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E-Books

Knovel

Collection of science and engineering eBooks (includes aerospace and radar) with interactive tables, graphs and spreadsheets.

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 over 10,000 eBooks in the area of computer science, engineering, mathematics and materials science.

E-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.

Design Studies

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.

FST Journal

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.

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.

IMechE Journals - Current

Full-text journals from Professional Engineering Publishing. the titles provided are: The International Journal of Engine Research; The Journal of Strain Analysis, and Parts A-O of the Proceedings of the IMechE. For older copies of these journals please see the IMechE Archive.

IMechE Proceedings Archive 1847-1996

Full text pdf papers of the Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers from 1847 to 1996. Also provides full-text of the Proceedings of the Institution of Automobile Engineers 1906-1947, the Journal of the Institution of Locomotive Engineers 1911-1970, the Journal of Mechanical Engineering Science 1959-1982, and Engineering in Medicine 1971-1988. For more recent copies of these journals, please see IMechE Journals 1997-Current.

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).

Journal of Guidance, Control and Dynamics

Full text access to the journal. Also provides a Table of Contents alert service.

Journal of Propulsion and Power

Full text access to the journal. Also provides a Table of Contents alert service.

SAE Mobilus

Access over 44,000 technical papers from the SAE, from 1998 onwards. Previously called SAE Digital Library.

ScienceDirect

Full text articles from Elsevier in the field of science and technology.

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.

SpringerLink

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 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.

Indexes

DTIC Online

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.

NTIS

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

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).

Library Catalogues

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.

Professional Institutions

Institution of Structural Engineers

Website of the professional body which charters structural engineers.

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.

Recommended Websites

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.

DSTL

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"

http://www.naval-technology.com/

Naval-technology.com 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.

Reliability Engineering Resource Website, weibull.com

Provides subject guides, eBooks, research papers and handbooks on the subject of reliability engineering, reliability theory and reliability data analysis and modeling.

Research Professional

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.

EverySpec

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

IHS Aerospace & Defense Standards

Full text military specifications, NATO STANAGS, and abstracts of other defence standards. To access, click "User Login" and select "IHS Standards Expert".

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