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Petroleum Technology - LSC-North Harris

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  1. Think about your topic and what you are trying to answer.  Terms? People? Organizations? Places? Objects?
  2. List terms that best represent the main concepts of your topic.
  • oil rigs and safety
  • oil rig and disaster
  • offshore oil well drilling
  • oil spills
  • blowouts and prevention
  • underwater drilling
  • drilling rig
  • Exxon Valdez oil spill
  • Deepwater Horizon oil spill
  • hydraulic fracturing

SciTech Premium Collection

Science and Technology Collection

Contains thousands of articles on almost all subjects. (Video Tutorial)

LexisNexis Academic

US Major Dailies

Newsbank with Houston Chronicle

Business Source Complete

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Physical Books


Library Catalog to search for books.

  1. Enter search terms.
  2. Browse search results and click on the title to view the detailed item record.
  3. Scroll to the bottom for availability, collection, location, and call number.
  4. To find the book on the shelf you will need the complete call number.
  • To request a book from another location, click "Place Hold" then type in your library barcode number and your PIN.


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