Applied science and engineering databases including INSPEC, Compendex, NTIS and more.
Description:Web-based information service offering a wide range of resources covering applied science and engineering. Includes Compendex, INSPEC, and NTIS. Compendex contains references and abstracts from some 5,000 engineering journals, conferences and technical reports. Coverage includes nuclear technology, bioengineering, transportation, chemical and process engineering, light and optical technology, agricultural engineering and food technology, computers and data processing, applied physics, electronics and communications, control, civil, mechanical, materials, petroleum, aerospace and automotive engineering. Online coverage including backfile is from 1884 to date and includes the Engineering index. INSPEC contains bibliographic records from scientific and technical journals and conference proceedings. It concentrates on electrical and electronic engineering, physics, information technology, and computer and control systems. Coverage is 1969 to date. NTIS (National Technical Information Service) database contains citations to unclassified reports from U.S. and international government agencies such as NASA, the U.S. Department of Energy, and the U.S. Department of Defense. Materials cited date from 1899 to the present.