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A Guide to Engineering Research


Please contact the Science & Engineering Librarian, Meg Eastwood, if you need access to a standard and can't find it in our collection. Standards can be expensive and tricky to find, but the DU Libraries will try to provide access if possible!

Full text access to standards:

Read only access to standards:

Identify existing standards (Contact Meg Eastwood to purchase full-text if needed):

Patent resources

The databases below can help you get started with a basic patent search.

  • For more technical patent searches, contact the the Denver Public Library Patent and Trademark Resource Center. As the only designated Patent & Trademark Resource Center (PTRC) in Colorado, The Denver Public Library provides free access to patent and trademark resources in various formats, and reference librarians provide assistance and instruction on how to perform a preliminary patent and trademark search.
  • DU Faculty & Staff hoping to apply for a patent or a trademark should contact the Office of Technology Transfer.

Search for patents in:

Technical reports