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Print Books

Library Catalog - Locate any of eight million items, including books, journals and other materials in the University of Texas Libraries collections.

Example searches

Reference Books

Biomedical technology and devices handbook, 2004
R 856.15 B565 2004 Life Science Library

Encyclopedia of biomaterials and biomedical engineering. 2004
R 857 M3 E63 2004 V.1-2 Life Science Library

Encyclopedia of medical devices and instrumentation. 2006 Table of contents
R 856 A3 E53 2006 V.1-3 Engineering Library Reference USE IN LIBRARY ONLY

The 2000-2005 world outlook for medical equipment. 2002
Electronic access limited to users with UT Austin EID

Design controls for the medical device industry. 2003
R 856 A2 T45 2003 Engineering Library
Electronic access limited to users with UT Austin EID

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Business Resources


  • Business Source Complete - A scholarly business database providing a collection of bibliographic and full-text content in all disciplines of business. Additional content includes financial data, books, monographs, major reference works, book digests, conference proceedings, case studies, investment research reports, industry reports, market research reports, country reports, company profiles and SWOT analyses.
  • Biomedical Engineering databases


Go to Find a Journal page and search by title.

Here are just a few example titles:

  • Journal of validation technology
  • Medical Device Business Week
  • Medical Device Law Weekly
  • Medical device technology
  • Medical devices litigation reporter

Company and Industry Information

  • Standard & Poor's NetAdvantage - Provides a comprehensive, professional source of investment information and analysis on industries and companies.
  • Mergent Online - Provides immediate access to data on more than 10,000 NYSE, AMEX, Nasdaq and other select regional exchange companies.
  • ReferenceUSA - Contains basic directory information for more than 12 million businesses in all zip code areas of the United States. Also includes some federal, state and municipal offices.
  • Value Line Research Center - Provides online access to Value Line's leading publications covering stocks, mutual funds, options and convertible securities as well as special situation stocks.

Sample SIC codes:

3841 - Surgical & Medical Instruments
3842 - Surgical Appliances And Supplies
3845 - Electromedical Apparatus

Sample NAICS codes:

334510 - Electromedical and Electrotherapeutic Apparatus Manufacturing
339112 - Surgical and Medical Instrument Manufacturing
339113 - Surgical Appliance and Supplies Manufacturing

International Business/Global Economics

News articles

  • LexisNexis Academic - Provides both full-text and abstracts for a wide range of general-interest wire services, newspapers and magazines from around the world, including full text of the New York Times. Also provides access to company profiles and financial reports, government transcripts, trade journals and academic and legal databases.
  • Factiva - A global information resource, providing full-text access to top national and international newspapers (including full text of the Wall Street Journal), newswires, business journals, market research reports, analysts reports and websites. [Please select the logout option before you leave your session. When the limit is reached, a username and password prompt will probably be displayed. If this happens, simply wait 15 minutes and then try the link again.]

Market Research

  • Mintel - Includes market research reports for Europe, the U.K. and the U.S.

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