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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

How to use Engineering Village Beta:

1.

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

Now available: Create Custom Names for Saved Searches and Alerts

on Fri, 05/13/2016 - 20:33

 

You can now assign a name to your Saved Searches and Alerts.  By default, Saved Searches and Alerts are assigned a name based on the search query used.  With this new feature, you have the option of replacing the default name with any name you choose up to 32 characters.  

Benefits 

  • Creating custom names for Alerts and Saved Searches enables you to better organize and track your research. 
  • Additionally, researchers and librarians who use project codes to track research time or activity can assign a name based on a project code or description.

Steps:

  1. Create an Alert or Saved Search
  2. On the

New: Recently Published Alerts delivers only the latest engineering research content to your inbox

on Mon, 05/02/2016 - 20:31

Recently Published Document Alerts

Engineering Village Alerts are sent weekly on Fridays and contain all documents loaded that week, which match your saved topical Alert choices.  Now, if you only wish to see the most current articles published, you can turn ON the Recently Published Alerts feature, which will limit Alerts to documents that are published only within the past year.  It's simple!

Steps after creating an Alert

  1. On the top menu bar, select Settings, then Alerts & Searches
  2. In the Recently Published column, change OFF to ON

That's it!  

Login to view Alert changes or request more

Engineering Village: Make your research more effective webinar

on Mon, 04/25/2016 - 07:40

Engineering Village is the essential engineering literature and patents platform. We invite you to join our April webinar as presenter, Michael Schwartz, Information Specialist in support of Elsevier’s suite of engineering products, demonstrates the advanatages of conducting engineering research in Engineering Village, as opposed to other non-engineering specific search tools such as, Google and Google Scholar. Michael will also highlight Expert and Thesaurus search, as well as, how to apply our innovative tools to speed search and discovery for more effective research.

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