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E-Books

Knovel

Collection of science and engineering eBooks (includes aerospace and radar) with interactive tables, graphs and spreadsheets. OFFSITE ACCESS: Please search for Institution - Cranfield University, enter your Cranfield username and password.

E-Journals

American Chemical Society (ACS) Journals

Full text of 36 American Chemical Society journals.

ASTM Compass

​A vast collection of industry-leading standards and technical engineering information created by the world’s top technical experts, covering a broad range of engineering disciplines, including: aerospace, biomedical, chemical, civil, environmental, geological, health and safety, industrial, materials science, mechanical, nuclear, petroleum, soil science, and solar engineering.

IEEE Xplore

Full text access to the IBM Journal of Research & Development, IET (formerly IEE) and IEEE journals, transactions and conference proceedings from 1998 onwards, and select content from 1872. Also includes all current IEEE standards.

IHS Jane's Defence Equipment and Technology

Data, information and analysis on the air, land, naval and joint defence platforms, weapons and systems in service and under development around the world. Its content underpins market-leading products such as Jane’s All the World’s Aircraft. Access to Data Analytics is also available, including specifications analysis. Register via the site for an individual account in order to save searches and request RFID feeds.

IngentaConnect

Details of articles from over 13,500 publications from many different publishers, covering areas of engineering and the sciences. Some full-text availability, including access to the Brill Journal Archive (full-text Brill journals up to 1999).

Royal Society of Chemistry Journals

Full text articles from the journals of the Royal Society of Chemistry, covering 1841 to 2017.

ScienceDirect

Full text journals published by Elsevier mainly in the field of science and technology. Also contains individual Elsevier eBooks that have been purchased by Cranfield University Libraries.

Springer Protocols

Contains the full-text of over 28,000 life science protocols (Introduction, Materials, Methods, and Notes) from Methods in Molecular Biology, Methods in Biotechnology, Methods in Molecular Medicine, Methods in Pharmacology and Toxicology and Neuromethods. We have access to the volumes published between 1980-2012.

SpringerLink

Over 580 journals about health, science and mathematics plus thousands of engineering eBooks. Also includes index to Brill journals (not full text).

Wiley Online Library

Full text journals from Wiley-Blackwell covering science, technology, forensics, business and management, computer science, education, engineering, law, and mathematics.

E-papers and Reports

MOD Doctrine and Training Publications

*Available ON CAMPUS ONLY*. Contains army code publications, joint warfare publications and AP3000. For other doctrine publications please contact the Barrington Library Reports Section. Some publications are freely available via the MOD website.

Images

Defence Image Database

Browseable and searchable database of armed forces images. May be limited by Army, Navy or Air Force if required. Material is Crown copyright and limited to use for research or private use.

Defence Image Gallery

Image galleries of Australian armed forces operations. Can be browsed by month and year.

Indexes

AERADE

Free, internet-based collection of over 4000 quality assessed resources worldwide. The resources are selected, evaluated, regularly monitored and last updated by subject specialists from Cranfield University. Each resource is described so that you can assess its potential value to you before you visit it.

AULIMP

The Air University Library Index to Military Periodicals (AULIMP) is a free, web-based service provided by the Defense Technical Information Service (DTIC). It contains citations to articles in English language military journals, concentrating particularly on management and the sociological aspects of the armed forces. There are links to full text electronic journals available on the internet including Army Logistician, Engineer, Joint Force Quarterly, Parameters, Signal and Soldiers.

DTIC Online

Unclassified reports added to the Defense Technical Information Centre. Previously known as STINET.

NTIS

Abstracts of US government-funded scientific, technical, engineering and business related information. Hosted by the United States Department of Commerce.

PubMed

Search engine to citations and abstracts available via the NOBI Entrez retrieval database. Subjects covered include general science, life science and chemistry. Access to the MEDLINE database is also offered.

SciFinder Scholar

Available with an individual username & password, SciFinder Scholar, produced by the Chemical Abstract Service, is a key tool for academic scientific research in the fields of chemistry and life science. It provides references from over 9,500 currently published journals and patents from over 50 active patent issuing authorities. SciFinder Scholar also contains the world's largest collection of organic and inorganic substance information. SciFinder is only available to Cranfield University staff and students for their academic research. If you are interested in signing up for an account please email the Library Service Desk (library.barrington@cranfield.ac.uk) or use the 'Ask a Librarian' button.

Scopus

A large multidisciplinary abstract and indexing database that provides access to over 20,000 peer-reviewed titles, including 2,800 gold open access journals, from more than 5,000 international publishers. Scopus indexes more than 50,000 books, 6.5 million conference papers and 24 million patents from five patent offices.

Web of Science

The Web of Science covers many disciplines in the areas of engineering, science and the humanities, and provides access to the Web of Science, ISI Proceedings, MEDLINE and Journal Citation Reports (JCR).

Professional Institutions

Institution of Mechanical Engineers

Institutional web site for the IMechE, providing information on professional development and careers, relevant news and events, and a weekly poll about emerging issues in the field of mechanical engineering.

Recommended Websites

BASE : The Search Engine

Search engine for scientifically relevant web resources created by Bielefeld University Library, Germany.

ChemSpider

Free service providing access to millions of chemical structures, their properties, patents, articles and commercial suppliers, as well as integration to other online services.

UK Defence Standardization

The DStan organisation develops and communicates UK MOD standardization policies, defence standards, procedures and guidance on standardization issues. Copies of electronic and hard copy versions of all extant UK Defence Standards are available from DStan. *Some may be charged for. If Barrington Library members require a defence standard which is not free, please contact your Barrington Library team.

Standards and Patents

British Standards Online

Access British Standards and ISOs. To set up search alert notifications for this resource, contact us to sign up for an individual account.

European Patent Office

Worldwide patents searchable by subject, person or organisation. Gives patent number, date, inventor and a descriptive abstract.

EverySpec

Free access to 47,000+ Military, DoD, Federal, NASA, DOE, and Government specifications, standards, and handbooks.

US Patents

Full text US patents and published applications. Patents from 1790 to 1975 are searchable only by Patent Number and Current US Classification. From 1976 they are searchable by all fields. Note: images will be read-only unless your pc has the appropriate TIFF reader. For more information, see http://www.uspto.gov/patft/help/images.htm