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Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering (IMSE)

Resources for research in IMSE.


This guide is intended to help researchers discover research publications in Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering (IMSE).

If you need additional help with your search for information, feel free to contact me using the information on the right side of this guide or use Ask Us! The Ask Us service allows you to contact a librarian for help via instant messaging, email or in-person at the Research Help Desk in the Parks Library.

Science & Technology at ISU Library

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ISU has a tradition of strong academic programs in the sciences and the ISU Library collections reflect this. If you are looking for something and cannot find it via the Library website, please ask for assistance! Odds are pretty good that we really do have it! The ISU Library maintains one of the largest collections of scientific research materials in Iowa and is among the largest in the Midwest. The Library also maintains an extensive collection of industry standards (current as well as historic) in the Standards Center in Parks Library (Room 161). If for some reason we do not have access to the research materials you need, they can usually be obtained from another library (via Interlibrary Loan) within 24-48 hours.

We are privileged to have a number of experienced librarians on staff who are subject specialists in all areas of science and engineering. Our job is basically: to help you learn what is available; to navigate library resources more easily; to teach ISU students how to find/use/evaluate library resources; and to acquire research materials in your subject area(s). Please let me know if there is anything we can do to assist your use of library resources! Feel free to email me directly - I'd be happy to answer any questions you have!

Your Librarian

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Eric Schares
150 Parks Library
Ames, IA 50010-2140
515 294-2117

Additional Office Hours

I also hold embedded office hours in 3010 Black, Wednesdays from 3-5pm.