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StarBest Bet Databases in Engineering

Engineering Village Star
Comprehensive access to engineering journal articles, conference papers, and web sites, 1884-present.
Also known as: Compendex
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Scitation Star
The journals of six key physics and engineering societies, 1893-present.
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Web of Science Star
Doesn't work with Internet Explorer 9.
Provides a search by cited reference, topic, author, and more for articles in almost all important English-language journals. Arts and Humanities covers 1975-present; Social Sciences 1900-present; and Science 1900-present.
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A site that organizes access to agriculture, computer, health, energy and other scientific information from U.S. government agencies. Current.
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Additional Databases in Engineering

Academic Search Premier
A good starting point: articles from key journals in many scholarly disciplines, with some trade journals and magazines, 1975-present.
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Analytical WebBase
The online version of the Royal Society of Chemists (UK)’s Analytical Abstracts. Indexes scholarly journals in the field of analytical chemistry, 1978-present.
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Book Citation Indexes
Provides cited references in 40,000+ science, social sciences and humanities books published since 2005.
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CRC Handbook of Chemistry and Physics
Online version of the 93th edition of this indispensable reference for chemical and physical data. Current.
Also known as: Handbook of Chemistry and Physics
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Encyclopedia of Computer Science and Engineering
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Expanded Academic ASAP
Articles from scholarly and general-interest periodicals relating to the humanities, social sciences, and non-technical general sciences, 1980-present.
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ISI Proceedings
Works poorly with Safari.
Indexes published literature of the most significant conferences, symposia, seminars, colloquia, and conventions in the sciences and social sciences, 2001-present.
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Journal Citation Reports
A tool that measures the comparative impact of scholarly journals, 2003-present.
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LexisNexis Academic
In Firefox, requires v. 21.0 or higher.
Massive database of US and international newspapers; case and statutory law and law reviews; business periodicals, 1980-present.
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National Academy of Sciences Biographical Memoirs
Brief biographies of American scientists written by their peers, since 1877.
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National Technical Information Service: NTIS
Citations to government-sponsored technical research from agencies, academia, and industry. For access to full text, ask Gov Docs staff (545-6895) to check Library�s large uncataloged collection of NTIS reports on microfiche.
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NIST/TRC Web Thermo Tables Professional
Thermodynamic properties of organic compounds from National Institute of Standards and Technology.
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Full-text scholarly journals in the sciences and the social sciences. Dates of coverage vary: oldest is 1994-present.
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SciTech Connect
Replaces DOE Information Bridge and Energy Citations. Citations, and some full text, of US DOE research and development reports.1943-present. Click here to request microfiche full text.
Also known as: DOE Energy Bridge
Energy Citation
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Springer Extra Materials
Video and data files and other material supplementing some books published by Springer. Search by ISBN.
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Full text books, 2005-2010, and current journals from science publisher Springer, mainly in English.
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Synthesis Digital Library of Engineering and Computer Science
Peer-reviewed, expert reports on R&D topics in engineering and comp. sci. Includes Coll. 1-4.
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U.S. government technical reports issued primarily prior to 1975.
Also known as: Technical Report Archive & Image Library
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