OnePetro is a major database in the field of Subsea Engineering and contains major journal titles which are not accessible via the library catalogue including the International Journal of Offshore and Polar Engineering and SPE Drilling & Completion as well a number of other relevant petroleum engineering titles.
A database is a collection of information resources (journal articles, books, book chapters etc) organised so it can be easily searched, accessed, managed and updated.
Databases help you to find high quality, up-to-date journal articles that have been published by respected publishers and publications.
If you have been asked to find scholarly articles for your assignment, you will need to search the library catalogue or more importantly, a database!
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