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Subject: Engineering (General) databases

Engineering (General) research guide

Engineering (General) titles

  • Abstracts in New Technology & Engineering  Infomation details about the resource 

    Abstracts in New Technologies and Engineering (formerly Current Technology Database), is an abstracting and indexing service monitoring publications from the U.K. and the U.S. Coverage includes new technologies such as information technology and computing, electronics, biotechnology, medical technology, as well as engineering (including construction, electrical and chemical engineering) and allied subject areas. Abstracts are available from January 1993 to the present. On the ProQuest platform.

  • Compendex  Infomation details about the resource 

    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.

  • Engineering Case Studies Online  Infomation details about the resource 

    Database of video and text material focusing on engineering failures and successes. Includes documentaries, accident reports, experiments, visualizations, case studies, lectures, and interviews from leading engineering institutions around the world. On the Alexander Street Press platform.

  • Home Improvement Collection (Gale OneFile: Home Improvement)  Infomation details about the resource 

    The Home Improvement Collection provides access to more than 200 home improvement-focused titles. For hobbyists and professional carpenters, subject areas covered and include: architectural techniques, building design, decorating, holiday and party planning, home maintenance, interior and exterior painting, roofing, room updates, small project management tips, tool and material selection, and zoning requirements.

  • Knovel  Infomation details about the resource 

    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 Business File  Infomation details about the resource 

    This database is a comprehensive index to world literature on the business and industry aspect of materials science, engineering, aerospace and advanced technologies. News, product and process developments, plant development and construction, international trade data, government regulations and management issues are all covered.

  • MatWeb Infomation details about the resource   

    Searchable database of material properties, including data sheets of thermoplastic and thermoset polymers such as ABS, nylon, polycarbonate, polyester, polyethylene and polypropylene; metals such as aluminum, cobalt, copper, lead, magnesium, nickel, steel, superalloys, titanium and zinc alloys; ceramics; plus semiconductors, fibers, and other engineering materials.

  • Oxford Reference  Infomation details about the resource 

    Multidisciplinary reference database that combines sources in archaeology, art, bilingual dictionaries, classical studies, English, history, law, linguistics, literature, media studies, medicine, music, performing arts, philosophy, quotations, religion, science and technology and social sciences. On the Oxford platform. Simultaneous user limit of 5.

  • Science Database  Infomation details about the resource 

    ProQuest Science Journals features over 1,145 titles—with more than 965 available in full text. In full-text format, researchers have access to all the charts, diagrams, graphs, tables, photos, and other graphical elements so vital to scientific and technical literature. Subject coverage includes: general science, materials science, aerospace, engineering, computers, physics, telecommunications, transportation, military, astronomy, biology, earth science, chemistry, and more.

  • Science in Context (Gale in Context: Science)  Infomation details about the resource 

    Science In Context integrates authoritative, curriculum-aligned reference content with headlines and videos, showing how scientific disciplines relate to real-world issues, from weather patterns to obesity. Millions of full-text articles are drawn from hundreds of national and global newspapers, magazines, and journals. More than 200 experiments and projects from U*X*L Experiment Central provide practical experience. Content is aligned to national and state science standards, including Common Core State Standards, Next Generation Science Standards, and Project 2061. Subject areas covered include biographies; biology; chemistry; earth and environmental science; general science; health and medicine; math, engineering and technology; and physics and astronomy.

  • SciFinder Scholar  Infomation details about the resource 

    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. On its own platform.

  • SciTech Collection  Infomation details about the resource 

    Areas covered include materials science, aerospace engineering, civil engineering, biology, aquatic sciences, environmental science, computer science and earth sciences in addition to many more. It fully incorporates ProQuest Natural Science Collection and ProQuest Technology Collection.

  • Web of Science (core collection)  Infomation details about the resource 

    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.


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