Subject Guide TabsWelcomeWelcome to the library subject guide for Sustainable and Renewable Energy Engineering, Stream A: Smart Technologies for Power Generation and Distribution at Carleton University. Two related subject guides of interest also supplement this guide: Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy and Sustainable Energy - Public Policy. For other sources of government statistics use the Government Statistics guide. Scroll down to the Reference Materials section to find encyclopedias, dictionaries, and handbooks. For other types of resources, please use the tabs at the top of this page. Reference Materials: Encyclopedias Encyclopedia of energy technology and the environment / Attilio Bisio, Sharon Boots, editors. Encyclopedia of solid earth geophysics [electronic resource] / edited by Harsh Gupta. Encyclopedia of energy [electronic resource] / editor-in-chief, Cutler J. Cleveland ; associate editors, Robert U. Ayres ... [et al.]. Nuclear energy encyclopedia : science, technology, and applications / Steven B. Krivit , editor-in-chief ; Jay H. Lehr, series editor ; Thomas B. Kingery, editor. Dictionaries Dictionary of energy [electronic resource] / editors-in-chief, Cutler J. Cleveland, Christopher Morris. Dictionary of energy efficiency technologies / by Michael F. Hordeski. Handbooks Handbook of energy engineering calculations / Tyler G. Hicks, editor. Handbook of renewable energy technology / editors, Ahmed F. Zobaa, Ramesh C. Bansal. Renewable energy focus handbook. SEARCH TIPS Begin by defining exactly what you are searching for Select the keywords/synonyms in your topic Be specific when determining keywords/synonyms and terms to search Use the advanced interface of electronic databases and Internet search engines to help narrow your search Limit results in electronic databases to full-text or peer reviewed journals only Use Boolean Operators to connect search terms (Click for a brief explanation of Boolean Operators) Take notes during your research to keep track of where you have been, keywords searched, what worked and what didn't, etc. Google search secrets [electronic resource] / Christa Burns and Michael P. Sauers. BooksRecommended Books: Books and Serials on Renewable Energy are shelved at these locations in the Library of Congress system: Renewable energy sources TJ807- TJ830 New titles Solar power plants TK1056 .S6 Wind energy TK1541 Photovoltaic power generation TK2960 Hydrogen as fuel TP359.H8 We welcome your suggestions for books or other library materials you need for your study or research at Carleton. Google Books >Renewable Energy Energy efficiency and renewable energy through nanotechnology [electronic resource] / Ling Zang, editor. Green energy [electronic resource] : sustainable electricity supply with low environmental impact / Eric Jeffs Suggested Subject Headings: Energy conservation Energy consumption Photovoltaic cells Renewable energy sources Solar energy Tidal power Water power Wind power Fulltext eBook Collections: Books24x7Cambridge University Press eBooksCRCnetBASEKnovel LibraryNational Academies Press eBooksOxford University Press eBooksSafari Books OnlineSpringer eBooksTaylor & Francis eBooks Journal ArticlesKey Databases for Journal Articles: EI Engineering VillageIEEE Xplore Digital LibraryScopus DatabasesKey Databases: EI Engineering VillageIEEE Xplore Digital LibraryScopusAdditional Databases: AGRICOLACRCnetBASEEBSCO Databases GreenFILEInternational Nuclear Information System (INIS)InspecScience.govScienceDirect Journals JournalsSelect Journals: Annual review of nuclear and particle science [electronic resource]. Environmental science and pollution research international Geothermics IET renewable power generation [electronic resource] International Journal of Energy Sector Management [electronic resource] International journal of sustainable energy [electronic resource]. Journal of energy & natural resources law Journal of Renewable and Sustainable Energy PV status report Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews [electronic resource]. Renewable Energy Renewable Energy Focus The state of energy efficiency in Canada : ... annual report of the OEE Wind engineering [electronic resource]. World energy outlook Government InformationForeign: Current index to statistics International: UN Data Alternative energy : facts, statistics, and issues / Paula Berinstein. Renewables information / International Energy Agency. MediaVideos: Turning down the heat : [videorecording] the new energy revolution / narrated by David Suzuki ; producer/director Jim Hamm. Sustainable and Renewable Energy videos WebsitesWebsites: Internet Resources Alternative Fuels Data Center Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy. ASTAE - Asia Alternative Energy Program Part of the World Bank's effort to mainstream alternative energy in its power sector lending operations in Asia. Australian Renewable Energy Website Includes an overview of the technologies and a database of the Australian renewable energy industry. CADDET Renewable Energy The International Energy Agency's clearing house for information on renewable energy projects. Its collection of technical brochures is extensive. EUFORES - A Global Overview of Renewable Energy Sources An independent, non-profit making organization, established to pursue the target outlined in the 1994 "Declaration of Madrid" - a 15% substitution of conventional primary energy demand by renewable energy sources by 2010. International Renewable Energy Alliance IREA is a coalition advocacy group, that works to build links on common interests within the renewable energy community. Its members are: The International Hydropower Association, The International Solar Power Society, The World Wind Energy Association, and the International Geothermal Association. Renewable Energy From the BEER site (Building Energy Efficiency Research) at the Department of Architecture at the University of Hong Kong. Renewable Energy Policy Project Provides publications and information on renewable energy policies. This site is more about the social side (policy, markets, etc.) and less about the technologies. Sustainable Finance Initiative A U.N. initiative to help foster investment in clean energies. It has a directory which requires registration to use and industry reports. UNESCAP - Energy U.N. Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific's site on energy provides information and links on sustainable and renewable energy. National Renewable Energy Laboratory US Department of Energy (DOE)'s main laboratory for renewable energy R&D. Writing and CitingMore Writing & Citing Resources: Write down or store all the references you have consulted to include them in your bibliography of your research paper (e.g., Refworks) Writing Help Advice on Research and Writing IEEE Citation Style Guide Citing Electronic Resources Technical Report Writing (from NASA) Academic Writing Centre and the Writing Tutorial Service Get one-on-one help with the entire writing process. Science and technology research : writing strategies for students / Tina M. Neville, Deborah B. Henry, Bruce D. Neville. Writing Guidelines for Engineering and Science Students The craft of editing : a guide for managers, scientists, and engineers / Michael Alley. Literature Reviews Internet resource: Selected Links to Resources on Writing a Literature Review Print books: Conducting research literature reviews : from the Internet to paper / Arlene Fink. The literature review : a step-by-step guide for students / Diana Ridley. Scientific writing and communication : papers, proposals, and presentations / Angelika H. Hofmann. Online book: The Oxford guide to library research [electronic resource] / Thomas Mann. Database: Annual Reviews Online / Authoritative, analytic reviews in 34 focused disciplines within the Biomedical, Life, Physical, and Social Sciences. They synthesize the vast amount of primary research literature and identify the principal contributions in each field.