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Databases by Subject: Engineering

Major Indexes

Ei Compendex

Find engineering information from GEOBASE, Ei Engineering, Inspec, GeoRef, Referex, CBNB and Chimica.

IEEE Xplore

Find resources for computer science, electrical engineering, electronics engineering, and mechanical engineering.


Find engineering technical reference tools and material properties.

Additional Indexes

Aerospace Database

Find articles on aeronautics, astronautics, and space sciences.

ASM Handbooks Online

Online version of the 25 ASM Handbook volumes, supplements and the 2-volume Desk Edition.

BCC Research

Market research that focuses on high-tech markets. Areas focus include advanced materials, advanced transportation technologies, biotechnology, chemicals, energy and resources, engineering, environment, food and beverage, fuel cell and battery technologies, healthcare, information technology, instrumentation and sensors manufacturing, membrane and separation technology, nanotechnology, pharmaceuticals, plastics, safety and security, semiconductor manufacturing.


dataZoa gives you instant free access to over 200 million data series on a wide array of topics: Economics, banking, finance, Population/Demographics/Well-being, Environment, Agriculture, Energy and more. You can grab data such as home prices by region, employment and occupational data, wage rates by city, education and poverty measures, health and disease metrics and spending, traffic through U.S. ports, company 10-Ks and more, and delivers historical time series data in a standardized format right into your personal account.

DOT National Transportation Library & Repository

Find Department of Transportation (DOT) international materials online.

Energy Citations Database

Find science, technology, and engineering research information from the U.S. Department of Energy.

Frost & Sullivan Industry Research

Frost & Sullivan's 1800 analysts and consultants cover more than 300 markets and 250,000 companies for industrial markets organized into categories for Aerospace and Defense, Automotive and Transportation, Chemicals, Materials, Food; Electronics and Security, Energy and Power Systems, Environment and Building Technologies, Healthcare and Medical Devices, Measurement and Instrumentation, Information and Communication Technologies, and Industrial Automation and Process Control.

Gartner Research

Provides market research reports of the IT industry and in-depth analysis on IT issues. It also provides reports on dominant trends in the IT industry, overviews of existing and emerging technologies and analysis of products on the market. (UA NetID login is required.)

Geo Ref

Find geoscience articles, books, maps, conference papers, reports and theses.

IEEE Xplore

Find resources for computer science, electrical engineering, electronics engineering, and mechanical engineering.

Materials Science & Engineering Database

Find content on materials science, metallurgy, ceramics, polymers, and composites used in engineering applications.

MRS Online Proceedings Library

Search and view all the peer-reviewed papers presented at MRS meetings back to 1980. The papers can be viewed sorted by meeting or topic, and are fully searchable.

Science Citation Index (included in Web of Science)

Find articles and citations across all science disciplines.

SPIE Digital Library

Find articles, conference proceedings, books, dissertations in optics, photonics, imaging, lasers, sensing, and nanotechnology. .