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Aerospace Database (ProQuest)
Astronautics & Space Systems

AIAA Aerospace Research Central (ARC) (American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics)
Aviation and aerospace

Compendex (Engineering Village)
Engineering, computers, electronics and communications, applied physics, aerospace.

Credo Reference (Credo Reference)
Credo Reference is a source that reference librarians and others use that compiles essential, factual information from specialized encyclopedias, dictionaries and other reference sources.  Credo Reference is written for the interested researcher, not the specialist. It's a great place to start your research.

DTIC Online (Defense Technical Information Center)
All areas of defense research (science, technology, engineering, social science, business & budget), DoD directives & instructions

Earth & Planetary Sciences (Elsevier)
A virtual exhibition of Elsevier's core publications and services in the earth and planetary sciences. It also provides access to 12 specialist subject sites: Atmospheric Science, Earth Sciences Interdisciplinary, Geobiology, Geochemistry, Geophysics and Planetary Sciences, Hydrology, Mineral Processing, Ocean Sciences, Palaeontology, Petroleum Science, Physical Geography, and Quaternary Science.

ebrary (electronic books)


Engineering Village 2 (Engineering Village 2)
Combines Compendex, CRC ENGnetBASE (Engineering Handbooks Online), and records from the United States Patent and Trademark Office.

ENGnetBASE: Engineering Handbooks Online (CRCnetBASE)
Engineering, aerospace, computer science, materials science, manufacturing.

IEEE/IET Electronic Library (IEEE Xplore)
Engineering, aerospace, communications & networking, electronics, energy, photonics & optics, technical standards.

Jane's (Jane's)

Military systems & equipment, geopolitical & terrorism intelligence, defense news & analysis, country security & threat assessments, and order of battle information for military worldwide. 

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Knovel (Knovel)

Engineering; aerospace & radar; adhesives, coatings & sealants; industrial engineering & operations management; oil & gas engineering; metals; energy; transportation.

Knovel (via Navy Knowledge Online) (Knovel (via Navy Knowledge Online))
Click on Reference / Quick Links / Knovel Engineering Resources.  Knovel offers interactive access to the full-text content of over 500 engineering and scientific handbooks and databases, and the ability to manipulate and search across this entire collection. Knovel currently has 16 subject areas: Adhesives, Coatings, Sealants & Inks; Aerospace & Radar Technology; Biochemistry, Biology & Biotechnology; Ceramics & Ceramic Engineering; Chemistry & Chemical Engineering; Construction Materials & Engineering; Electrical & Power Engineering; Environment & Environmental Engineering; Food Science; General Engineering References; Mechanics & Mechanical Engineering; Metals & Metallurgy; Pharmaceuticals, Cosmetics & Toiletries; Plastics & Rubbers; Safety, Health & Hygiene; Semiconductors & Electronics

NACA Digital Library (NACA Digital Library)
The National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics (NACA) existed from 1915 to 1958 and was the predecessor for NASA. The primary product of NACA research was the NACA report series, which included Reports, Technical Notes, Technical Memorandums, Research Memorandums, Annual Reports, and other materials. A large number of their reports have been digitized and are available full-text.

NASA Glenn Technical Reports Server (NASA Glenn Technical Reports Server)
 The Glenn Research Center's Technical Reports Server (GLTRS) is a service that allows users to search available online technical reports and abstracts. Unlimited, unclassified, and publicly available NASA series reports (TM, TP, CR, CP, SP) are available in PDF

NASA Scientific and Technical Information (STI) Database(s). (Scientific and Technical Information (STI) Database(s))
 STI (scientific and technical information) is the collected set of facts, analyses, and conclusions resulting from scientific, technical, and related engineering research and development efforts, both basic and applied.

NASA Technical Reports Server (NASA Technical Reports Server)
The NASA Scientific and Technical Information (STI) Program's mission is to collect, archive, and disseminate NASA aerospace information, and locate domestic and international STI pertinent to NASA's missions and Strategic Enterprises.

NTIS (National Technical Information Service)
NTIS is the federal government's central source for the sale of scientific, technical, engineering, and related business information by or for the U.S. government and complementary materials from international sources. Approximately 2.5 million products are available in a variety of formats including online, electronic, multimedia, CD-ROM , paper, and microfiche.

ProQuest (ProQuest)
Multidisciplinary. Select the databases you want to search and then click on Use selected databases.

Science Citation Index (Web of Science)

Scientific and Technical Aerospace Reports (STAR)
1996-present. Updated biweekly. STAR lists citations with abstracts for aerospace-related reports obtained from worldwide sources. It is published biweekly and includes documents that have recently been entered into the NASA Scientific and Technical Information (STI) Database(s). STAR is available only in PDF format.

Shock and Vibration Digest (Ebsco)
Shock & Vibration Digest includes bibliographic records covering essential areas related to shock and vibration, including noise, vibration technologies, and other areas of key relevance to the discipline. The index contains more than 92,000 records, which are selected from the most important sources within the discipline.

SPIE Digital Library (SPIE)
The SPIE Digital Library contains the full text of technical papers from SPIE journals and conference proceedings from 1990 to the present.

TORPEDO Ultra (U.S. Naval Research Laboratory)
Access to the full text of selected journals published by Academic Press, Elsevier Science, Institute of Physics and Naval Research Laboratory Formal and Memorandum Reports, NRL authored journal articles and conference papers, and NRL Press Releases.

UCS Satellite Database (Union of Concerned Scientists)
This database from the Union of Concerned Scientists is a listing of operational satellites currently in orbit around the Earth. The database includes basic information about more than 800 satellites and their orbits, but does not contain the detailed information necessary to locate individual satellites. Users can find information about a particular satellite; identify sets of satellites having a common characteristic, such as altitude or mission; and sort or aggregate data about the whole population of satellites.

United States Patent and Trademark Office Patent Databases (United States Government)
Every United States patent ever issued

United States Patent and Trademark Office Search (United States Government)
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office locates documents only, not patents.

Web of Science (Web of Knowledge)

Science and social science articles. Includes Science Citation Index, Social Science Citation Index, Journal Citation Reports, and more

WorldCat (OCLC)
Simultaneously search the catalogs of libraries worldwide. Sign up for an account so you can borrow items from other libraries.

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