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Supporting the energy instruction and research needs of CWRU, Great Lakes Energy Institute, Cleveland, Ohio, and beyond.
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Engineering Reading Room

The Engineering Librarian, Brian Gray, holds office hours in various locations in CSE such as Nord Hall 3rd or 4th floor. See calendar for planned hours.

I can also come to your office, laboratory, or elsewhere where you study. Best way to contact me for an appointment is to email me at

GREENR - Global Reference on the Environment, Energy, and Natural Resources


  • Updated daily.
  • Portals that cover topics such as energy, air & water quality, carbon footprints, resource management, land reclamation, and related environmental issues.
  • Multi-disciplinary.
  • Looks at issues from the standpoint of business, economics, law, science, etc.
  • See the big picture by having access to periodicals, current news, academic journals, podcasts, videos, images, and conference proceedings.
  • In the future, it will also include information about governance by state, funding, and green jobs (might include actual job board).
  • GREENR - Video
    Short introduction video to get you started.
    Provides content on the development of emerging green technologies and discusses issues on the environment, sustainability and more.


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Helpful suggestions and guidances in searching energy and sustainability information will be provided in the following areas:

Key Research Databases

  • Compendex
    Comprehensive interdisciplinary engineering database that is the electronic equivalent of the print Engineering Index. Covers the entire spectrum of engineering, in depth, with abstracts from over 5,000 international journals, conference papers and proceedings, and technical reports
  • IEEE Xplore
    Journal articles, conference papers, and technical standards from 1988 to the present.
  • Knovel Scientific and Engineering Databases
    Handbooks, databases, and conference proceedings for the applied science disciplines.
  • Web of Knowledge
    Delivers easy access to high quality, diversified scholarly information in the sciences, social sciences, and arts and humanities, as well as search and analysis tools that enhance this content.

E&E News - Energy Alerting Service

KSL offers access to a daily alerting service that tracks environmental and energy policy. Content can be viewed from the website, by RSS feed, or you may sign up for email alerts on the website (look for "Get E-mail Alerts" at the bottom of the page). VPN is required for viewing the website when using wireless or off campus.

In addition to daily news and analysis, our subscription gives you access to special reports and valuable research tools. Be sure to check out the searchable story and video archive, and key documents.

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About ClimateWire, E&E Daily, Greenwire, E&ENews PM and Land Letter:
ClimateWire tracks the daily politics and policy on climate change issues, both nationally and globally. E&E Daily and Greenwire both track environmental and energy issues. While E&E Daily focuses on environmental and energy legislation in the U.S. Congress, Greenwire covers how these issues play out in the courts, states and federal agencies. E&E Daily is published every day Congress is in session and Greenwire is published 5 days a week at noon, Eastern Time. E&ENews PM is published daily at 4:30 p.m., and brings you all the late-breaking developments from Capitol Hill and everywhere else, so you're ahead of tomorrow's headlines and up-to-speed on any major action. Land Letter, published every Thursday at 1:00 PM, takes an in-depth look at natural resources and conservation issues.

  • E&ETV
    Explore the other tabs such as E&E Daily, ClimateWire, EnergyWire, OnPoint, Greenwire, and reports.

Chemical & Macromolecular Engineering

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