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need a resource for smart grid and a picture to print

Last Updated: Sep 24, 2012  |  6 Views
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You can log into Ivy Tech resources through Campus Connect.  Your library resources are listed here.  IvyTech links to image searches are listed here.

 

Academic Search Premier is a good, general knowledge database.  You might want to start there.  Try a search like:

 

TI smart grid

 

(The ‘TI’ looks for those words in the article’s title.  I’ve also limited to full text articles.)

 

Note that some articles, like “Smart Grids Concept in Electrical Distribution Systems”, have pictures or graphs associated with them.  Click on the image to view it.  On your results list, on the right side of the screen, there are more pictures that you can look through related to your topic.

 

There are a number of articles that come up from our search.  A small sample includes:

 

Putting the ' Smarts' into the Smart Grid: A Grand Challenge for Artificial Intelligence

 

Is the Smart Grid Really a Smart Idea?

 

Rise of the Smart Grid

 

If you’re in the library, we have other databases of interest including Communications and Mass Media Complete, ProQuest Computing Journals, and others.  The downside is, these will not work for you from home.

 

Please let me know if I can be of any help to you in your search.

 

Cordially,

 

Matt Dilworth

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