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EGR 111, Researching the Pre-Modern Engineer: Recommendations for Research

Primo Search Box: Everything

Where should I search for my pre-modern engineer?

New tools to discover resources

Advances in artificial intelligence combined with open data initiatives have spawned new tools to aid in discovery.  A few are listed below:

  •  You can search by citation statement or papers to find related articles, conference proceedings, etc. The link provides an overview of the Scite trial that was conducted in Spring 2022 and a link to the website.  NOTE:  We have access to at Wake Forest.  If you are off campus, download VPN in order to access using IP authentication.
    • Connected Papers uses a similarity matrix centered around co-citation and bibliographic coupling to find relevant papers based off of a single article.
    • Example using Connected Papers with the article "Archimedes life works and machines
    • Inciteful connects citation research to bibliographic coupling and co-citations to visualize connections between research and recommend similar articles.
    • Example using Inciteful with the article "Archimedes life works and machines
    • You will need to create an account.
    • Ask any question to retrieve scholarly research and snippets
    • Export the results to a BIB file and import into Research Rabbit
    • You will need to create an account.
    • Import the BIB file from
    • Review the results and add papers to fine tune the results
    • NOTE:  Using this method, you can view the title and abstract/overview to select articles, books, and other resources to find, read, and/or request via Interlibrary Loan
  • Google Books: 

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