Engineering Digital Library

By - Research & Instruction Librarian January 15th, 2015

Now available!  The SPS Engineering Digital Library.


What is it?


A collection of digital sources purchased by SPS in support of the new Honors Engineering program, including:


Questions? Comments?  Please be in touch!  Ms. Sanborn


Springer eBooks (6,000+)!

By - Research & Instruction Librarian February 20th, 2014

What is Springer?

Springer is a global publishing company, with roots in Germany, most well-known for it’s highly regarded science, math, medical and engineering books and scholarly journals.


We have access?

Yes!  The Library recently purchased access to a collection of recent Springer (within the last 20 years) titles.  To visit the Library’s collection, please click here.



How do I search for content/eBook pages that are relevant to me/my research?

Use the search box at the of the page to conduct keyword search(es) relevant to you.


Questions?  Prefer a personal tour?  Please be in touch! lsanborn at sps dot edu.


New Reference Book: Springer Handbook of Robotics

By - Research & Instruction Librarian April 27th, 2010

Springer Handbook of Robotics edited by Bruno Siciliano and Oussama Khatib, Springer, 2008.

Find it in Ohrstrom at: REF 629.892 Si1S

A scientific guide to the principles and methods of designing and controlling robots.  This ‘handbook’ is more like an encyclopedia,  serving as a comprehensive guide to the fascinating field of robotics.

Read about:
•    Robot Structures
•    Sensing and Perception
•    Mobile and Distributed Robotics
•    Field and Service Robotics
•    Human-centered and Life-Like Robotics

Helpful for:  Artificial Intelligence, Robotics, Robotics Tournament, Science, Engineering, Programming