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Mechanical Engineering

What is a technical report?

A technical report is a document written by a researcher detailing the results of a project and submitted to the sponsor of that project. Technical reports describe the results of technical or scientific research conducted internally for a governmental agency or private organization.  Technical reports are not usually peer-reviewed and can be difficult to find.  

Finding Technical Reports

Interlibrary Loan

Please use Interlibrary Loan for technical reports that are not available through Heterick Library's resources or through OhioLINK.  

From the time of request, books usually arrive in 10-12 days.  Journal articles are usually delivered electronically and arrive within 3-5 days. 

Please email with your request.