Technology

Elsevier.

A full-text scientific database offering journal articles and book chapters on topics including physical sciences and engineering; life sciences such as agriculture, biology, biochemistry, and neuroscience; health sciences; and social sciences and humanities.

Years of coverage: 1823 - present
Content types: journal articles; books and book chapters
Access: fee based

Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique. Institut de l'information Scientifique et Technique.

An interdisciplinary database created in France, covering subjects such as applied biology, psychology, pharmacology, medicine, toxicology, biotechnology, homeopathy, botany, agriculture, physics, chemistry, information science, mechanical engineering, metallurgy, earth sciences, oceanography and astronomy. Emphasis on European literature; breakdown of languages English 63%, French 12%, Russian 10%, German 8%, and other languages 7%.

Years of coverage: 1973- present
Content types: journal articles; reports; books and monographs; conferences; symposia; meetings; theses and dissertations; patents; proceedings
Access: fee based

Institute of Engineering and Technology (IET).

Citations cover five main subject areas: physics; electrical engineering and electronics; computers and control; information technology for business; and mechanical and production engineering.

Years of coverage: 1969 - present (archives available covering 1898-1968)
Content types: journal articles; conference proceedings; books; reports; dissertations; videos
Access: fee based

Engineering Information (Ei).

A comprehensive bibliographic database covering the worldwide literature in engineering and technology covering such topics as bioengineering, computing, and biomechanics.

Years of coverage: 1970 - present
Content types: journal articles; conference proceedings
Access: fee based

Thompson Reuters.

An international, multidisciplinary database that includes information in areas such as agriculture, biological sciences, engineering, medical and life sciences, physical and chemical sciences, anthropology, law, library sciences, and the humanities. Provides access to citation databases including Science Citation Index® (SCI®). Cited reference searching allows you to track prior research, see who is citing your work, and follow new developments.

Years of coverage: 1900 - present
Content types: journal articles; review papers; meeting abstracts; letters; editorials; conference proceedings
Access: fee based

US Department of Commerce. National Technical Information Service.

A central source to locate millions of scientific and technical publications from government agencies.

Years of coverage: 1964 - present
Content types: research reports; computer products; software; audiovisual materials
Access: fee based