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MEAM 537 Nanotribology: Overview

This guide provides information resources to support MEAM 537 Nanotribology.

Asst. Director, Science Libraries and Engineering Librarian

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Doug McGee
Biotech Commons
Johnson Pavilion
3610 Hamilton Walk
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Finding Information for Your Project

Welcome to the Library!  These are some resources that will help you with your Nanotribology projects.

We have organized the resources into collections of related material.  They are:

  • Background Information: Books to give you a good idea of the general landscape of research in your area.  
  • Journal Articles and Patents: Tools for locating primary source and review materials, which report experimental procedures, results, and specifications.
  • Citation Management: Tools that will make it easy for you to create and format bibliographies

Remember that we are here to help!  Please don't hesitate to contact us if you need assistance!

Writing Resources

Here are available resources writing and citation support as well as information on avoiding plagiarism.

Access Library Resources from Anywhere!

Connect to Penn’s electronic resources from anywhere you happen to be using any device you choose!
  • Use a link found on Franklin or any Penn Libraries Web page
  • Use the Penn Proxy bookmark tool: Add a button to your browser’s bookmark toolbar; then, when you want to view an article off-campus but are prompted for a subscription log-in, simply click the bookmark and enter your PennKey and password.
  • Copy and paste the following link in front of the desired URL:
  • If Penn subscribes to the service, you will be connected!
Problems? Our E-Resources Usage guide provides troubleshooting tips for resolving remote access issues.

Print books can be requested through the Penn Libraries' Pickup@Penn or Books by Mail (within North America) services.

Book chapters and journal articles from Penn Libraries' print collection can be scanned and delivered to your desktop.  Learn more about this service.

Community Health & Engineering Librarian

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Aman Kaur
University of Pennsylvania Libraries
Biotech Commons
Johnson Pavilion
3610 Hamilton Walk
Philadelphia, PA 19104