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Databases: find journal articles, technical reports, standards, etc.

  • Academic Search Complete. Provides full text for over 4,600 scholarly publications. Citations and abstracts available for an additional 3,500 journals.  
  • IEEE Xplore. Index to IEEE and IET publications in electrical engineering, computer science, and electronics. Full text of IEEE and IET journals, conference proceedings and standards is available at Fogler Library.
  • Business Source Complete. Provides full text for over 2,800 business journals.
  • Citeseer.com. Scientific Literature Digital Library. NEC Corp. Indexes Postscript and PDF research articles on the Web. Has citation searching component.
  • Defense Technical Information Center (DTIC) Scientific and Technical Information Network. PARTIAL FULL TEXT DATABASE.  Access to all unclassified, unlimited citations to documents added from late December 1974 to present, many from 1998 to present in full text.
  • E-Print Network. Maintained by the Dept. of Energy. Allows simultaneous searching of a variety of preprint servers.
  • Google Scholar. Indexes scholarly literature, including peer-reviewed papers, theses, books, preprints, abstracts and technical reports. Google Scholar includes articles from a variety of academic publishers, professional societies, preprint repositories and universities. They rank results based on their relevance criteria.
  • IngentaConnect. (Formerly UnCover) Coverage is 1988 - Present.
  • MasterFILE Premier. Provides full text for over 2,100 general reference, business, consumer health, general science. Full text extends back to January, 1990. Indexing and abstracts is available for an additional 700 journals.
  • NASA Technical Report Server (NTRS). This database collects, archives, and disseminates aerospace information produced by NASA and other relevant worldwide research. 
  • National Standards Systems Network (NSSN).
  • National Technical Information Service (NTIS) Database. Contains over 2.0 million bibliographic records to research reports, computer products, software, video cassettes, audio cassettes and more from the latest research sponsored by the United States and select foreign governments. The complete electronic file dates back to 1964. Most records include abstracts. Full text to research reports may be purchased from NTIS using the links in the bibliographic records.
  • Networked Computer Science Technical Reference Library (NCSTRL). Computer science technical reports from over 100 institutions worldwide. Over 20,000 reports are available in full text.
  • Science.gov 5.0. A free, integrated single-search gateway to reliable science and technology information from 17 organizations within 13 federal science agencies - access to over 200 million pages of scientific information.
  • Searchable Physics Information Notices (SPIN). A bibliographic database published by the American Institute of Physics. It is updated every 2 weeks with coverage of all AIP journals and proceedings. Coverage also includes journals from other societies including the Electrochemical Society, Russian Academy of Sciences, etc.
  • TechStreet: Technical Information Superstore. Most comprehensive index for engineering standards. Also indexes books, materials physical property data, software and free professional trade magazines.
  • TI Technical Articles. Find links to technical articles written by TI engineering experts for engineering trade magazines. Topics include how to select or design with amplifiers, data converters, clocks, interface and power management. They also address applications, such as audio, industrial, medical, high reliability and many others. Several sorting options can help you with your search.
  • U.S. Patent Database. See also Maine's Patent and Trademark Resource Center.

Dictionaries and Encyclopedias

  • Access Science. Online version of the McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science and Technology and the McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms. Includes over 8,500 online encyclopedia articles and 15,000 illustrations from the McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science & Technology, 10th Edition and regularly updated, fully-searchable media-rich content, terms, images and video.Includes over 8,500 online encyclopedia articles and 15,000 illustrations from the McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science & Technology, 10th Edition and regularly updated, fully-searchable media-rich content, terms, images and video.
  • Bartleby.com. Dictionaries, thesaurus, quotations, etc.
  • Infoplease.com. Encyclopedia, almanac, atlas, dictionary and thesaurus in one resource with good science and technology coverage. Nobel and science awards page
  • International Electrotechnical Vocabulary (IEV) online database. Over 20 000 terms in English, French, German and Spanish some with definitions in English and French.
  • Tech Encyclopedia.
  • Virtual Museum of Computing.
  • Wikipedia. The free encyclopedia.

Patents

Educational Resources

News

  • C|net. Online home of CBS Interactive's C|net program. Includes current reviews of software and hardware, industry news and a vast archive of freeware, shareware and demos.

Maine Resources and Organizations

Professional Societies

Company Directories

Technical Data

Internet Directories

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Updated: 04/17/2014
by Martin Wallace

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