Engineering Databases

Connect to AccessScience on the Web Contains full-text articles. Click to see all full-text databases.
A link-rich, searchable online encyclopedia covering the breadth of science and technology. Thousands of articles, images, and multimedia for entry-level undergraduates to faculty researchers. Contributors include 38 Nobel Laureates.
Connect to ACM Digital Library on the Web Contains full-text articles. Click to see all full-text databases.
Access to the citations and the full text of all of the articles published by the ACM (Association for Computing Machinery) in journals, newsletters and conference proceedings.
Connect to Applied Science & Technology Source on the Web Contains full-text articles. Click to see all full-text databases.
Provides full text for over 1,400 journals. Additionally provides indexing and abstracts for thousands of academic journals, professional publications, and other sources. Has comprehensive coverage for a variety of applied science and technology specialties such as applied mathematics, energy resources & research, biomedical materials, robotics, and other sci-tech applications.
Connect to ASCE Library (American Society of Civil Engineers) on the Web Contains full-text articles. Click to see all full-text databases.
Provides access to the full-text of the ASCE journals and conference proceedings to which the University subscribes. Searching is available within each publication. To search all ASCE publications, use the Civil Engineering Database (CEDB).
Connect to ASME Digital Library on the Web Contains full-text articles. Click to see all full-text databases.
Please do not "Sign In" to this database (unless you have an individual membership). The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) Digital Library provides searching for transaction journals from 1980-present, conference proceedings from 2002-present and ASME Press eBooks selected from 1998-present. Before ordering reprints directly from this database, please check the SCU ASME journal list to see if we have access to it locally. If not, request it through Interlibrary Loan.
Connect to BiomedicalSCIENCEnetBASE on the Web Contains full-text articles. Click to see all full-text databases.
Subject areas covered in this eBook collection include: bioinformatics, biomedical engineering, biostatistics, biotechnology, epidemiology, immunology, neuropsychology, neuroscience, pharmacology, and toxicology. The eBooks are divided by chapters and are searchable by keyword.
Connect to Civil Engineering Database (CEDB) on the Web
The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) provides electronic searching for all of its publications. The CEDB provides access to over 170,000 records. Records that include abstracts go back to 1970, citation (with no abstracts) records go back to 1958, and book citations go back to the early 1900's. For direct access to the University's journal and proceedings subscriptions, use the ASCE Library.
Connect to Dissertations & Theses on the Web Contains full-text articles. Click to see all full-text databases.
Formerly Digital Library of Dissertations and Theses : Current Research
The world's most comprehensive collection of dissertations and theses from around the world, spanning from 1861 to the present day, and offering full-text for most of the dissertations added since 1997.
Connect to Earthquake Engineering Abstracts on the Web
Provides coverage of earthquake engineering and earthquake hazard mitigation. Currently has over 114,000 records in the index from approximately 1971-present (full citation and abstracts), with 50% of records 1992 or later. Both journal articles and conference proceedings are included. Updated monthly.
Connect to EI Compendex on the Web
Also known as Compendex
Compendex, the online version of Engineering Index, is a comprehensive database of engineering research literature, containing references to over 5000 engineering journals and conferences. 1884-present. The default search covers 1969-present. Use the pull- down menu to change the years of search coverage. The EI Compendex backfile added records from 1884-1968.
Connect to EIS: Digests of Environmental Impact Statements on the Web
EIS extracts the key issues from complex government-released environmental impact statements, converting massive documents into concise, readable abstracts. 1985-present. Updated bi-monthly.
Connect to Engineering Village on the Web Contains full-text articles. Click to see all full-text databases.
This platform provides access to over 9.5 million abstracts from EI Compendex (1884-present), approximately 7.9 million abstracts from Inspec (1896-present), the full text of U.S. patents (1976-present), and the full text of 1300+ CRC engineering handbooks. Also includes links to more than 10,000 websites, selected, reviewed, and evaluated by experts.
Connect to ENGnetBASE on the Web Contains full-text articles. Click to see all full-text databases.
Also known as CRC Press ENGnetBase
Includes the full text of 1300+ CRC Press engineering handbooks. Searchable by keyword only. This database can also be accessed through Engineering Village. You will need a PDF 1.6 compatible viewer (e.g, Adobe Reader) to access these files.
Connect to Environmental Engineering Abstracts on the Web
Covers the world literature pertaining to technological and engineering aspects of air and water quality, environmental safety, and energy production. 1990-present.
Connect to Environmental Sciences and Pollution Management on the Web
This multidisciplinary database provides abstracts and references to the literature covering all areas of air, land, water, and noise pollution, as well as bacteriology, ecology, toxicology, risk assessment, environmental engineering, environmental biotechnology, waste management, and water resources. 1981-present. Updated monthly.
Connect to Gartner Information Technology Industry Research on the Web Contains full-text articles. Click to see all full-text databases.
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Provides access to Gartner's published research and analysis of the information technology industry.
Connect to GreenFILE on the Web Contains full-text articles. Click to see all full-text databases.
A multidisciplinary environmental database that includes scholarly, government, and general-interest titles on global warming, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, green building, and more. Mostly abstracts with some full text.
Connect to GREENR on the Web Contains full-text articles. Click to see all full-text databases.
Environmental topics in science, international studies, business, law, and politics. Abstracts and full-text. Sources include newspapers, magazines, refereed journals, videos, podcasts, images, case studies, and portals for 160+ nations with an interactive map.
Connect to Health and Safety Science Abstracts on the Web
Published in association with the University of Southern California's Institute of Safety and Systems Management, this database provides a comprehensive, timely survey of recent work relating to public health, safety, and industrial hygiene. 1981-present. Updated monthly.
Connect to IEEE Xplore on the Web Contains full-text articles. Click to see all full-text databases.
The IEEE/IEE Electronic Library (IEL) is IEEE's complete full-text product on its Xplore platform. It is an online collection of IEEE and IEE journals and conferences--plus the IEEE standards. These publications provide 30% of the world's electrical engineering and computer science literature in a single source. There is a full-text backfile for each title to 1988, with selected titles back to 1950.
Connect to INSPEC on the Web
Covers the fields of physics, electronics, computing, control engineering, and information technology with more than seven million records taken from 3,500 technical & scientific journals and 1,500 conference proceedings. 1896-present. Updated weekly.
Connect to Journal Citation Reports (JCR) on the Web
JCR is a resource tool for journal evaluation in the areas of science, technology, and social sciences. JCR can show you the: highest impact journals, most frequently used journals, hottest journals and largest journals.
Connect to Mathematics and Statistics Online Archive on the Web Contains full-text articles. Click to see all full-text databases.
Provides full-text access to 29 Taylor & Francis journals including algebra, analysis, applied mathematics, computer mathematics, dynamics, history of mathematics, mathematics education, optimization, probability, and statistics. Coverage for each title: Volume 1, Issue 1, up to 1996.
Connect to Pollution Abstracts on the Web
This database provides fast access to the environmental information necessary to resolve day-to-day problems, ensure ongoing compliance, and handle emergency situations more effectively. Pollution Abstracts combines information on scientific research and government policies in a single resource. 1981-present.
Connect to Safari Tech Books Online : Current Titles on the Web Contains full-text articles. Click to see all full-text databases.
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This collection of eBooks is geared toward programming and technology departments. Entire books are searchable. The collection covers more than 20 technical categories and new books are added each month. Safari Tech Books Online is a joint venture of O'Reilly Media and The Pearson Technology Group. Other major publishers covered are: Addison-Wesley Professional, Adobe Press, Cisco Press, Microsoft Press, Prentice Hall PTR, and others.
Connect to Science Citation Index Expanded on the Web
Provides access to current and retrospective bibliographic information, author abstracts, and cited references found in approximately 5,900 of the world's leading scholarly science and technical journals covering more than 150 disciplines. 1993-present. Updated weekly.
Connect to ScienceDirect on the Web Contains full-text articles. Click to see all full-text databases.
SCU receives 400+ ScienceDirect online journals from the publisher Elsevier. SCU's ScienceDirect journals are marked by green icons. Most are full-text. Dates covered: 1995-present. Elsevier journals focus on science, technology, medicine, and business, and include high impact-factor journals such as the Trends and Current Opinion series.
Connect to SIAM E-books on the Web Contains full-text articles. Click to see all full-text databases.
From the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM). Includes E-books published in 2013, plus access to back titles.
Connect to SPIN Web (Searchable Physics Information Notices) on the Web Contains full-text articles. Click to see all full-text databases.
The SPIN database contains the abstracts of over 80 scientific journals published by the American Institute of Physics and its Member Societies since 1975, as well as selected articles from other scientific journals. Can also browse tables of contents and abstracts, full text is available for subscribed journals.
Connect to Synthesis Digital Library of Engineering and Computer Science on the Web Contains full-text articles. Click to see all full-text databases.
A library of 50- to 100-page eBooks which provides a 'synthesis' of important research or development topics authored by well-known contributors to their fields. A list of titles grouped by subject is also available.
Connect to TRID Online (Transportation Research Information Database) on the Web
Includes the Transportation Research Board's Transportation Research Information Services (TRIS) Database and the OECD's Joint Transport Research Centre's International Transport Research Documentation (ITRD) Database. Released in 2011, it is produced and maintained by the TRB at the National Academies of Sciences with sponsorship by the state departments of transportation, the various administrations at the U.S. Department of Transportation, other sponsors of TRB's core technical activities and the ITRD member organizations. Covers all modes and disciplines of transportation and contains more than 900,000 references to books, technical reports, conference proceedings, and journal articles. More than 64,000 records contain links to full-text documents. Coverage is from 1968, with some bits from prior years.
Connect to Water Resources Abstracts on the Web
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. 1967-present. Updated monthly.
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