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Resources to support students throughout the capstone design series


Welcome! This guide is designed to help connect you with useful tools for working on your capstone projects.

The UNM Libraries have many other resources available for your research, and you should feel free to arrange research consultations if you have trouble finding what you need. Please don't hesitate to reach out! 

- Holly Surbaugh, Your Engineering Librarian

Note: During Spring 2024, STEM Librarian Amy Jankowski will temporarily serve the needs of CBE department. Please reach out to her for consultations during this time. 

Access the in-class reflection:

Get Started: Key Resources for Biological and Chemical Engineering

Recommended Ebooks & Books

Handbooks & Manuals

Related Research Guides

Student Research Awards



Have you completed a research project in an undergraduate course? Then enter our 2024 Hulsman Award competition for cash prizes! Any format is welcome, including research papers, design portfolios, compositions, posters, film, digital projects, and more. If you used library or other information sources to inform your work, you could win!

The Jim and Mary Lois Hulsman Undergraduate Library Research Award program recognizes excellence in undergraduate research that incorporates the use of University Libraries resources and demonstrates sophisticated information literacy skills. All UNM main campus undergraduate students are eligible.

Student award winners receive recognition and a cash prize: 

  • $500 for 1st place
  • $300 for 2nd place
  • $200 for 3rd place

Learn more and apply at:


Send questions to

The deadline to enter for the 2024 awards cycle is February 12, 2024