IE 4041W: Senior Design

This guide provides resources students completing their Industrial and Systems Engineering Senior Design project may find useful.

Off-campus access to library resources

Current University students, staff and faculty should be able to get full text and online access to the University Libraries from anywhere. Here are three ways to access the library full text from off campus.

  1. Search the University of Minnesota library website. Log in with your UMN Internet ID and password to access resources.
  2. Log in using the U of M Virtual Private Network (VPN). You will need to download it VPN software to your computer from campus OIT (Office of Information Technology).
  3. Install the Libraries' Proxy Bookmarklet to your browser and click it to reload the page with your U of M login to get access to full text. Watch a proxy bookmarklet video (3 min) to learn more. 

View examples and learn more on our How to get to full text from on and off campus Guide.

Tutorial: How to read and comprehend scientific research articles

How to read and comprehend scientific research articles tutorial video. 5 minutes.
After completing this tutorial, you will be able to:
  • Read scientific research articles
  • Find the main points of articles
  • Engage with articles by taking effective notes

Find Science & Engineering Materials

Note that Google Scholar is a search engine, not a database. The databases listed above actively index the content within, making for better searching. Please do not rely solely on Google Scholar. Contact your liaison librarian for help getting started!

Books on ethics

Find business & marketing information


Walter Library has numerous standards available in paper format that can be searched in the Libraries Catalog.  Email if you have questions or need assistance in finding a standard.


Writing & Presentation Skills

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Last Updated: Feb 5, 2024 3:29 PM