property information are included in Knovel. Large encyclopedia sets in technical areas ranging from energy, sustainability, environmental sciences and chemical engineering and nanoscience are here, too.

Everything is full-text. Everything is searchable. Some resources include interactive graphs, charts and equations.

Knovel also provides access to more than 800 interactive equations, a fantastic periodical table, and an extensive unit conversion tool.

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Citations from Knovel

Clicking the "Citation" button will lead you to the box that will have a citation of the resource or the option to export to your favorite citation manager. (Don't have a favorite? Try Mendeley or EndNote Basic. See the related Research Guides for more information).

You will need to scroll down in that box to see the URL needed to access the specific section of the book/resource you are using.

The "Export as" option allows you to download the reference/citation into Mendeley, EndNote Basic, Zotero and other bibliographic citation managers.