-the materials information society
library has over 1 million metals and materials related publications.
It offers an on-line search and document delivery service.
Library The major Reference and Document Supply collections
of the British Library can searched on-line free of charge using
can be supplied by
BLDSC ; the LEXICON -easy order service is tailored for users
with occasional needs for documents.
Edinburgh Data and INformation Access
Ei Compendex, produced by Engineering Information Inc. (Ei) is the
most comprehensive interdisciplinary engineering information database
in the world, with over 3 million summaries of journal articles
and conference proceedings, and 220,000 new additions every year.
INSPEC is produced by the Institution of Electrical Engineers. It
is regarded as the premier database for access to the world's leading
scientific and technical literature in physics, electrical engineering,
electronics, communications, control engineering, computing and
information technology. INSPEC via EDINA covers the years 1969 onwards.
The database contains over 5 million records, each one referring
to a published journal article, conference paper or other document.
INSPEC via EDINA is updated weekly.
The Intellectual Property Network (IPN)
lets you search for, view and purchase patent documents.
Internet Translator can translate single words, phrases,
sentences or even entire web pages over the Internet. A downloadable
version is also available.
Web of Knowledge
Web of Knowledge is an integrated platform designed to support research
in academic, corporate, government, and not-for-profit organizations
search ISI Web of Science, ISI Proceedings and ISI Journal Citations.
- The online photonics resource
more than 70,000 abstracts from Institute of Physics
Journals all relevant to optoelectronics and photonics. Free access
is provided to the complete archive of abstracts whilst access to
the full text of current issues of journals is also free following
a simple registration.
patent information service at the United Kingdom Patent
Office. The esp@cenet system is a collection of interlinked Web
Sites enabling users to search for information that can be found
on the front pages of patent documents published around the world.
a powerful new search engine developed by Elsevier Science for locating
scientific information only, may provide the answer. Scirus delivers
more relevant search results because it focuses on scientific information,
indexes complete documents, searches the whole web including access-controlled
sites, and reads non-text files like PDF. At this stage Scirus covers
more than 60 million science related pages from the Web as well
as membership sources such as ScienceDirect, MEDLINE on BioMedNet,
Beilstein on ChemWeb and Neuroscion. This is only the beginning
- Scirus aims to include more databases in the near future.
- The International Society of Optical Engineering
The Website for optics, photonics and imaging
View Tables of Contents for over 4,000 volumes and 150,000 journal
and proceedings abstracts in SPIE's InCite®
Technical information and know how from the Welding Institute includes
a database of short abstracts of articles on welding,
joining and allied technologies. Covering metals, plastics and ceramics,
Weldasearch aims to be a comprehensive record of appropriate world-wide
literature published since 1968.
National Library of Medicine Gateway
Medline and other databases
of the U.S National Library of Medicine covering worldwide medical
and biomedical literature. Registration for printing, downloading
or document ordering requires a login.