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Engineering Science

If you're looking for Engineering resources other than the online databases listed below, please consult the full guide: Engineering Science Information Resources.

Top Resources

  1. Electrical and Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Mechanical Engineering, Physics, Materials Science
  2. Covers a range of journals on applied science and technology topics such as engineering, computer science, robotics, geology and metallurgy, materials, transportation, etc.
  3. Full-text of journal articles and conference proceedings from the International Society for Optical Engineering (SPIE).
  4. Searchable database of the Institute of Physics' Electronic Journals archive.
  5. Online proceedings from Materials Research Society Symposia.
  6. Worldwide coverage of all aspects of computers and computing literature in English.
  7. A digital library of over 300,000 articles related to computer science.
  8. A collection of over 1000 online volumes from this core series in computing science.
  9. Electronic versions of a broad range of technical books.
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  10. Online book series covering control and information sciences. Includes monographs, textbooks, and conference proceedings.
  11. E-books published by the Institute of Physics (IOP).
  12. Seven decades of citations to articles on the most important events, issues and trends in the history of business and industry (including the complete file of Industrial Arts Index (1913-1957), plus the most important historical sources in the applied science and technology field for the 20th Century
  13. Online access to Foundations and Trends E-books.
  14. Access to IEEE Wiley and MIT Press E-books on the IEEE Xplore platform.
  15. Engineering and Computing Science full-text e-books from Morgan & Claypool.

Other Resources

  1. The Audio Engineering Society (AES) E-Library contains over 14,000 fully searchable PDF files documenting the progression of audio research from 1953 to the present day.
  2. A collection of e-books from the CRC press covering the biological sciences.
  3. Biomedical and Life Sciences full-text e-books from Morgan & Claypool.
  4. This database is the world’s most comprehensive collection of dissertations and theses from around the world, spanning from 1743 to the present day.
  5. Online access to a small collection of standards from the Canadian Standards Association (CSA), the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) and the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) related to medical electrical equipment and devices and general power systems.
  6. Indexes core journal articles, conference proceedings, and other resources in the sciences, social sciences, arts, and humanities, can be used for citation analysis of research. A citation index contains the references cited by the authors of the publications covered by the index. You can use these references to do a cited reference search. This type of search enables you to find works that cite a previously published work.
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