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Electrical & Computer Engineering: ECE

Scholarly resources for study and research in Electrical & Computer Engineering

Library Research Help, Nguyen Building

Spring 2016,  I will be offering drop-in office hours in the Nguyen Building.  I am available:

  • Tuesdays11 AM - 2 PM  
  • Room 3912, Nguyen Building

So if you are working on research projects for any of your classes, stop by and get your questions answered!  Or contact me  at or 703-993-3712.  I look forward to working with you!  

 Theresa Calcagno, Engineering Librarian     

Research Tools

Search Mason Libraries Catalog


Search Mason E-Journals


Search WorldCat

Software & Programming Tutorials

Do you need to brush up on your Word or Excel skills?  Need some help with SQL?  Check out the tutorials in Lynda!

Core Databases for ECE

Library Workshops for VSE Students

Dissertation and Thesis Workshops for Graduate Students

During each semester, there are workshops for graduate students related to the dissertation/thesis process here at Mason.  Information about  these workshops will be found on this page: is required for these very popular workshops.


Need help organizing your research materials and creating your bibliography?  Zotero can help you!  

 Zotero -- Fridays from 1/29/16 through 4/29/16 at 9AM, Fenwick Library Rm. 1014. Click here for more information:

Citations Made Simple:  Using Zotero -- Tuesday mornings and Thursday afternoons, Gateway Library. Click here for more information:


For more information on these and other workshops, please check our calendarCan't make a workshop? Contact Theresa Calcacagno for assistance:


This guide contains links to information resources and website to help researchers  in electrical and computer engineering.

Frinedly URL: 

Contact the Engineering Librarian

Theresa Calcagno
Fenwick Library

- Schedule an Appointment (above) or
-Email me (
Website / Blog Page

Inter-Library Loan (ILL)

Can't find the journal or book you need at Mason?  Submit a request through Inter-Library Loan (ILL) and library staff will request a copy from another library.  

  • Journal articles are usually delivered electronically, and the turnaround averages 2-3 days.  It could take longer if the journal is hard to find.
  • Book requests usually take at least a week.