Essential Research Resources
ASTM Digital Library – Provides access to American Society for Testing and Materials publications including ASTM standards, 1,600 journals, 1,500+ eBooks and 60,000+ papers, chapters, and conference proceedings. Coverage dating back to 1932.
IEEE Xplore – Provides full-text and indexing for articles and papers on computer science, electrical engineering and electronics. Mainly covers material from the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) and the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET).
Inspec – 15 million abstracts and specialised indexing to quality research literature in physics, electrical engineering, electronics, communications, control engineering, computing, information technology, manufacturing, production and mechanical engineering. Covers 5,000 journals and 2,500 conference proceedings.
GreenFILE – An interdisciplinary database covering topics related to environmental concerns and sustainability. Includes indexing and abstracts for articles and books.
ScienceDirect – Full-text coverage of 2,200+ journals. Focus is on scientific, technical and medical fields, with significant coverage of social sciences as well.
Civil Engineering - Web articles which supplement Civil Engineering, the magazine of the American Society of Civil Engineers.
ME Today - ASME (Amercian Society of Mechanical Engineers) Newsletter focusing on information for early career engineers.
NIST - National Institute of Standards and Technology