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Healthcare Systems Engineering: Technical Literature

A guide to relevant Lehigh Library research tools and resources for researchers in the Master's Healthcare Systems Engineering (HSE) program.

A Note about this Page

This page mainly covers finding one category of technical literature: technical articles. Some of the same sources can be used to find reports, as well.

For more information on finding other types of technical literature, including reports, see the Related Research Guides tab.

Searching Tips

Interlibrary Loan

Use Interlibrary Loan to request a PDF of an article that isn't available at Lehigh or a scanned PDF of a print article that Lehigh owns. You will get an email when the article is ready for download.

Searching PubMed

Databases for Articles, Abstracts & Citations

Search across large sets of technical publications, including scholarly articles.

More Article Databases

How to Find CIting/Cited Articles

Many library databases let you start with a known document (for example, a journal paper) and generate references it cites and/or documents published later in time that cite it.

Benefits:

  • great way to develop a bibliography
  • identify articles that have been heavily cited, that is, that have strongly influenced a field of research
  • track the impact of your writing (if you are an author)
  • if you are a faculty member up for tenure or promotion, present cited/citing data in your dossier (check with your department or college for details).

Contact a librarian to identify relevant databases and setting up email alerts for citing literature. Some starting points: