MTSE 601 Introduction to Materials Science: Welcome to graduate research

This guide is for chemistry material science first year graduate students.. Its purpose is to link students to free library services, specific subject resource database and tips about successully completing the course and their graduate level research.

Searching at RIT

There are many ways of searching for scholarly Information at RIT:

  1. Library webpage search box/tool called Summon at
  2. Subject databases like CAS-scifinder-n, Compendex, IEEE, PMC, etc.
  3. GoogleScholar
  4. other tools like Research Rabbit

Library Point Of Contact

  • Feel free to STOP BY my office : Wallace Library first floor 05-1424  or

     Adwoa Boateng Ed.D

  COS/CHST Librarian

My Background:   My professional experience began in quality control and new product development laboratories as a laboratory technician for companies such as General Electric and Corning Inc.  My applied technical information research and instruction experiences are acquired from working as an Information Specialist,/ Library Manager and Business Services Analyst for Corning, Bausch @ Lomb, USPTO, EDS and Xerox. 

  • Something to think about before you graduate : How will you increase the number of times your publications will be cited by others?


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