Subject-specific dictionaries are useful for those working on cross-disciplinary projects and students new to a discipline.
Specialized encyclopedias provide a wealth of information, such as basic, background information on a topic, bibliographies of articles, books, and other materials on a topic, and images, sounds, and graphics to add interest to your presentations and posters.
Handbooks provide standard information, including tables of data, citations to literature, and brief synopses of topics.
If you're not sure what standard you need, this tool can help you identify it:
Below are the primary standards collections for ECE available through LSU Libraries. For other standards, contact the Engineering Librarian or request them through Interlibrary Loan: