Cost Estimating & Analysis

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Library Search

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Quick Search Tips

  • First, be as specific as possible
    Broaden your keywords if you don't get enough relevant results.
     
  • For exact phrases
    Use "quotation marks"
     
  • For acronyms or synonyms
    Use OR
     
  • For stemming or word variations
    Use an asterisk (*)
    nav*  Finds navy, naval, navigation
    defen*e  Finds defense and defence
     
  • Limit your search with Advanced Search filters
    Examples:  title only or citation and abstract, date, source, subject area, location

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DL students: we'll also send library-owned materials to you.
Article PDFs can arrive as quickly as 2-3 days. Print books can take 1-2 weeks.

Find a Specific Article

  1. In the library search box, enter the article title in quotes. Add the author (if you have it).



     
  2. If it doesn't come up, try searching the journal directly.
    First find the journal by clicking the Journal Titles button in the top row

    Journal Titles button


     

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