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Nanoscience and Nanotechnology: Getting Started

An introduction to WVU Libraries resources for WV Nano summer students

Nanoscience: the science of teeny, tiny things

Nanoscience and nanotechnology examine the design, application, and utilization of devices, techniques, and technologies critical to research at atomic, molecular, and macromolecular levels ranging from 1-100 nanometers.  Source: AccessScience

Encyclopedias: A Good Research Starting Point

Encyclopedias are a good place to start to learn more about an unfamiliar topic. For example, reading a ten-page introduction in an encyclopedia is better than tackling a 300-page book.

Selected Introductory Web Pages

National Science Foundation introduction to nanoscience.

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Linda Blake
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