Art, Architecture, and Engineering Library

Research Support at AAEL

We offer specialized research and design support related to the study of art, architecture, and engineering, including tailored instruction and training, access to special collections and materials — including the Book Arts Studio and Materials Collection — and more.

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Access key databases and resources 

Check out our visit page for links to some of our most-accessed databases, or browse using Library Search

Get grant writing and research funding help

If you’re a researcher in the College of Engineering, we can support your search for research funding. Please see the Grant Writing Help in Engineering research guide for help finding funding agencies, creating your biosketch through SciENcv, and managing your citations.

College of Engineering researchers can also request feedback on their data management plans from the DMP Review Service.

Get help with trademarks and patents

The library is a designated Patent and Trademark Resource Center, which means we’re trained in accessing patent and trademark information that can help you understand and protect your intellectual property. 

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