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Subject: Chemical & Petroleum Engineering databases

Chemical & Petroleum Engineering research guide

Chemical & Petroleum Engineering titles

  • AAPG/Datapages   

    Database of geology journals including titles from the American Association of Petroleum Geologists, Society for Sedimentary Geology (SEPM), and other geological societies. Also provides access to the UDRIL GIS database of geological data in georeferenced formats for use in GIS mapping applications.

  • Aluminium Industry Abstracts   

    Aluminum Industry Abstracts provides bibliographic coverage of aluminum production processes, products, applications and business developments. Subject coverage includes: aluminum, aluminum industry, aluminum intermetallics, aluminum applications, extractive metallurgy, melting, casting, foundry metalworking, fabrication, and finishing.

  • Book Citation Index   

    Index to scholarly books with citation information in the sciences, social sciences, and humanities. Part of the Web of Science Core Collection on the Web of Knowledge platform.

  • Cambridge Structural Database   

    Web interface to database of 3D small-molecule organic and metal-organic crystal structures, providing the ability to perform basic search and visualisation functions. Updated every two weeks.

  • Ceramic Abstracts   

    This database is a comprehensive resource for the ceramics industry, providing international coverage on the manufacture, processing, applications, properties and testing of traditional and advanced ceramics. Sources covered include over 3,000 periodicals, conference proceedings, technical reports, trade journal/newsletter items, patents, books and press releases.

  • Compendex   

    Major engineering indexing database that covers journals, trade magazines, conference papers and technical reports back to 1970, and, with EI Backfile, back to 1884. On the Engineering Village platform.

  • Conference Proceedings Citation Index   

    Index to conference proceedings in the sciences and social sciences. Part of the Web of Science Core Collection on the Web of Knowledge platform.

  • Copper Technical Reference Library   

    The Copper Technical Reference Library provides an online bibliographic database of the world's literature on copper, copper alloys and copper technology since 1965. The Copper Technical Reference Library covers copper technology from smelting and hydrometallurgy through the performance of copper and copper alloys in their end-use applications and service environments. It references data on the properties and performance of copper and copper alloys and on applications of the copper metals. Sources covered include over 3,000 periodicals, conference proceedings, technical reports, trade journal/newsletter items, patents, books, and press releases.

  • Current Chemical Reactions   

    Index to chemical reaction information reported in over 100 of the world's leading organic chemistry journals. Part of the Web of Science Core Collection on the Web of Knowledge platform.

  • Current Contents Connect   

    Database providing complete tables of contents, abstracts, and bibliographic information from the most recently published issues of leading scholarly journals. On the Web of Knowledge platform.

  • Data Citation Index   

    Index of data studies and data sets in international repositories, covering social sciences, physical sciences, life sciences, and arts & humanities, with citation information. On the Web of Knowledge platform.

  • Engineering Village   

    Engineering database platform that includes Compendex, Inspec and GEOBASE (all listed separately), which can be searched individually or together.

  • Essential Science Indicators   

    Science research analysis database showing publication performance statistics and trends data based on journal article publication counts and citation data from Thomson Reuters databases. On the InCites platform.

  • GeoRef   

    Major geology indexing database that covers maps, journals, books, conference papers, reports and theses. It covers North American geology back to 1669 and world geology back to 1933. On the ProQuest platform.

  • Index Chemicus   

    Index to chemical compound information, covering more than 100 of the world's leading organic chemistry journals. Part of the Web of Science Core Collection on the Web of Knowledge platform.

  • JoVE (Journal of Visualized Experiments)   

    Video journal offering demonstrations of experiments in biology, neuroscience, immunology and infection, medicine, bioengineering, engineering, chemistry, environment, and developmental biology.

  • Knovel   

    Engineering indexing/full-text database that covers the publisher's books and reference sources and allows searching for numeric or tabular data. On the Knovel platform. An app for iOS and Android tablets, “My Knovel ToGo”, is available to permit offline reading.

  • Materials Science & Engineering Collection   

    Materials Science and Engineering indexing database that covers journals, conference proceedings, technical reports, books and patents back to 1965. On the ProQuest platform.

  • METADEX   

    METADEX is a source for information on metals and alloys: their properties, manufacturing, applications, and development. Sources covered include over 3,000 periodicals, conference proceedings, technical reports, trade journal/newsletter items, patents, books, and press releases. On the ProQuest platform.

  • OnePetro   

    Petroleum full-text database that provides research reports from a number of energy-related societies. On its own platform.

  • Petroleum Abstracts   

    A comprehensive source of information on the oil and gas exploration and production industry.

  • Science Citation Index   

    Science indexing database covering journal articles and citation information back to 1900. Part of Web of Science on the Web of Knowledge platform.

  • SciFinder Scholar   

    Major chemistry indexing database covering journals, patents, dissertations, books, and websites. Also covers specialized substance and reactions sources. Access requires creation of a personal account.

  • SciFinder-n (new interface)   

    New interface to this major chemistry database covering journals, patents, dissertations, books, and websites, as well as specialized substance and reactions sources. Also includes the MethodsNow database of full synthetic protocols, the PatentPak interactive patent mapping tool, and the Retrosynthesis Computer-Aided Synthetic Design (CASD) module for automated retrosynthesis planning. Access requires creation of a personal account; logins previously created for SciFinder Scholar remain valid for SciFinder-n.

  • Scitech Connect (OSTI - includes Energy Citations Database)    UW login not required

    Repository of technical reports, bibliographic citations, journal articles, conference papers, books, multimedia, and data funded by the U.S. Department of Energy from the 1940s to today. Consolidates the contents of OSTI's Information Bridge and Energy Citations Database.

  • Taylor & Francis Ebooks   

    Collection of ebooks on a wide variety of topics, including titles in the scientific, technical, and medical fields formerly hosted on the CRC NetBASE platform.

  • Web of Science (core collection)   

    Multidisciplinary indexing database that combines journal citation index databases in arts & humanities, social sciences and sciences, as well as conference proceedings and book citation indexes. The Current Chemical Reactions and Index Chemicus databases are also included in the Core Collection. All component databases can be searched separately as well.

  • Wiley Online Library   

    Multidisciplinary collection of library-licensed journals and ebooks published by Wiley and associated publishers.


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