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ChE 333T - Engineering Communication

Sources and information to assist students in Chemical Engineering 333t, Technical Communication.

Articles in Periodicals

You have access to hundreds of databases of all types and subjects via the Libraries.  Here's where you can find a list of them all:

Indexes to Trade/Business Literature and News

Indexes to Technical Literature

Chemical Industry Magazines

A number of trade magazines cover the chemical and process industries.  Unfortunately, their native web sites are not open without a personal or corporate subscription.  Some full text of articles (without graphics) can be found in Business Source Complete, and others have to be consulted via the library's print holdings.  Some of them are described in our Chemical Engineering Economics guide.

CE magazine      

Newspapers

Newspaper coverage tells us about events as they happened, without the advantage of longer analysis and the passage of time.  While in depth investigative journalism can provide excellent background and insight into important topics, it's becoming much rarer these days. 

Newspaper content can be hard to track down; most newspapers put their articles behind subscription paywalls and access via the library is hit or miss and constantly changing. Due to cost, we can't provide direct access to many major metropolitan newspapers that you may want to see, but some of them can be found within aggregator databases such as Nexis Uni and Factiva (see box above). 

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