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East Central: Automotive Technology: Find Articles


Access to specific magazines and journals online can be found using IvyJo. (See guide for help using IvyJo.)

  • For a list of electronic magazines and journals related to manufacturing and industry, use the Browse e-journals by subject dropdown box and select "Engineering and Applied Sciences."

Find e-journals by title or ISSN

Browse e-journals by subject

Print Magazines

Current issues of automotive magazines in print format may be found on display racks in the Campus Library in the collection.  Titles include the following:

Hot Rod  

Motor Magazine

Motor Trend

Popular Mechanics 






Article Databases

To search electronic databases for articles, you can use the Search & Find > Articles section of the  Library webpage (see Library tab in Campus Connect) or click one of the databases listed below (the first and last on the list may be the most useful to you). [Note: When off-campus, you may be asked to log in to access protected library databases--use your Campus Connect ID and password.]

ProQuest Direct Search

Enter your search terms:

If off-campus, you will be asked to log in, unless you got to this guide from the link in Campus Connect.

Google Scholar

Google Scholar results are now linking to library databases! 
We don't recommend it as your first or only step in research --
but can be a useful tool to find scholarly articles available at Ivy Tech:

Google Scholar

Subject Guide

Subject Headings

Most libraries assign Library of Congress Subject Headings to items in their catalogs. These can help you get good results when searching "By Subject."  Some examples:

Automobiles - Maintenance and repair
Automobiles - Air conditioning
Automobiles - Bearings
Automobiles, Electric
Mechanic certification
Muscle cars
Automobile racing
Automotive gas turbines
Automotive sensors
Transportation, Automotive