Academic Search Ultimate

Offers an unprecedented collection of peer-reviewed, full-text journals, including many journals indexed in leading citation indexes. The combination of academic journals, magazines, periodicals, reports, books and videos meets the needs of scholars in virtually every discipline ranging from astronomy, anthropology, biomedicine, engineering, health, law and literacy to mathematics, pharmacology, women’s studies, zoology and more.

ACM Digital Library

The Association of Computing Machinery (ACM) Digital Library is a research, discovery and networking platform containing:

  • The Full-Text Collection of all ACM publications, including journals, conference proceedings, technical magazines and newsletters.
  • A collection of curated and hosted full-text publications from select publishers.
  • The ACM Guide to Computing Literature, a comprehensive bibliographic database focused exclusively on the field of computing.

AIAA Journals

Time-span: Varies by journal - Volume 1, Issue 1 in most cases.

AIAA's journals are the best resource for students and professionals who want to stay current on the latest aerospace research and development. Reporting on the most important aerospace advances, AIAA‘s eight active technical journals feature original research papers spanning the spectrum of aerospace science and technology.

AIAA Meeting Papers

Time span: 1963-present

Conference and meeting papers from American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics forums and supported conferences. 

AIAA Standards

AIAA is accredited by the American National Standards Institute and manages a wide range of national aerospace standards publications and activities. Topics include: Space Systems and Vehicles, Modeling Simulation and Testing and Aeronautics. Its dedication to managing industry standards allows AIAA to support the continued enhancement of aerospace industry-wide efficiency and productivity.

NOTE: In most cases PDF is not an option for download.  Instead please choose the Full-Text option.

AIP Conference Proceedings

Time-span: 1970 - present

Collection of conference proceedings presented at physics related meetings around the world. 

American Chemical Society Publications

Time-span: Varies by journal - Volume 1, Issue 1 in most cases.

The full-text of articles in the American Chemical Society journals may be searched and displayed at this site. A special feature, ASAP, (Articles as Soon as Published) offers early access to articles scheduled to appear later in the printed journals. Several ACS titles that focus on news and current events are also listed here but are not available in full text. However, table of contents can be displayed for these titles. ACS journals publish articles in every area of the chemical sciences: chemistry, biochemistry, chemical engineering, pharmacy--to name only a few of the broad categories. Dates of coverage vary with each title.

American Institute of Physics Journals

AIP Publishing, from the American Institute of Physics (AIP), provides a portfolio of peer-reviewed journals presenting scholarly publications in the fields of the physical and related sciences, including the flagship journals Applied Physics Letters, Journal of Applied Physics, and The Journal of Chemical Physics, in addition to the AIP Conference Proceedings.

American Physical Society Journals

APS publications, from the American Physical Society (APS), serve the international physics community with peer-reviewed research journals, news and commentary about the latest research published in the Physical Review journals, news about and for members, and information about physics and its place in the world.

Applied Science & Technology Source Ultimate

Provides STEM students and researchers with the resources they need to succeed. Providing coverage of a wide range of topics including artificial intelligence, applied mathematics, plastics, hydroponics, computer science, chemical engineering, energy resources and robotics, as well as the business and social implications of new technologies, this comprehensive database is essential for STEM programs.

ASM Alloy Center

Includes material datasheets from Alloy Digest and other ASM publications, heat treating data sheets from the Heat Treater's Guides, stress-strain curves, creep curves, time-temperature curves and other engineering graphs for thousands of alloy designations in a fully searchable database.

ASM Alloy Phase Diagram Database

Search and view more than 40,300 binary and ternary phase diagrams for inorganic systems.

ASM Handbooks Online

Time span: 1992 - present

ASM Handbooks Online contains all of the data and information from 24 volumes of the ASM Handbook series; as well as the two ASM Desk Editions. These volumes provide information and data about the selection, processing, performance, and analysis of structural materials. ASM Handbooks Online features full text searching, navigation, and linking over all volumes of the ASM Handbook from one point of access. 

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Includes access to ASM Alloy Center, ASM Micrograph, ASM Failure Analysis, ASM Alloy Phase Diagram.

ASM Micrograph Database

The Micrograph Database ™ is a growing collection of more than 4,500 micrograph images and associated data, published by ASM International, in cooperation with the International Metallographic Society (IMS).

ASME Digital Collection

Access to the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) collection includes the journals (1960's-present) and conference proceedings (1950's-present).

ASTM Compass

ASTM Compass, from ASTM International (formerly the American Society for Testing and Materials), is a database of materials standards and technical engineering information. The electronic library covers a broad range of engineering disciplines, with a focus on testing and evaluation literature. Additionally, ASTM Compass provides access to all of the ASTM journals, manuals, and Special Technical Publications.

Aviation Week and Space Technology Network (AWIN)

Content included with AWIN:

  • Aviation Week & Space Technology
  • The 100+ Year Archive of Aviation Week & Space Technology
  • Aerospace Daily & Defense Report
  • Military Fleet Database
  • Major Program Profiles
  • Program Suppliers Database
  • Organizations Database
  • Personnel Database
  • The latest U.S. Budget Proposal (updated throughout all stages of its evolution)
  • ShowNews



ChemSpider is a free chemical structure database providing fast text and structure search access to over 67 million structures from hundreds of data sources.

Chimica (via Engineering Village)

Time-span: 1970 - present

Chimica provides chemistry and chemical engineering researchers with the current and trustworthy information they need to achieve successful results. A database of literature abstracts created specifically for chemistry and chemical engineering research, Chimica indexes the most influential, international chemistry journals. Weekly updates keep engineers stay current with the latest developments in their field, including inorganic chemistry, organic chemistry, applied chemistry, analytical chemistry, chemical engineering and general chemistry.

Compendex (via Engineering Village)

Time span: 1884 - present

Compendex (also called Engineering Index) includes millions of bibliographic citations and abstracts from thousands of engineering journals and conference proceedings. It is combined with the Engineering Index Backfile (1884-1969) to cover over 120 years of core engineering literature. The search can be limited by document type, treatment type, language, or date

Defense Technical Information Center (DTIC Online)

DTIC's unclassified, unlimited scientific and technical report collection.

Engineering Source

Offers more than 3000 full text titles in engineering, computer science and related areas.

Handbook of Chemistry and Physics

Time-span: Present

The CRC Handbook of Chemistry and Physics is a basic reference book for chemical and physical data. Material is updated and revised and new material included in each annual. Sections include basic constants, units conversion factors and mathematical tables, chemical and physics terminology, organic and inorganic compounds, biochemistry, analytical chemistry, properties of atoms, particles, solids, fluids, polymers, and sections on geophysics, astronomy, and laboratory safety. (Updated annually)

IEEE Standards

The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Standards Association (IEEE-SA) is an organization within IEEE that develops global standards in a broad range of industries, including: power and energy, biomedical and health care, information technology and robotics, telecommunication and home automation, transportation, nanotechnology, information assurance, and many more.

IEEE Xplore

Time span: 1884 - present

IEEE Xplore is a digital library providing full text access to technical literature in electrical engineering, computer science, electronics, and related disciplines. IEEE Xplore includes full text documents from IEEE journals, transactions, magazines, letters, conference proceedings, IET (Institution of Engineering and Technology) publications, and select AIP/AVS journals. IEEE journals, transactions, letters, and magazines are available in IEEE Xplore from 1988 with select content back to 1913. In addition to current IEEE conference proceedings, users have access to the IEEE Conference Proceedings Archive Complete Set, covering 1936 to 1999. Via IEEE Xplore, the IEEE Journal Archive provides full-text perpetual access to more than 100 years of IEEE legacy content from leading IEEE journals and magazines published between 1884 and 1999. Includes perpetual access to Bell Labs Technical Journal back to 1922. Smart grid research and research documents were purchased and added to IEEE Xplore in 2015. (Updated daily)

IHS Industry Standards

Here is a brief description of the tools available:

IHS Engineering Workbench – Access standards and related technical reference information - available standards include ASTM, AIA/NAS, SAE, ISO, FAA, NAVSEA Historical Mil-Standards and many more.

ASME BPVC Advantage – Access to the ASME Boiler & Pressure Vessel Code and related documents.

CatalogXpress – Search and display more than 300,000 catalogs from over 16,000 manufacturers and suppliers.

HAYSTACK GOLD – Logistics management system containing parts and sourcing data for millions of items in the US Federal Supply Catalog and over 70 US Army, Navy, Air Force and related databases

BOM & Parts Intelligence - Component management system.

INSPEC (via Engineering Village)

Time-span: 1898 - present

Inspec includes bibliographic citations and indexed abstracts from publications in the fields of physics, electrical and electronic engineering, communications, computer science, control engineering, information technology, manufacturing and mechanical engineering, operations research, material science, oceanography, engineering mathematics, nuclear engineering, environmental science, geophysics, nanotechnology, biomedical technology and biophysics.

Institute of Physics Journals

IOPscience, from the Institute of Physics (IOP), provides full-text access to journals published by IOP.

Mil-Standards, via ASSIST

ASSIST Quick Search is a public website that allows users search for defense and federal specifications and standards, military handbooks, commercial item descriptions and related techical documents. 

NASA Technical Report Server

The NASA Scientific and Technical Information (STI) Program was established to support the objectives of NASA’s missions and research. The Mission of the STI Program is to support the advancement of aerospace knowledge and contribute to U.S. competitiveness in aerospace research and development. This program is essential to help NASA avoid duplication of research by sharing information and to ensure that the U.S. maintains its preeminence in aerospace-related industries and education. The NASA STI Program acquires, processes, archives, announces, and disseminates NASA STI and acquires worldwide STI of critical importance to NASA and the Nation.

National Technical Reports Library (NTRL)

Easy access to federally-funded technical reports through the National Technical Reports Library.

Nature Journals provides access to all Nature journals, including their namesake journal Nature, a leading weekly, international scientific journal dedicated to serving the scientific and medical communities and the wider scientifically interested general public.

NTIS (via Engineering Village)

Time-span: 1899 - present

Consisting of summaries of U.S. Government-sponsored research, development, and engineering, plus analyses prepared by federal agencies, their contractors, or grantees.

Office of Scientific and Technical Information (OSTI.GOV)

OSTI.GOV is the primary search tool for Department of Energy (DOE) science, technology, and engineering research and development results and the organizational hub for information about the DOE Office of Scientific and Technical Information (OSTI). The site consolidates OSTI's homepage and the office's now retired primary search tool SciTech Connect.

Optica Publishing Group

Time-span: Varies by journal - Volume 1, Issue 1 in most cases.

Optica Publishing Group's full text repository of both current and past volumes of all its journals including Applied Optics, Journal of Lightwave Technology, Journal of Near Infrared Spectroscopy, and no longer published journals such as Journal of Display Technology. It also contains recent proceedings from OSA conferences such as Optics for Solar Energy, and Laser Applications to Chemical, Security and Environmental Analysis.

ProQuest SciTech Premium (with Aerospace)

Time span: 1962-present

The SciTech Premium and Advanced Technologies Database with Aerospace provides bibliographic coverage of research, emerging technologies, applications and companies in the areas of aeronautics, astronautics, computer & information technology, electronics, communications, solid state devices, and space sciences. From theoretical research through to practical applications. The database covers aerospace engineering, space exploration, computer science, electronics, telecommunications, and physics. The subfiles that make up this database can be searched separately and include: Aerospace Database, Computer and Information Systems Abstracts, Electronics and Communications Abstracts, and Solid State and Superconductivity Abstracts.  ProQuest Deep Indexing: Advanced Technologies supplements the database with access to millions of indexed charts, figures, graphs, maps, satellite images, and tables from the scholarly research and technical literature. Advanced Technologies Database with Aerospace can also be searched as part of the Technology Research Database. (Updated monthly)

To learn more about SciTech Premium please check out the LibGuides at:


Time-span: 1950 - present

PubMed, developed by the National Library of Medicine (NLM), provides free access to MEDLINE, a database of more than 11 million bibliographic citations and abstracts from nearly 4,500 journals in the fields of medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, pharmacy, allied health, health care systems, and pre-clinical sciences. PubMed also contains links to the full-text versions of articles at participating publishers' Web sites. In addition, PubMed provides access and links to the integrated molecular biology databases maintained by the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI). These databases contain DNA and protein sequences, 3-D protein structure data, population study data sets, and assemblies of complete genomes in an integrated system. Additional NLM bibliographic databases, such as AIDSLINE, are being added to PubMed. PubMed includes "Old Medline." Old Medline covers 1950-1965. 


PubMed is a free search engine accessing primarily the MEDLINE database of references and abstracts on life sciences and biomedical topics. The National Library of Medicine (NLM) at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) maintains the database.

Science Online

Time span: 1997-current

The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) publishes a journal entitled Science which is often referred to as Science Magazine. The Technical Library offers researchers both the hardcopy in the library and online (1997-current)  Our microfilm collection of Science Magazine goes back to 1883.  Please contact the library if you need an article prior to 1997. searches over 60 databases and over 2,200 scientific websites to provide users with access to more than 200 million pages of authoritative federal science information including research and development results.


ScienceDirect is the world's largest electronic collection of science, technology and medicine full text and bibliographic information.


SciFinder is your portal to chemistry and related information providing easy access to the most trusted collection of chemical substances, reactions and literature references in the world curated by expert scientists, not robots. Leading pharmaceutical and chemical corporations as well as top academic institutions and government labs rely on SciFinder to keep up to date on and leverage the latest advances in science.

Please contact the technical library for login information.  

PatentPak is included in our SciFinder subscription.


SciFinder-n, the next generation of SciFinder, is your key to unlocking R&D productivity. It is your portal to chemistry and related information providing easy access to the most trusted collection of chemical substances, reactions and literature references in the world curated by expert scientists, not robots. SciFinder-n helps you search with the most chemistry aware relevance engine in the industry. Leading pharmaceutical, biotech, and chemical corporations as well as top academic institutions, patent offices, and government labs rely on SciFinder-n to keep up to date on and leverage the latest advances in science.

New users can obtain access to SciFinder-n by registering for their own Username (Login ID) using the attached registration link: Login ID Registration Link

Training videos can be found HERE


Time-span: 1788 - present.

Scopus is the largest abstract and citation database of research literature and quality web sources. It's designed to find the information scientists need. Quick, easy and comprehensive, Scopus provides superior support of the literature research process.  Check out this one-stop-shop for Scopus info:

SPIE Digital Library

Time-span: Varies, Volume 1, Issue 1 in most cases.

SPIE proceedings include more than 450,000 optics and photonics conference papers spanning biomedicine, communications, sensors, defense and security, manufacturing, electronics, energy, and imaging. SPIE journals offer peer-reviewed articles on applied research in optics and photonics, including optical engineering, electronic imaging, biomedical optics, microlithography, remote sensing, and nanophotonics.


SpringerLink is a full-text journal and e-book package covering thousands of scholarly titles in the following fields: architecture and design, biomedical and life sciences, business and economics, chemistry and materials science, computer science, earth and environmental science, engineering, humanities, psychology/behavioral science, social sciences and law, mathematics and statistics, medicine, and physics and astronomy.


SpringerMaterials is a comprehensive database for identifying material properties which covers data from materials science, physics, physical and inorganic chemistry, engineering and other related fields.

The latest addition to the platform, SpringerMaterials Interactive, is a set of advanced functionalities for visualizing and analyzing data. Examples of these functionalities include interactive graphs, dynamic data tables, and side-by- side comparisons of materials/properties.

Here is a link to the tutorials to help get you started:

STM Source

The world's most comprehensive full-text database geared specifically toward addressing the needs of research and development. This product contains over 6,000 full-text journals, including more than 5,500 peer-reviewed journals in science, technology, engineering and medicine. In total, STM Source offers content from more than 9,400 publications including journals, monographs, reports, conference proceedings, etc. Key Features: More than 17 million records. Searchable cited references for nearly 800 journals. International full-text journals. Updated daily to ensure the most current content. 

Taylor & Francis Online

Taylor & Francis Online provides access to journals from the Medical Library, Science and Technology Library, Social Science and Humanities Library, and the Fresh Collection (over 2,200 journal titles).

US and European Patents (via Engineering Village)

Engineering Village Patents give researchers the tools they need to take advantage of the scientific and technical information found within the United States and the European Union patent records. Whether preparing a patent application, tracking a technology, identifying a potential collaborator or competitor, or simply learning more about work that is being done in a particular field, patent documents are an essential source for thorough, successful research. The Engineering Village Patent databases contain 15.2 million patents filed with the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) and 5.2 million patents filed with the European Union Patent Office (EPO).

US Patent Office

The USPTO maintains a permanent, interdisciplinary historical record of all U.S. patent applications in order to fulfill objectives outlined in the United States Constitution.[3] The PTO's mission is to promote "industrial and technological progress in the United States and strengthen the national economy" by:

  • Administering the laws relating to patents and trademarks;
  • Advising the Secretary of Commerce, the President of the United States, and the administration on patent, trademark, and copyright protection; and
  • Providing advice on the trade-related aspects of intellectual property.

Web of Science

Time-span: 1900 - present

Search the world’s leading scholarly journals, books, and proceedings in the sciences, social sciences, and arts and humanities and navigate the full citation network.

  • All cited references for all publications are fully indexed and searchable.
  • Search across all authors and all author affiliations.
  • Track citation activity with Citation Alerts.
  • See citation activity and trends graphically with Citation Report.

Check out the  Training Portal and Search Help if needed.

Wiley Journals

Time-span: Varies, 1998-present in most cases.

One of the largest and most authoritative collections of online journals, books, and research resources, covering life, health, social, and physical sciences.

World Intellectual Property Organization Patents

WO Patents covers all patents filed with the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO). Accessible via the Engineering Village platform.