Feel free to select from this curated list.
To efficiently search library databases, use filters within the database and try search terms you think might be in the article's title, description, or full-text.
Use keywords in your searching. Select words or phrases which you predict will appear in an article title or description or full-text.
Enclose a phrase (a string of 2 or more words) in quotation marks. Example: "global warming"
Truncate (cut off) search terms using an asterisk. The asterisk works as a wildcard. The search term: recyc* will retrieve articles which contain any word starting with r-e-c-y-c, like recycle, recycled, recycling, etc.
Combine multiple search concepts using the Boolean terms: AND, OR, NOT
"diagnostic imaging" AND repair
"medical equipment" AND IoT
hospitals AND sustainability
hospitals AND e-waste
hospitals AND "electronic waste"
"medical equipment" AND corrosion
"medical equipment" AND maintenance
"medical equipment reuse"
"biomedical equipment" AND "quality control"
"biomedical equipment" AND "battery maintenance"
"medical technology" AND "waste reduction"
"medical equipment" AND biodegrad*
"bending machines" AND (tube OR pipe)
"medical imaging systems" AND (maintenance OR repair)
If you're searching for articles about sustainability or related topics, here are some search terms to try.
sustainability green design
recycling rooftop gardens
green buying local
greening alternative fuels
green buildings waste disposal
e-waste electronic waste
ecology solar power
corporate social responsibility