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Engineering Databases

Recommended Databases

IEEE Xplore

IEEE Xplore® digital library features journals, conferences and standards from IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers) as well as the UK’s IET (Institution of Engineering and Technology). IEEE Xplore contains almost one-third of the world’s current literature in electrical engineering, communications and computer science as well as literature in robotics, biomedical engineering, systems engineering and other related engineering and computer science topics including multi-media. There is unlimited, full-text PDF access to more than 4 million documents from over 2 million authors. This includes 184 IEEE journals, magazines and transactions, 26 IET journal and magazines, proceedings from over 1,500 IEEE and IET annual conferences, and 3,400 approved and published IEEE standards in key technology areas. Also included are the Bell Labs Technical Journals and the VDE (Verand der Electrotechnik) Conferences.

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ASCE Library

The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Library is the full-text database of ASCE digital content (journals, proceedings, e-books). It contains all journal articles, published by ASCE from 1983 to present, and proceedings, published by ASCE from 2000 to present. It also contains ASCE e-books and standards but TCNJ does not have a subscription/access to these titles.

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ASTM Compass

ASTM Compass is a database of the 82 volumes of standards produced by ASTM (American Society for Testing and Materials) and the ASTM Digital Library Collection of Journals, Special Publications, Manuals/Monographs and Data Series. The 82 volumes of standards are in a process of constant, rotating revision and will be updated online as revised.

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Provides access to MEDLINE and OLDMEDLINE, the National Library of Medicine’s databases of bibliographic citations and abstracts for the fields of medicine, biomedical engineering, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, health care systems and preclinical sciences. Also provides access and links to the integrated molecular biology databases maintained by the National Center for Biotechnology Information. Links are provided to full-text of articles where available.

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SPIE Digital Library

The SPIE Digital Library is the world’s largest full-text collection of optics and photonics applied research and includes SPIE journals, SPIE conference proceedings and e-books. Topics covered include: Aerospace & Defense Technologies, Biomedical Photonics & Medical Imaging, Communications & Networks, Imaging & Display Technologies, Lasers & Applications, Nano/Micro Electronics & Materials, Optical Science & Engineering, Physics & Astronomy, Remote & Environmental Sensing and Renewable Energy & Efficiency

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Applied Science & Technology Full Text

Indexes and provides access to periodical articles covering engineering, math, physics, computer technology and other sciences.

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Biological & Agricultural Index Plus (Wilson Web)

Indexes periodical articles in agricultural fields including agricultural research, chemicals, economics and engineering. Also covers biology, biochemistry, biotechnology, biomedical engineering, ecology, genetics, microbiology, physiology, zoology and other related fields.

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Biological Sciences Database

Provides citations with abstracts to research literature in biomedicine, biomedical engineering, zoology, ecology and some aspects of agriculture and veterinary science. Links are provided to full-text of articles where available.

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TRID is an integrated database that combines the records from TRB’s Transportation Research Information Services Database and the OECD’s Joint Transport Research Centre’s International Transport Research Documentation ) Database. TRID provides access to more than one million records of transportation research worldwide.

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