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Get the most out of Engineering Village with the new Get Started tutorials

on Mon, 11/07/2016 - 13:15

‘’These five quick paced, fun videos cover search options in Engineering Village that grab students’ attention and gets out that all important message of using quality research with just a few clicks to save time.You can use this in the classroom, at the reference desk and it’s also great for virtual reference. I recommend you check it out!’’

Bonnie Osif, Engineering Librarian at Penn State University                

Time - we all want more of it!

Engineering Village October Updates

on Fri, 10/30/2015 - 00:06

Easily find important engineering information, faster

Locate 'go to' resources quickly with new features in 'My Preferences', that enable you to customize both search and facet settings. Note: You must register and/or log in to take advantage of these free upgrades.

1. Database default (search): Pre-select the database(s) you wish to search, then click 'Save' to set the search setting as your default. It's that simple.

Save time and increase productivity

2. Facet order (results): Pre-select your top 3 facets, in the preferred order you wish

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 

Please return to the blog for weekly updates covering all of the latest information.  If you’re not a subscriber, get weekly updates sent directly to your inbox.

Engineering Village July Updates

on Wed, 07/29/2015 - 20:23

On July 30, Engineering Village released a number of interface improvements in support of your daily engineering research tasks. All enhancements were in response to your feedback, whether provided through in-product Engineering Village surveys, or by speaking with our team of customer consultants. As always, your input on Engineering Village features and functionalities is highly valued.

Take a look at the changes the Engineering Village team has implemented, grouped beneath “All Users”, meaning the updates are available to all Engineering Village subscribers, and “Registered Users”, meaning

Release Date: 
Thursday, July 30, 2015

Access new Engineering Village features on a monthly basis

on Tue, 06/02/2015 - 14:05

Have you noticed all the updates to Engineering Village lately? In fact, there have been a regular stream of enhancements over the past 24 months. This is due to Engineering Village’s agile development cycle, a process of continuous improvement which ensures the product remains responsive to its user-community,short time of their emergence.

One of key the characteristics of agile development is that items of functionality or features are less often introduced in a single grandstanding package, but rolled out incrementally over time.