Biomedical Engineering and Design

Information specific to BME and BME/CBID design teams.

Compendex (Engineering) and More

Start with Compendex to find Engineering articles and more.



How to export Compendex citations to your citation manager:

1. In your search results, click the boxes next to those you want to export, and then click the "download" icon:

2. Choose where you would like to export to:

Information about Other Subjects:

1. Library home page --> Databases

2.  Click "Browse list of databases"


3. Choose a subject to see the databases with information about it.


4. In each list, start with the databases under CORE -- they are the best and most relevant 

  • For a description about the database's topics, click "More Info" next to the database name:



  • The patent literature can also supply information about companies. You can examine the patents assigned to a company, especially the recent patent applications, and perhaps gain insight into its plans for research and/or product development.


  • Look at newspapers
  • Look on business databases, and try the three databases listed under CORE, for news about companies, products, and more

Some databases require passwords, or only allow a limited number of simultaneous users.

Some databases need a password.
  1. On the library home page, search the database name and click on it, or search databases by subject and click on the database you want
  2. If the database needs a password, you will be taken to a page that will tell you the password and other things you need to know:


Some databases have a limited number of users, so you should please logout when you are finished using them.

Here are some of them:
  • AccessEmergencyMedicine -- 15 simultaneous users
  • AccessMedicine -- 15 simultaneous users
  • AccessSurgery -- 15 simultaneous users
  • (American Hospital Directory) -- 5 simultaneous users
  • AMED (Allied and Complementary Medicine) -- only 1 user at a time
  • APIC Text of Infection Control and Epidemiology -- 5 simultaneous users

  • DIPPR 801 Chemical Database -- 5 simultaneous users

  • Metabolic & molecular bases of inherited disease OMMBID -- 15 simultaneous users
  • R2 Digital Library -- 2 users at a time per book

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