Engineering Databases

Recommended Databases

Maintains citations and abstracts for engineering and the applied sciences from 1884-1968.

Indexes full text IEEE and IET journals, conference proceedings, and standards.

Indexes records of international scientific and technical articles in the fields of computer science, electrical engineering, and physics.

Maintains citation searching for high impact research journals in the arts and humanities, social sciences, and sciences.

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Includes citations and full text articles from the Association for Computer Machinery (ACM) journals, newsletters, and conference proceedings.

An authoritative online resource for reliable content on sustainable design strategies, green building materials, and case studies of high performance buildings.

Provides indexing for the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) content.

Maintains citations, abstracts, and full text of dissertations from 1997 to the present along with citations and abstracts for selected masters theses from 1962 to the present. Includes subject, title, and author indexing to U.S. dissertations from 1861 to the present.

The Energy Information Administration (EIA), created by Congress in 1977, is a statistical agency of the U.S. Department of Energy. 

Provides full text journals, books, and reference works that cover agriculture, ecosystem ecology, energy, renewable energy sources, natural resources, marine and freshwater science, geography, pollution and waste management, environmental technology, environmental law, public policy, social impacts along with urban planning.

Provides citations and abstracts of articles in environmental, ecology, and water resources journals, conference proceedings, EPA reports, and books.

Google Scholar searches the academic, scholarly Web for peer-reviewed papers, theses, books, abstracts and articles. Searching Google Scholar from the Portland State University Library will identify full text articles available from PSU Library resources as well as open access articles from other universities and colleges.

Offers research covering all aspects of human impact on the environment. Its collection of scholarly, government, and general interest titles covers global warming, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, and recycling.

Includes records of journal articles, conference proceedings, books, dissertations, serials, maps, and other materials in the history of science, technology, and medicine.

Indexes full text IEEE and IET journals, conference proceedings, and standards.

Archives Institute of Physics (IOP) full text journals from 1874 to the present. Covers physics, astronomy and mathematics.

Maintains a peer reviewed, PubMed-indexed journal that publishes biological, medical, chemical, and physical research in a video format. Closed captions and transcripts are available for Science Education collections only.

Indexes citations and abstracts of the mathematics and statistics literature.

Covers international medicine and the life sciences journals from 1953 to the present. Published by the National Library of Medicine, includes links to open access, full text articles.

Index to technical publications from the U.S. government. Includes full text for reports from 1995 and select full text for earlier publications.

Contains information on grey literature produced in Europe. Covers science, technology, biomedical science, economics, social science and the humanities.

Indexes papers presented at international conferences. Covers 1993 to the present.

Portland State University's Digital Repository, PDXScholar, preserves the University's research, unique resources, and other scholarly output with the goal of providing persistent, open access to that work.

Provides access to selected ebooks in technology and computer science.

Provides access to abstracts and references for scholarly science and technical journals.

Features selected, authoritative science information provided by U.S. Government agencies including research and development results.

Includes full text of articles published in Elsevier journals covering agriculture, humanities, genetics, biology, business, accounting, chemistry, engineering, computer sciences, earth and planetary sciences, economics, materials science, medicine, neuroscience, physics, psychology, and other social sciences. Also includes access to selected 2006 imprints of Elsevier ebooks.

Offers free, publicly-available,Department of Energy (DOE) sponsored R&D results including technical reports, bibliographic citations, journal articles, conference papers, books, multimedia, and data information. 

Maintains full text proceedings, journals, and books published by SPIE on optics and photonics from 1990 to present.

Collects articles, case studies, and book chapters covering the key areas of governance, sustainability, social responsibility, environmental management, and related fields with content from 2012-2015. 

Provides international transportation research. TRID combines records from TRB's Transportation Research Information Services (TRIS) database and the OECD's Joint Transport Research Centre's International Transport Research Documentation (ITRD) database. Covers the 1960's to the present.

Maintains citation searching for high impact research journals in the arts and humanities, social sciences, and sciences.

Covers full text journals and reference works in the humanities, social sciences, sciences, and community health.