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This guide provides resources and information to assist with Engineering research.

STL Catalog

Use the STL Catalog  to find physical and electronic books, videos, journals, magazines and other materials owned by the Sojourner Truth Library. Search by author, title, subject, or keyword (All Fields).

*Helpful hint*  Scholarly books always have an extensive bibliography and/or rich footnotes. Seek out the references that are listed in these books. Not only will this save you time but in many cases,  you will be referred to other reliable sources. 

Call Numbers

The Sojourner Truth Library uses the Library of Congress Classification System for the call numbers it assigns to most of the items in its collections.

Here is a general listing of call number areas for Engineering:

Accessing E-Books

Finding E-books using the Catalog 

  1. Start on the Library homepage or select the "library" tab within
  2. Select the "Catalog" tab on the homepage and search for a book by title, author, keyword, subject, ISBN or call number. Hit the orange magnifying glass on the right hand side to search. 
  3. Once on the search page, use the refiners on the left hand side to select "Full text Available Online" in Availability and select "Books" in Resource Type. Hit "Apply Filters" at the bottom of the Refiners list. 
  4. The results page will now show E-books for your search terms. Browse the search results page and click on the title of an interested E-book. 
  5. On the description page for the book, scroll to the "View Full Text" for a link to the E-book. 

Go directly to an e-book database

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