Answered By: Keith Brisland
Last Updated: Aug 15, 2018     Views: 77

The best databases to search for engineering information are:

  • SAE Mobilus (formerly SAE Digital Library) Full-text of SAE (Society of Automobile Engineers) papers from 1998 onwards. (BEST VIEWED IN CHROME,OPERA,SAFARI or FIREFOX - not INTERNET EXPLORER)
  • ScienceDirect Freedom Collection Summaries of journal articles, and full-text for selected journals.Access to over 2000 full text scientific, technical and medical (STM) journals published since 1 January 1995 (Green icon shows subscribed content).
  • Springer Compact - comprises of approximately 2200 Springer journals and 1680 Hybrid (Open Choice) journals

More information can be found on the Engineering libguides. You can also book a tutorial with James Dean, the liaison librarian for Engineering here or you can e-mail him at

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