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Selected databases for the School of Mechanical Engineering Advanced Guide

Contact Bette Finn for quick and in-depth database search assistance

  • For personalized one-on-one quick and in-depth assistance searching the GT Library's databases, please contact Bette Finn, your librarian for the School of Mechanical Engineering, at For in-depth search assistance, we can schedule a virtual meeting to search our databases together on your research topics. Also customized group instruction.
  • ME/NRE databases by topic.

Interlibrary Loan. Materials NOT owned/licensed by the GT Library. ILLiad request form

Services for students

Citation/bibliographic management. Styles. Research process and literature reviews

E-Resource Access and Authentication. OpenAthens at Georgia Tech

  • GT Library's OpenAthens video: How to use OpenAthens

  • Begin at the Library home page, choosing A-Z Databases, or Journals A-Z, or GT Library Catalog
  • Selected e-resources require VPN, for remote access 
  • If you have an electronic access question or problem (e-journals, databases, e-books, GT Library Catalog links, etc): "Report an eResource Issue
  • OpenAthens authenticates users for our electronic subscription content. OpenAthens authentication may require login to resources even if on campus. 
  • While accessing e-resources off-campus, you may notice an OpenAthens login screen. The OpenAthens screen may ask you to identify your home institution, such as the "Login via your institution: Other Institution Login" then "Find your organization" or "Find your institution." Search for Georgia Institute of Technology or Georgia Tech. The OpenAthens institution list may not be alphabetical. You may be asked to use the Georgia Tech login service for access to the resource. You may be asked to select your Federation, which is OpenAthens Federation or Open Athens Federation.
  • Report an electronic resource issue (report form for authentication and access issues).