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Industrial and Systems Engineering

Introduction to research in Industrial and Systems Engineering

This guide provides a starting point for resources on Industrial and Systems Engineering. Use the tabs on the side for guidance on resources for Industrial and Systems Engineering research, including

  • background information
  • scholarly sources
  • transportation resources
  • supply chain resources
  • technical reports
  • citations

If you are new to the topic, go to the background information tab to get started. It includes lists of key professional societies and research centers.  Scholarly sources for this discipline include journals or conference proceedings. Go to the scholarly sources tab to see recommended resources.


Search in our library catalog - to identify books, technical reports, reference sources.

Browse this Guide (and related ones) for sources of online information. Click on the tabs, which are pages with links to resources.

Search in several of the library's "Databases" (tab above).  In databases with journal/periodical articles, consider using an Advanced Search to combine concepts/key words.   Within these Guides, click on the "i" icon for more database info.

For brief queries, stop by the INFODesk (ground floor), or call  (404-894-4500) or, enter your query on the Library Help page.  Staff can give you some basic starting points.

For in-depth queries, or  to request a research consultation appointment with me (typically scheduled 2-3 days in advance), please call 404-894-1389, or email: .  Please give me a bit of background - is it for a group project, term paper, etc. ; what library sources you have searched in ; course name/number/Prof. ; details on what you are trying to find, etc.

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