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Materials Science Dashboard: Welcome


Welcome to the Materials Science library dashboard. The dashboard provides quick links to the resources you need to succeed in your course. Whether you are online or on-Grounds, UVA Library services and support are available to all students. 

Your Librarian

Your Librarian Team

Connect with the STEM Librarian team for help with your assignments. This service is available to all UVA students, and meeting with a librarian early in your research process can help you save time and improve your grade. The Liaison team can help with: research skills, data management, citation management, research tools and databases, and literature reviews and systematic reviews. They can meet with you in-person or online via Zoom.

Ask a Librarian

Sign Up for Library events

Sign up for Library orientations, workshops, and events with our online calendar. UVA Library programming is offered in-person and online.

Search for academic articles

Academic databases contain peer-reviewed articles, scientific papers, reports, and more. These are the most used databases for materials science research.

Consult handbooks

Patent Searching

US Patent & Trademark Office

  • The US Patent & Trademark Office (USPTO) is the federal agency which serves as the national patent office and trademark registration authority for the United States

Google Patents

  • Google Patents is a search engine from Google that indexes patents and patent applications

  • Lens serves global patent and scholarly knowledge as a public good to inform science and technology enabled problem solving. No account required.