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All Databases in Engineering ( is a best bet)
  • Compendex
    Interdisciplinary engineering database, with over 6 million summaries of journal articles, technical reports, and conference papers and proceedings. 1970 to present.
    Also Known As
    • Engineering Village
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  • Compendex and INSPEC A Best Bet database
    Search Inspec & Compendex together. Indexes scholarly articles in physics, electronics and electrical engineering, computers and control, and information technology. 1969-current.
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  • CRC Handbook of Chemistry and Physics
    Latest edition of the standard handbook for physics, chemistry, and allied fields.
    Also Known As
    • Handbook of Chemistry and Physics Online
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  • IEEE Xplore
    Full-text journals and conference proceedings in electrical engineering, computer science, and electronics from the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. Also includes the IEEE Standards.
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  • INSPEC
    Indexes scholarly articles in physics, electronics and electrical engineering, computers and control, and information technology. From the Institute of Electrical Engineers (IEE). 1969-current.
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  • Knovel A Best Bet database
    Over 800 full-text engineering and scientific reference works, handbooks, encyclopedias, reference books, and standards in engineering and chemistry.
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  • NTIS (National Technical Information Service) A Best Bet database
    Current U.S. government-sponsored research and worldwide scientific, technical, engineering, and business-related information. 1964-present.
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  • PubMed
    Scholarly journal articles about health and medicine, nursing, audiology, and biology. PubMed includes the MEDLINE database, but has newer content and additional life science journals. PubMed is late 1940s-current. 1940s-current.
    Also Known As
    • Medline via PubMed
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  • Reaxys
    Reaxys provides in-depth chemical substance and reaction data particularly useful for compound synthesis.
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  • Safari Tech Books A Best Bet database
    Full text of 350 ebooks in technology, science, and business, from publishers such as O"Reilly Media, Prentice-Hall, and Addison-Wesley.
    To request a book in Safari not currently in the collection, please contact the Safari Content Manager at renee.walsh@uconn.edu
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  • SciFinder Scholar
    Search Chemical Abstracts and the CAS Registry File of over 19 million chemical substances. Coverage is 1967-present. First-time users must register here: http://rdl.lib.uconn.edu/databases/1908;go
    SciFinder cannot be used for commercial research or for any organization other than UConn. Users of SciFinder must be current UConn faculty, staff, or students.
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  • SciFinder Scholar - Registration for First-Time Users
    First-time users of SciFinder must register at this site. Once you have registered, you may login into SciFinder using the "SciFinder Scholar" entry in the RDL: http://rdl.lib.uconn.edu/databases/1578;go
    Users of SciFinder must be current UConn faculty, staff, or students.
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  • Scopus
    Scholarly journal articles and conference papers on any topic in science, technology, medicine, social sciences, and arts & humanities. Includes cited references and h-index information. 1996-present for cited reference searching; partial coverage, without references, to 1823.
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  • Synthesis Digital Library of Engineering and Computer Science (Morgan Claypool) A Best Bet database
    50 to 100 page electronic books that synthesize an important research or development topic, authored by a prominent contributor to the field. Holdings: Collections I, II, III, IV.
    Also Known As
    • Morgan & Claypool Synthesis
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  • TRIS
    Index to transporatation research. Subjects include highways; transit; railroads; maritime; and aviation. Varies; some back to mid-1980s..
    Also Known As
    • Transportation Research Information Services
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