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Abstracts in New Technologies and Engineering (ANTE)

Abstracts in New Technologies and Engineering indexes newspaper articles and popular science and technology journals. The database contains over 275,000 records from 1971 to date.

Aluminium Industry Abstracts

Provides coverage of the world's technical literature on aluminum, ranging from ore processing through applications. The Aluminium Industry Abstracts database includes information abstracted from approximately 2,300 scientific and technical journals, government reports, conference proceedings, dissertations, books, and patents. All aspects of the aluminum industry, aside from mining, are covered.

American Society for Mechanical Engineers (ASME)

All the journals in the ASME digital library are hosted on the AIP Scitation database.

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Biotechnology Research Abstracts

This database provides bibliographic coverage of ground-breaking research, applications, regulatory developments and new patents across all areas of biotechnology and bioengineering, including medical, pharmaceutical, agricultural, environmental and marine biology.

Business Source Premier (EBSCO)

Business Source Premier provides full text access to nearly 8,800 scholarly business journals and other sources, including full text for more than 1,100 scholarly business publications. The database covers business, management, economics, finance, accounting, international business, operations research, organisational dynamics and so on. For more than 350 of the top scholarly journals full text access dates as far back as 1922. The database also includes other sources of full text information such as country economic reports and detailed company profiles for the world's 10,000 largest companies (for example, from the Datamonitor Company Profiles Authority). It is also possible to search the Regional Business News database, which incorporates 75 business journals, newspapers and newswires covering all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States.

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Ceramic Abstracts

Includes literature on the manufacturing, processing, applications, properties and testing of ceramics.

Civil Engineering Abstracts

Civil Engineering Abstracts provides citations, abstracts, and indexing of the serials literature in civil engineering and its complementary fields, including forensic engineering, management and marketing of engineering services, engineering education, theoretical mechanics and dynamics, and mathematics and computation. This database provides comprehensive international coverage as well as numerous non-serial publications. Many of the more recent records in the database include fields containing cited references, corresponding author's e-mail address, and publisher contact information. Sources covered include over 3,000 periodicals, conference proceedings, technical reports, trade journal/newsletter items, patents, books, and press releases. 

Comprehensive Composite Materials (Elsevier)

Reference ebook that include 6 volumes covering:  Volume 1: Fiber Reinforcements and General Theory of Composites; Volume 2: Polymer Matrix Composites; Volume 3: Metal Matrix Composites; Volume 4: Carbon/Carbon, Cement, and Ceramic Matrix Composites; Volume 5: Test Methods, Nondestructive Evaluation, and Smart Materials; Volume 6: Design and Applications

Comprehensive Renewable Energy (Elsevier)

Reference ebook that includes 8 volumes covering:  Volume 1: Photovoltaic Solar Energy; Volume 2: Wind Energy; Volume 3: Solar Thermal Systems: Components and Applications; Volume 4: Fuel Cells and Hydrogen Technology; Volume 5: Biomass and Biofuel Production; Volume 6: Hydro Power; Volume 7: Geothermal Energy; Volume 8: Ocean Energy

COS Conference Papers Index

Conference Papers provides citations to papers and poster sessions presented at major scientific meetings around the world. Subject emphasis since 1995 has been in the life sciences, environmental sciences and the aquatic sciences, while older material also covers physics, engineering and materials science. Information is derived from final programs, abstracts booklets and published proceedings, as well as from questionnaire responses. Records include complete ordering information to obtain preprints, abstracts, proceedings and other publications derived from the conference, together with title and author information needed to track the specific papers.

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 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. Over 52,000 documents have been indexed into this database, including 5582 documents published between 1863 and 1964.

Corrosion Abstracts

Corrosion Abstracts provides the world's most complete source of bibliographic information in the area of corrosion science and engineering. International sources of literature are scanned and abstracted in the areas of general corrosion, testing, corrosion characteristics, preventive measures, materials construction and performance, and equipment for many industries.

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Earthquake Engineering Abstracts

Earthquake Engineering Abstracts provides comprehensive, authoritative coverage of earthquake engineering and earthquake hazard mitigation from 1971 forward. Sources covered include over 3,000 periodicals, conference proceedings, technical reports, trade journal/newsletter items, patents, books, and press releases.

Ei Compendex (Engineering Village 2)

Ei Compendex® is produced by Engineering Information Inc. (Ei) and is accessed through their Engineering Village 2 interface. Compendex is a comprehensive interdisciplinary engineering database, with over seven million records drawn from 5,000 engineering journals and conferences.

Electronics and Communications Abstracts

Covers advances in electronics and communications, abstracts from 1981 onwards, updated monthly

Encyclopedia of Materials Science and Technology

This major reference work is available in 11 printed volumes (George Green Library Ref/TA403 ENC) and also as searchable full text over the Internet. Topics include: material properties, techniques and processing; electrical, electronic and mechanical devices; and industiral applications.

Emerald Insight (Journals and ebooks)

Users have access to over 58,000 articles from Emerald's international management portfolio, complete with full text archives back to 1994. Subject coverage spans a spectrum of management disciplines including: strategy; leadership; library and information management; marketing and human resource management; plus a substantial number of engineering, applied science and technology titles.

Encyclopedia of Materials Science and Techonology

This major reference work is available in 11 printed volumes (George Green Library TA403 ENC) and also as searchable full text over the Internet. Topics include: material properties, techniques and processing; electrical, electronic and mechanical devices; and industiral applications.  

Engineered Materials Abstracts

The growing importance of polymers, ceramics, and composites in a variety of structural and other advanced applications requires the in-depth coverage provided by Engineered Materials Abstracts (EMA). Citations regarding the research, manufacturing practices, properties and applications of these materials have been taken from 1,300 journals, plus dissertations, government reports, conference proceedings, and books indexed by expert editors from Materials Information. Begun in 1986, Engineered Materials Abstracts is an electronic database containing Ceramics, Composites and Polymers subfiles.  EMA is specifically designed to serve materials sciences researchers, engineers and scientists.  

Ergonomics Abstracts

Ergonomics Abstracts is an international abstracting service, spanning the world of ergonomics and human factors. This global directory of over 112,000 records includes related material from psychology, physiology, biomechanics, job design, human-computer interaction, safety science, human engineering, medicine, occupational health, sport and transport.

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Fuel and energy abstracts

Abstracts and titles from over 800 international publications including special reports, monographs, and conferences on the scientific, technical, economical and policy aspects of fuel and energy.

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IEEE-Wiley eBook Library

IEEE Xplore is an online delivery system providing full text access to more than 400 ebooks from IEEE-Wiley

IET eBooks Collection

The IET Electronic Books collection provides access to a selection of handbooks and reference works from within the comprehensive Knovel collection of e-books, and also links to the IET IT Reference Library. This comprises approx. 200 IT related textbooks from major publishers. Topics include: software engineering, mobile technology and information security.

Institution of Chemical Engineers (IChemE)

The Institution of Chemical Engineers has digitized its journal archive back to 1923. The archive, in PDF format, is fully searchable by volume and author, and by keyword across the full text of every article.  

Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) Virtual Library

The JISC ICE Virtual Library archive Agreement includes the following journals: 1. Transactions of the Institution of Civil Engineers (1836-1842) 2. Life of Telford (1838) 3. Minutes of the Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers (1837-1935) 4. ICE Engineering Division Papers (1922-1935) 5. Journal of the Institution of Civil Engineers (1936-1951) 6. Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers Parts 1 and 2 (1952-1990) 7. Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers - Civil Engineering (1991-2001) 8. Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers - Municipal Engineer (1991-2001) 9. Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers - Structures & Buildings (1991-2001) 10. Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers - Transport (1991-2001) 11. Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers - Water Maritime & Energy (1991-1999) 12. Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers - Geotechnical Engineering (1994-2001) 13. Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers - Water and Maritime Engineering (2000-2001)

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Journal Citation Reports

Part of the ISI Web of Knowledge, JCR provides access to citation data and impact factors in the Sciences and Social Sciences. It can be used to compare journals and to assess which are most relevant to specific research communities. Click on the Select a database tab to choose JCR to carry out your search.

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Knovel eBooks

The Knovel online library includes approx. 700 of the most important science and engineering reference books and databases, including encyclopedias, handbooks, standards, and databases of material and chemical properties from over 30 leading publishers.   We have access to the Engineering Subject Area Collection, Food Science collection.

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Materials Business File

Focuses on industry news, international trade data, government regulations and management issues related to the metals and materials industries. Coverage 1985 onwards.

Mechanical and Transportation Engineering Abstracts

Mechanical and Transportation Engineering Abstracts provides citations, abstracts, and indexing of the serials literature in mechanical and transportation engineering, including forensic engineering, management and marketing of engineering services, engineering education, theoretical mechanics and dynamics, and mathematics and computation. Many of the more recent records in the database include fields containing cited references, corresponding author's e-mail address, and publisher contact information. Sources covered include over 3,000 periodicals, conference proceedings, technical reports, trade journal/newsletter items, patents, books, and press releases.

Mechanical Engineering Abstracts

Presenting theoretical perspectives as well as specific applications, the journal reports on key developments published in journals, articles, and conference papers. Mechanical Engineering Abstracts contains specific information that shows how other engineers around the world are handling opportunities as well as problems. 

METADEX

The Metals Abstracts portion of the file includes references to about 1,200 primary journal sources. Alloys Index supplements Metals Abstracts by providing access to the records through commercial, numerical, and compositional alloy designations; specific metallic systems; and intermetallic compounds found within these systems. Informative abstracts are included for most records since 1979. 

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Proquest Dissertations and Theses

This database is the world’s most comprehensive collection of dissertations and theses from around the world, spanning from 1743 to the present day. Includes citations for dissertations ranging from 1861 to those accepted last semester. Dissertations published from 1980 forward include 350-word abstracts; master's theses from 1988 forward include 150-word abstracts. Titles available as native or image PDF formats include free twenty-four page previews. More than 600,000 are available in native or image PDF formats for immediate free download to subscribers 

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Reaxys

Reaxys is searchable by structures, reactions, properties, text and authors. It incorporates a synthesis planner designed for the synthetic organic chemist.  Reaxys contains data from Beilstein (organic chemistry) and Gmelin (inorganic and organometallic chemistry). It also includes a chemical patents database.

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Scopus

Scopus is a comprehensive scientific, medical, technical and social science database.

Solid State and Superconductivity Abstracts

Solid State and Superconductivity Abstracts presents global coverage on the theory, production, and application of solid state materials and devices - as well as high/low-temperature superconductivity technology. Topics covered: phase, crystal, and mechanical properties of solids, optical and dielectric properties, conductive and magnetic properties, exotic electronic structure and energy gaps, SQUIDs, impurity effects, flux structures and critical currents, ceramics, twinning phenomena, and more.

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Water Resources Abstracts

Water Resources Abstracts provides summaries of the world's technical and scientific literature on water-related topics covering the characteristics, conservation, control, pollution, treatment, use and management of water resources. Abstracts are drawn from journals, books, conference proceedings, and technical reports in the physical and life sciences, as well as from engineering, legal and government publications.

Web of Science

Web of Science provides access to the Science, Social Sciences, and Arts & Humanities Citation Index™. It enables users to search multidisciplinary information from over 8,500, high impact research journals in the world. It also provides unique cited reference searching.

Wiley Online Library

Access to journals published by Wiley. Journals published by Blackwell are now part of the Wiley portfolio.

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