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Electrical Trades

Research resources, tips, and support from SCC librarians

Periodicals which are free online

Keep up-to-date by browsing articles in these trade journals recommended by SCC librarians and your EE/BioMed instructors.



Free subscription, registration required

The following require that you sign-up to access the digital archive of past issues:

 nullPeriodical articles in the SCC Library and beyond

Keep up-to-date by browsing professional periodicals (trade journals, newsletters, and others) and by searching for articles on a particular topic.

The SCC Library has a few print periodicals, there are several free online, and SCC students can search through 1000s of periodicals using library databases.

Databases: Article indexes

Search Library databases to find articles from 1000s of periodicals.  article in a cylindar

Suggested databases:

Example periodicals in library databases

  • Power Electronics Technology
  • Wire & Cable Technology InternationalEC&M magazine cover
  • NETA World [International Electrical Testing Association]
  • E C & M: Electrical Construction & Maintenance
  • Machine Design
  • Industrial Heating
  • Canadian Electronics
  • Flow Control
  • International Journal of Electrical, Electronics & Computer Systems
  • Electrical Apparatus
  • Design News
  • Plant Engineering
  • Electric Light and Power
  • Electronic Design

Borrow print periodicals from the SCC Library

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The library has print subscriptions several magazines including:

  • National Geographic
  • Art in America
  • Smithsonian
  • Scientific American

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