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Engineering Village to cease support of Internet Explorer 8 (IE8) on January 1

on Tue, 09/29/2015 - 03:20

Engineering Village will no longer support Internet Explorer 8 beginning January 1, 2016, in compliance with Microsoft’s official discontinuation date. For more information please visit Microsoft’s support page.

By removing IE 8 from our support list we will be able to provide the following future enhancements for you:

  • Remove current IE 8 security issues
  • Enhance existing security measures
  • Add support for new browser technologies
  • Add responsive design
  • Improve accessibility

In order for our users to continue benefitting from Engineering Village’s new features and functionalities, we would like to

Engineering Village training materials for Compendex, Inspec, GEOBASE and GeoRef

on Tue, 09/22/2015 - 19:02

The Engineering Village toolkit is an easy way to promote
Compendex, Inspec, GEOBASE and GeoRef to your users.

Download all training assets in one easy zip file.

Training materials include:

  • Overview emails 
    Overview emails feature database descriptions,search methods,
    links to training videos, registration benefits 
    and new site features.


    Click on the message to load the email into Outlook, then forward it to your recipient list!
     
  • Search widgets 
    Compendex and Inspec widget guides provide instructions on how to implement a 
    search widget on your LibGuide

Engineering Village & Knovel Present: Solving Problems That Matter... Critical Insights for Preparing the Next Generation of Engineers

on Thu, 09/10/2015 - 21:19

The conventional view of what it takes to thrive as an engineer no longer applies. What does it take to be an engineer in today’s fast-changing, hyper-connected world where people, society, systems and infrastructures are constantly evolving and being disrupted?

Join us for a complimentary webinar as Dr. Lawrence Jones reveals how institutional leaders, educators and other key influencers can prepare the next generation of engineering problem-solvers.

Two Times Available:
Wed, September 30, 2015 

10 am Eastern Time, 3 pm British Time

Thurs, October 1, 2015 
10 am Sydney Time, 9 am Japan Time (Same

Engineering dissertations now available in Ei Compendex: Access new ideas and improve discovery

on Thu, 09/03/2015 - 13:53

Engineering Village is adding engineering dissertations,* supplied by ProQuest to the Ei Compendex database.  Each dissertation is indexed using the Ei Thesaurus.

Ei Compendex is often recognized among researchers as the most precise and comprehensive engineering literature database available within the Engineering Village platform. The addition of engineering dissertations, dating from 2001 onward with an estimation of 6,000 new dissertations added to Ei Compendex annually, means no significant source of relative engineering information will ever be missed during your research.

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Engineering Village August Updates

on Fri, 08/28/2015 - 12:45

The Engineering Village team has incorporated several noteworthy updates and enhancements this month to improve your overall research experience, including:

  • Simplified Quick Search page with more visible search history
  • “Sticky” database selections across multiple search pages
  • Results page tutorial that helps save you time and improve results
  • Preference page update for registered users
  • New downloading features 

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