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Subject: Engineering

O’Reilly Safari Learning Platform: Academic edition

E-learning platform with mobile app available. Ebooks and instructional videos in the categories of Data, Hardware, Security, Software Development, System Administration, and Web & Mobile development; plus Business, Career Development, Design, Math, Science, Engineering, and Travel & Hobbies.

InCites Essential Science Indicators

You will need to first create a Web of Science personal account to access A citation-based evaluation tool to analyze institutional productivity and benchmark output against peers and aspirational peers across the country and world.


Citations and some full-text scholarly research articles, books, monographs, reports, statistics online. Multi-disciplinary, 1988-present.

National Technical Reports Library

Federal science and technical reports, run by the National Technical Information Service (NTIS). Great for finding unpublished but unclassified research reports in scientific, technical, engineering, and other fields.


Articles and reviews from discipline specific publications in physics, electrical and electronics engineering, computing and control, and information technology. Articles date from 1969 – present. Good for research in the applied sciences.

Web of Science

Citations covering high-impact (heavily cited) journals in the sciences (1900-present), social sciences (1956-present), and arts and humanities (1997-present).

Derwent Innovations Index

Full text of international patents in chemical, electrical/electronic, and mechanical engineering. Coverage dates from the 1960s – present, dependent on subject. Includes links to cited and citing patents, DWPI Class Codes, and tools for analyzing trends.

IEEE Xplore

Technical literature in electrical engineering, computer science, and electronics from IEEE. Search IEEE journals, transactions, magazines, and conference proceedings published since 1988, as well as all current IEEE Standards.