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This course guide provides quick access to resources useful to your Materials Science and Engineering research.

Trade Journals

Definition: periodicals sharing news and other information of interest to a specific type of business or industry; usually published by a trade association.

Why search through trade journals?

  • keep up-to-date on latest developments, including emerging technologies

  • connecting with potential employers

  • contacting suppliers

You can access trade journals in a couple of different ways. You can search through a database (such as Academic OneFile) to find articles; or you can find/browse through and this Wikipedia list of trade magazines. You should be able to access the full-text versions of these journals through the library’s website or through the magazine’s website.

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