How to Access Library Resources: Click the link to a library resource. You may be prompted to log in with your UC username and password. You may have to complete Duo Two-Factor Authentication as well.
These prompts can occur both on and off campus.
Additional Information and Resources for Accessing Library Resources
Look at theses/dissertations at UC and worldwide
Start with a keyword search, then refine by subject or other facets later.
Building a search query:
Narrow your results:
General Engineering Databases
For patent searching, see our Guide on Patents
Note: A few resources are only available on CD-ROM station #1 inside CEAS Library -- (e.g., ACerS-NIST Phase Equilibria Diagrams, SciGlass, Powder Diffraction File)
Configure Google Scholar for UC Libraries access
Enable Google Scholar to identify UC-licensed full-text of journal articles. Access appears as a "Find Full-Text at UC" link.
LibKey Nomad - Browser Plug-In for Full-Text
Download Nomad at www.libkeynomad.com. Available for Firefox, Chrome, Edge, Vivaldi and Brave browsers. After download, enter University of Cincinnati as your institution. More details: thirdiron.com/products/libkey-nomad/.
When you reach available full-text, a blue & green "Download PDF” prompt appears in the lower left. NOTE: You need to be on the article’s page (vs. database search results page) to trigger this prompt. See this example from an International Journal of Science Education article - https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/09500693.2018.1540897 .
Click the "Download PDF" prompt. You may be asked to enter your UC Central Login. Nomad will locate and download a PDF of the article for you or direct you to other options.
Other tools and services for researchers
UC Libraries access to some popular newspapers (including current day):
Music & Theater/Opera Video and Audio (with thanks to CCM's college library)
Cincinnati Public Library
University of Cincinnati Libraries
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