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A Guide to Engineering Research

Start your search in a core engineering database

Start your search in a general engineering database, then try a few more databases from the lists below that suit your topic.

Multidisciplinary databases

Broaden your perspective -- try databases with wider subject coverage:

Materials science & property databases

Engineering society publishers

Compendex (Engineering Index/Engineering Village) indexes all of the society publishers listed below. However, you can find the very newest content first on the publisher's sites, before it gets indexed for Compendex, and if you need historical information, you can find content published before 1970 here.

More engineering databases

Core scientific databases

Economics & education

Consider an alternative perspective on your topic: