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ECE4416: Project Research

A guide to help you find background information

Resources for ECE4416 Course Projects

Find Background Information: Handbooks and Encyclopedias

Handbooks and encyclopedias, aka, reference materials,  will provide you with some of the background information you need for your projects. Search the Shared Library Catalogue for both in print and online background sources. Here are a few examples in the field of electrical and computer engineering:

Find Scholarly Articles

TIP: Access the full text of articles

  • Click at the Get it @ Western button to try to get fulltext online. If Get it @ Western doesn't get you fulltext, search the library catalogue's holdings by Journal Title.
  • If the journal issue or conference proceeding isn't in the library catalogue, search for it on the web. You may be able to get it for free.
  • If all else fails, order the article through InterLibrary Loan (RACER) (free for most items for Western users).

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