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  • Physical distribution of goods
  • Mobile computing
  • Transportation
  • Airplanes
  • People with disabilities
  • Cell phone systems

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  • Knovel: Engineering and Scientific Handbooks
    • A full text collection of hundreds of handbooks and reference sources.  There is a section on Food Science.
  • Appropriate Technology Library: A full-text collection of over one thousand publications covering projects and technical information
  • Books 24x7
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  • GlobalSpec: contains over 24,000 digitized catalogs that represent over 2.3 million products and over 183 million searchable product spec
  • Medical Device Register: available in print in the Hayden/Science Library reference collection
  • Thomas Register: a comprehensive resource for finding information on suppliers of industrial products and services in North America

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