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Engineering - Research Databases: Home

This guide provides a list of research databases within the field of Engineering


Please Note: The University of the West Indies licenses a variety of research materials (databases, electronic journals and books, and other web-accessible resources) for online access through the Web. Anyone using a campus library or workstation may access these resources on site. Use of these online resources is restricted to faculty, students, and staff of the University of the West Indies. Some databases require specific passwords as indicated in the description.


Referencing Managing Software: EndNote 20

EndNote referencing software allows you to compile a database of references and automatically create a reference list  at the end of your documents. 

EndNote 20 for Windows and Mac is available for download for students currently enrolled at the UWI St. Augustine Campus via the UWI STA student portal.

Chicago Manual of Style 17th Edition

Students in the Faculty of Engineering are required to use the Author-Date System of the Chicago Manual of Style Online (CMOS), 17th edThe Manual can be accessed on and off campus from the Library’s’ Website.  A hardcopy can also be found in the Engineering Division Ref Z253. U69 2017. Please refer to Chapter 15 of the CMOS for detailed guidelines of the Author-Date format.

Examples that illustrate the Author Date System can be found here.

Click here to learn more about referencing with Chicago Manual of Style (CMOS), 17th edition, Author-Date format.


New Databases


This LibGuide was originally created by Mariella Pilgrim, with additional content by Simone Primus and Michelle Gill. This LibGuide is currently being updated by Randy Siew.  If you have any questions regarding content, email: