Trent University Library & Archives continues to offer electronic collections and virtual services. As part of the University’s limited and reduced campus presence, Bata Library and the Durham GTA Campus Library & Learning Centre are closed and physical collections are unavailable. Virtual services and support are available by contacting Check for updates regularly on our COVID-19 Alert Page.

Curbside Pickup for Faculty & Graduate Students is available starting June 23rd.

Knovel Trial

Knovel - Until February 3, 2013 (Please note, under the terms of the trial, users are required to delete any content downloaded during the trial.)

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Knovel, is a web-based application integrating technical information with analytical and search tools to drive innovation and deliver answers engineers can trust. Knovel is comprised of authoritative science and technology references used by academics, professional engineers, and engineering students around the world. Providing a vital resource for technical data for a career in engineering, Knovel provides students with experience retrieving the critical research data necessary to solve real-world engineering problems. 

Some of the many subject areas covered in Knovel that may be of interest to Trent faculty and students include: Biochemistry, Biology & Biotechnology; Chemistry & Chemical Engineering; Earth Sciences; Food Science; Metals & Metallurgy; Nanotechnology; Plastics & Rubber; and Sustainable Energy & Development.

To learn more about how Knovel can help watch these short, web-based tutorials.  Also consider creating your own profile which will give you access to My Knovel, a personal space where you can save project information and content, you can save frequently used titles and organize them into folders, and save search queries and re-execute them with one click. To take advantage of this feature upon entering Knovel, click on the My Knovel tab and register. After registering you will receive an email to activate your new profile.