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Engineering (Berks)

Recommended research sources and tools for engineering students at Penn State Berks.

Background research for solar EV charging stations

Complete these activities, featuring engineering research databases from University Libraries, to gather background information for designing solar EV charging stations.

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Reflection Questions

Which database do you think was the most useful for background research on solar charging stations for electric vehicles? Why?

Is there an advantage to searching multiple databases about your topic? Why or why not?

Compare the information provided by the library databases to the information you can find via Web search (ex. Google). What are the benefits of using library databases? What are the benefits of using Web search? How can you use both tools in your search strategy?

Databases used in these activities

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Sarah Hartman-Caverly
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