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This guide will help you track down print and online resources for your research papers and projects, evaluate information you find online, and create citations! Have any questions? Click the 'Contact Us' tab for more information.


This guide is intended to help you research topics related to plumbing,a subject with a wide variety of library resources.  

Use the blue tabs at the top to navigate to the specific type of resource that you need. 

Best Resources

ABI / INFORM trade and industry: This database includes in-depth coverage of companies, products, executives, trends and other topics. With ABI/INFORM Trade & Industry users can study and compare specific trades and industries, including telecommunications, computing, transportation, construction, petrochemicals and many others.

Business Source CompleteThis database provides access to industry reports as well as to trade journals 

Career and Technical Education Database (ProQuest): This database includes in-depth coverage of companies, products, executives, trends and other topics. 

GVRL- Gale Virtual Reference Library -  This reference resource provides industry overviews, statistical data, occupation overviews and topic overviews. Enter HVAC in the search box for results regarding this industry. 

ProQuest Career & Technical EducationCareer & Technical Education is the definitive source for vocational information. The database includes nearly 600 titles, with more than 500 available in full text for quick access to research on virtually any technical topic‚Äč

Vocational & Career Collection provides full-text coverage for almost 350 trade and industry related periodicals 

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