Engineering Practices Introductory Course Sequence (EPICS)

Need research help? 

1) Visit the EPICS Librarian, Brianna Buljung, in her office in the Library--Room 270A.

2) Stop by EPICS / NHV Library Office Hours - Tuesdays, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM on the main floor of the library

Can't make it then? 

Food Deserts Library Session (Fall 2016)

Evaluating Sources WorksheetPDF versionText only version

Team AssignmentsPDF versionText only version -- Articles and websites to be evaluated

Quick Help slidesPDF versionText only version-- accessing library resources

Find technical reports

IEEE Editorial Style Manual

Library instruction videos

Getting Started with Urban Agriculture Information

Informal Urban Agriculture: the Secret Lives of Guerrilla Gardners –- EBOOK

Eat here: Reclaiming homegrown pleasures in a Global Supermarket -- S571.5 .H34 2004 

Colorado Gardening –- EBOOK

Restricted access GreenFile -- Popular and scholarly journals in related to agriculture, human ecology and sustainable development. Provides some full text.

Restricted access  Environmental Sciences and Pollution Management -- popular and scholarly articles, reports and more

Colorado State University Extension 

Denver Urban Gardens 

Find Articles

  Library Catalog-- Books, full-text articles, maps, e-books, government publications, and more. Sign in for more results.

  Restricted accessAcademic Search Premier -- Popular and scholarly journals in multiple disciplines. Provides some full text.

  Restricted accessAcademic OneFile -- Popular and scholarly journals in multiple disciplines. Provides some full text.

  Restricted access Engineering Village (Compendex & Inspec) -- Scholarly and research literature in engineering including civil, mechanical, aerospace, automotive, and industrial.

  Google Scholar --  Scholarly publications in multiple disciplines. Links to our full text resources if you're on the campus network.

Find Books

Library Catalog

Prospector (regional catalog)

Library guide to finding books

Help with codes and standards from Mines Library and Cornell University Libraries.

Technical Writing

  • A Guide to Writing as an Engineer  T11 .B396 2009 (most recent edition available at the Front Desk)
  • Escape from the ivory tower: A guide to making your science matter Q223 .B37 2010
  • How to write & publish a scientific paper  T11 .D33 1998
  • How to write and publish engineering papers and reports  T11.M418 1990
  • The scientist's handbook for writing papers and dissertations  T11 W48 1991
  • Writing Guidelines for Engineers and Science Students.  Online Resource.
  • Mines Writing Center


  • Beautiful Evidence  P93.5 .T837 2006
  • Beyond Bullet Points: Using Microsoft Office PowerPoint to Create Presentations that Inform, Motivate, & Inspire Internet Resource Restricted access
  • Presentations for Librarians -- Do not let the name stop you. Useful suggestions for approaching your presentation, the use of color and fonts, and presentation design.
  • Presentation Tips
  • Scientific Papers and Presentations  T11 .D324 2005
  • Technically Speaking: A Guide for Communicating Complex Information T10.5 .D37 1998
  • Giving a Presentation (short video with tips on good and bad presentation techniques)
  • Oral Communication Excellence for Scientists and Engineers Based on Executive Input: Internet Resource Restricted access

Professional Attire 

  • Dress Smart Women: Wardrobes that Win in the New Workplace  TT507 .G74 2002
  • Look, Speak, & Behave for Men: Expert Advice on Image, Etiquette, and Effective Communication for the Professional  HF5386 .Y34 2007
  • Look, Speak, & Behave for Women: Expert Advice on Image, Etiquette, and Effective Communication for the Professional  HF5386 .Y345 2007
  • And for extreme dress code + humor -- Burleson Consulting's Professional Dress Code Tips.

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