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Materials Science and Engineering

Guide to information sources on materials.

Call Number Ranges

QD Chemistry of materials

TA401-TA492 Engineering materials

TP1080-1185 Polymers and polymer manufacture

Materials related to materials science may be located in various libraries throughout University Park. 

Basic book searching

  • Use the Browse function if you are looking for a specific title or author (type last name first).
  • Use the Keyword function and combine terms to search on a topic then use the subject headings from relevant books for additional search terms.
  • Write down the call number and location for any book you want. If the item is not at your campus use the "I Want It" button to request it. 
  • For electronic books, click the link under the words "online content" to access the full text

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