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Innovation Hub Research Guide

Resource guide created by Innovation Fellow 2022 Judy Opdahl.

Product Design Books (selected) (CSUSM Log-in required)

Selected Design Physical Books

Book cover for  Product planning essentials

Product planning essentials


5th Floor - Stacks ; TS170 .K34 2011

Cover image of ebook titled -  Sprint : how to solve big problems and test new ideas in just five days

Sprint : how to solve big problems and test new ideas in just five days


4th Floor - Stacks ; HD30.29 .K63 2016

Cover image of  Practical electronics for inventors

Practical electronics for inventors


5th Floor - Stacks ; TK7816 .S347 2016

Try these headings

Subject headings are assigned to books/ebooks in the library's catalog.

"Subject heading" search finds titles on that subject. You can use the filters to sort the results by date, full text online, etc. Here are a few headings of potential interest to get you started


Subject Subheadings - you can add to your subject search after the names of states, regions, and main subjects. For instance: new products -- management

  • marketing
  • management
  • social aspects 
  • planning

(Adapted from Duke University's Economics Research Guide)

Disciplinary Databases (CSUSM Log-in required)

The library subscribes to a wide range of databases that can help you research your project idea. If you need help identifying a database for your need reach out to the librarians for help.

Link to add video of a search