Databases A to Z
Subject: Mechanical Engineering databases
Mechanical Engineering research guide
Mechanical Engineering titles
Applied Science & Technology Abstracts (H.W. Wilson)
Science and engineering indexing database that covers journal articles back to 1983. On the EBSCOhost platform.
ASM [American Society for Metals] Handbooks Online
Materials science reference database that provides full-text ASM Handbooks. On the ASM Materials Information platform.
ASTM Standards and Engineering Library (American Society for Testing and Materials)
Engineering reference database that covers ASTM standards, journals, symposia, manuals and eBooks as well as a dictionary of terms. On the ASTM platform.
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.
Automotive repair full-text database provides repair manuals, manufacturers maintenance recommendations and bulletins. On the Gale platform.
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.
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 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.
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.
Mechanical & Transportation Engineering Abstracts
The database currently includes over 6.2M records from periodicals, conference papers, trade journals, magazines, books, patents and technical reports, with indexing back to the early 1960s. It covers automotive engineering, naval and marine engineering, aerospace engineering, industrial and manufacturing engineering.
NTIS [National Technical Information Service] National Technical Reports Library
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Technical report database covering reports from research sponsored by the U.S. government back to 1964. Access to full text requires creation of free personal account.
Multidisciplinary eJournal platform that provides full-text of library-licensed journals.
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.
ScienceDirect Journals and Ebooks
Multidisciplinary collection of library-licensed journals and ebooks from Elsevier and related publishers.
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.
Synthesis Digital Library of Engineering and Computer Science
Engineering and Computer Science eBook platform that includes "Lectures," short volumes on current topics and authored by experts. On the M&C platform.
Web of Science (all databases on platform)
Database platform from that combines citation and traditional indexing databases, covering the sciences, social sciences, and arts & humanities.
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.