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Library Resources for Basic and Applied Sciences

This guide is for the basic and applied sciences, including chemistry, computing science, engineering, geology, Mathematics and Statistics, and physics

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Elizabeth Rennie
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This guide highlights key resources for research in the basic and applied sciences, including:

  • Chemistry
  • Computer Science
  • Data Science
  • Engineering
  • Geology
  • Mathematics and Statistics
  • Physics

General databases that contain articles from many disciplines can be found in "General Resources" section. If you're new to research it's often useful to start here. This is also a good place to search if you're looking for interdisciplinary research, or your topic involves two or more subjects, like data science and chemistry.

Resources that are specific to each discipline can be accessed on the tabs on the left side.

The Citation Styles tab will bring you to the guides for citation styles. The Writing in the Sciences tab will bring you to resources about writing.

Library Services during COVID-19

Due to Covid-19 there have been a number of changes to TRU Library services, including some new services such as touchless pickup. A full list of available services is available here.

Since most of your research will be done remotely it's important to learn how to Access resources from off-campus

If you have any questions at all please send me an email or schedule an appointment to meet with me and we will meet via phone, chat, email, or video.