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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.
Safari Books Online
A collection of more than 32,000 technology, creative, and business books from leading publishers.
*Allows access to only 5 concurrent users.
SpringerLink eBook Collection
Provides access to purchased eBooks in the areas of computer science, engineering, business and management, mathematics and materials science.
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.
International journal for design research in engineering, architecture, products and systems. Published by Elsevier six times a year in cooperation with the Design Research Society. Reports research and scholarship on developments, techniques and applications.
Efunda Free Engineering Magazines
Site offering free subscriptions to engineering trade and professional magazines. View titles by name or by subject and sign up for RSS notification of new titles.
The journal of the Foundation for Science and Technology, an organisation providing a neutral environment for discussion on topics with a science, engineering or technology element. This site also provides an archive from 1995-2000 of issues of Technology, Innovation and Society journal. These journals provide the text of discussions at dinners and workshops organised by the Foundation.
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.
IMechE Journals : 2010 - 2017
Full-text journals from Professional Engineering Publishing. Title included: The International Journal of Engine Research; The Journal of Strain Analysis, and Parts A-O of the Proceedings of the IMechE.
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).
Access over 44,000 technical papers from the SAE, from 1998 onwards. Previously called SAE Digital Library.
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.
SPIE Digital Library
Provides access to more than 275,000 technical papers from SPIE Journals and Conference Proceedings from 1990 to the present in the fields of optics and photonics. Includes access to the SPIE Digital Library eBook Collection and the full SPIE Digital Library.
Over 580 journals about health, science and mathematics plus thousands of engineering eBooks.
Also includes index to Brill journals (not full text).
Taylor and Francis Online
Full text journals published by Taylor and Francis in the areas of science, technology and social sciences.
(We do not have access to most Taylor & Francis eBooks).
Wiley Online Library
Full text journals from Wiley-Blackwell covering science, technology, forensics, business and management, computer science, education, engineering, law, and mathematics.
Unclassified reports added to the Defense Technical Information Centre. Previously known as STINET.
NASA Technical Reports Server
Searchable database of NASA's scientific and technical literature, including research reports, journal articles, conference and meeting papers, mission-related operational documents, and preliminary data.
Abstracts of US government-funded scientific, technical, engineering and business related information. Hosted by the United States Department of Commerce.
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).
Institution of Engineering and Technology Archives Online Catalogue
Online catalogue holding detailed lists of the following collections of the Institution of Engineering and Technology: National Archives for Electrical Science and Technology; Special Collection Manuscripts; IET/IEE Image Collection; Rare Book and Pamphlet Collection.
Open Research Online - Open University
The Open University repository of research publications and other output from 2001 to date. The resource is searchable and by academic unit/department, interdisciplinary research centre and year.
Royal Academy of Engineering
The Royal Academy for Engineering was created in 1976. They manage the National Engineering Programme to widen and increase participation in engineering education. On the website you can browse their publications and policy papers and read engineering news.
SAE - Society of Automotive Engineers
Website of the Society of Automotive Engineers, providing information on SAE publications including technical papers and standards, relevant conferences and events, industry news, and information about the Society itself.
DOAJ Directory of Open Access Journals
A directory of quality controlled open access journals in all scholarly and scientific subject areas. Contains over 2500 titles. These journals do not impose an embargo period but some may require free online registration.
Information on current research, capabilities, technology transfer, involvement in conferences, plus all the latest press releases, news and developments.
Higher Education Academy - Engineering Subject Centre
The Engineering Subject Centre aims to improve the teaching of engineering in in UK higher education. The Engineering Subject Centre is part of the Higher Education Academy which was formed in May 2004. The website has material on teaching and learning engineering and free access to the journal "Engineering Education"
Website created by SPG Media plc focused on the naval technologies industry. This resource provides latest news releases, detailed information on industry projects, white papers, event information and a breakdown of products and services.
News and funding information for research professionals. Includes research funding opportunities, sponsors, news, and jobs. Also gives access to the full-text publication Research Fortnight. Sign up for a personal log-in to set up your own alerts in chosen subject areas, receive regular newsletters by email, save searches, and keep a watch on particular sponsors such as the MOD or DSTL. (This resource was previously known as ResearchResearch)
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.
Free access to 47,000+ Military, DoD, Federal, NASA, DOE, and Government specifications, standards, and handbooks.
IHS Aerospace & Defense Standards
Full text military specifications and abstracts of other defence standards. To access, click "User Login" and select "IHS Standards Expert". You will also need to register for a free personal account.
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.
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