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Integrate Engineering Village data within your own platform

on Thu, 08/25/2016 - 23:19

Introducing Engineering Village's new Search and Retrieval APIs

Engineering Village APIs are the perfect choice for your federated search solution to access and present Engineering Village content within your own interface in a seamless behind-the-scenes data integration from our platform to yours. Plus, anyone can obtain an API key and use Engineering Village APIs free of charge through our developer portal.

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  • Both Search and Retrieval APIs help meet your research needs more effectively as the APIs are designed to increase the discoverability of Engineering Village

Gearing Up for the Engineering Academic Challenge: How Everyone Wins

on Wed, 08/10/2016 - 17:33

By Marilynn Larkin

The Hollywood movie, “The Martian,” opens with a dust storm. How long do such dust storms usually last?

As an R&D engineer with Autodesk, you are developing a CAD system to algorithmically optimize mechanical performance of a 3D-printed metal-lattice structure? Which machine learning technique best avoids the problem of deception?

These are just two examples of the real-world questions thousands of engineering students from hundreds of institutions around the world will face in the upcoming Knovel/Engineering Village Academic Challenge (EAC). The answers are in multiple-choice

Scheduled maintenance for Engineering Village on Sunday, July 31, 2016

on Fri, 07/29/2016 - 04:02

Engineering Village will be unavailable due to scheduled maintenance from Sunday, July 31 at 8:00 AM EST until Sunday, July 31 at 2:00 PM EST. We aplogize for this inconvenience. 

Please use The World Clock Time Zone Converter to convert the announced planned outage time to your local time.

Today marks the anniversary for the signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990

on Tue, 07/26/2016 - 04:49

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) is a civil rights law that protects against discrimination based on disability and Engineering Village is committed to ensuring our platform is made accessible to the widest possible audience, regardless of technology or ability. Our Engineering Village team consists of developers and user experience specialist who actively work to increase the accessibility and usability of our website, and in doing so, adhere to many of the available standards and guidelines.

On July 27, 2016, Internet Explorer 8 (IE8) will no longer function within Engineering Village

on Thu, 07/21/2016 - 19:43

Internet Explorer 8 (IE8) is no longer supported

On July 27, 2016, Internet Explorer 8 will no longer function within Engineering Village as Microsoft officially discontinued this browser version in January, 2016.  

In order to continue benefitting from Engineering Village’s new features and functionalities, we ask that you update your browser to IE 9 or higher, or use Google Chrome or Firefox to stay in compliance with our platform requirements.

View an earlier blog announcing IE8 discontinuation.

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact us.

Engineering Village Beta, preview new features and product enhancements

on Mon, 07/11/2016 - 04:14

This week, we made Engineering Village Beta search and retrieval available to our customers. As our product, user experience and development teams continue to improve Engineering Village we'd like to share their progress along the way. This month, Engineering Village Beta is featuring our new Results page preview, which plan to launch in August with your input incorporated. We believe the refreshed Results page will make your research more effective, but don't take our word for it - access the new Results page in Beta then tell us what you think

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Highlights from ASEE's 123rd Annual Conference & Exposition 2016

on Fri, 07/08/2016 - 05:18


ASEE's 123rd Annual Conference & Exposition took place June 27-29 in the Big Easy - New Orleans, Louisiana. The conference boasted attendance from over 4,000 leaders across 500 university and college engineering schools. In fact, nearly 90 percentof all U.S. engineering colleges are ASEE members.

ASEE Annual gives librarians, professors, deans, instructors and students a chance to present papers, thought-leadership sessions, network with colleagues and collaborate across academic institutions. It's also a reunion of sorts for the many friendships that started through ASEE divisions. The

Women in Engineering - Hazel Screen, Engaging communities in sustainable design

on Thu, 06/23/2016 - 03:32

Today's spotlight: Hazel Screen, Professor of Biomedical Engineering & Materials

In celebration of #WomeninEngineering, and our June 23rd sponsorship of National Women in Engineering Day in the United Kingdom, we are spotlighting Hazel Screen, Professor and Director of the Centre for Biomedical Engineering & Materials at the Queen Mary University of London. Learn how Dr. Screen's team is working to develop enhanced rehabilitation aids and prosthetic parts for people. Read Hazel Screen's full interview - Elsevier Connect's Women in Engineering 

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Join Engineering Village at ASEE!

on Wed, 06/22/2016 - 23:48

Join the Engineering Village team at ASEE!  Drop by our booth or schedule time to meet with us at one our activities. 
Please also follow @EngVillage #ASEEAnnual for the latest news at the conference.

 

Sunday, June 26 – Tuesday, June 28: Elsevier Booth #519
Engineering Village is hosting “Quick Feedback” sessions with Engineering Village User Experience Specialist, Heather Singleton. Customers will be asked to discuss new designs, concepts, and ideas we have for Engineering Village! Schedule time with Heather

Monday, June 27: ELD panel 1:15-2:45 PM “A Game Based Learning Approach: Global

Women in Engineering - Sarah Bell an environmental engineer researching sustainable urban water systems

on Sat, 06/11/2016 - 03:24

Celebrating Women in Engineering

Engineering Village (official sponsor) has partnered with Elsevier Engineering journals to support National Women in Engineering Day (NWED16) in the United Kingdom on June 23rd. In support of #NWED2016, we've launched an international campaign to raise the profile of #womeninengineering. We have interviewed outstanding female engineers to learn about interesting engineering projects that they have worked on over the years to better understand their research and what motivates them.

Today's spotlight: Sarah Bell, Engaging communities in sustainable design

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