The University of Kansas Libraries
Biomechanical Systems Subject Guide
Indexes to Journal Articles (Information Gateway) Compendex
Covers all journals listed below except those indicated with an *. Compendex indexes 5,000 journals in all areas of engineering.
- volumes owned
- volumes not owned
Covers all journals listed below. PubMed includes MEDLINE and related databases.
Web of Science
Covers all journals listed below. Interdisciplinary coverage of 5,900 journals in all fields of science and engineering beginning 1983.
Indexes journal articles on sports biomechanics and related topics such as strength and conditioning, physical medicine and rehabilitation, physical therapy, etc. Most of the journals listed are covered, but only articles related to sports are indexed.
Journals Recent years available online unless otherwise indicated.
Library Catalog: How to find journals and books
- Journal title searches:
- Example: Journal of Biomechanics: holdings split between print and online; Anschutz holdings by Retrieve from Shelf; 1997-1999 missing volumes by WebRetrieve.
- Subject Heading searches:
- Human mechanics
- Spine--Mechanical properties
- Advanced search:
- Example: "White" in Author and "spine" in title
- Other functions of the Library Catalog:
- My Account
- Recalls & Requests ("White" and "spine" example)
- Retrieve from Shelf
- Other Catalogs (KU Med)
- American Society of Biomechanics.
- Links to related sites http://www.asb-biomech.org/asblinks.html
- International Society of Biomechanics.
- WWW links http://isbweb.org/o/content/view/36/59/
- Biomechanics World Wide.
- Google Scholar. http://scholar.google.com/
- An index to some scholarly literature, including peer-reviewed papers, theses, books, preprints, abstracts and technical reports.
- Google Biomechanics.
- A directory of Web resources. Part of Netscape's Open Directory Project, a human-edited directory constructed and maintained by volunteer editors.
Research Skills for Students
- Finding Information on the World Wide Web
- Evaluating Your Sources