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Subject Searching in the Journal Literature
The databases listed here include research in a wide variety of formats in many aspects of structural engineering. For help with what resources are best for you, or any other questions about this site, please contact me. For information about accessing the online resources from off-campus, see our off-campus access page.
Compendex This link opens in a new window
Indexes 20+ million journal and trade magazine articles, conference papers, standards, books, and other materials in all engineering disciplines. Core database for mechanical, aerospace, civil, structural, chemical, and environmental engineering, as well as materials science and nanotechnology. ****You can now cross search with Inspec
for a more comprehensive search of the engineering literature; duplicate references can be removed.
Web of Science This link opens in a new window
1900-present. Indexes over 5,300 of the leading science journals across 164 scientific disciplines within engineering, physical, and life sciences, and provides searching of cited references.Quick Guide (PDF)
Earthquake Engineering Abstracts This link opens in a new window
1971-present. EEA covers the world literature in earthquake engineering. Contents include selected technical reports, conference papers, books, and journal articles. Produced by the EERC at UC Berkeley.
Materials Science & Engineering Database This link opens in a new window
Database for materials science and engineering research, indexing journals, magazines and grey literature (patents, conference proceedings, technical reports) for topics in metals, polymers, ceramics, composites, and biomaterials. Includes Earthquake Engineering Abstracts, Engineered Materials Abstracts, METADEX, Corrosion Abstracts, and Ceramic Abstracts. Includes full text access to more than 2,000 journals.
Inspec This link opens in a new window
1969-present. Includes over 4,000 scholarly journals, conference proceedings, books, reports, and dissertations in physics, electrical engineering and electronics, computers and control, and information technology. Especially good for IEEE documents and standards.
Applied Science & Technology Full Text This link opens in a new window
1983-present. Indexes over 5,000 journals, conferences, technical reports, and other materials related to the engineering and technical literature.
Civil Engineering Database (ASCE)
1973-present. The CEDB Provides Access to over 100,000 Bibliographic and Abstracted Records of all American Society of Civil Engineers' publications since 1973.
GeoRef This link opens in a new window
Includes articles, conferences, dissertations and tech reports in all fields relating to geology.
Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals
1934-present. Offers a comprehensive listing of journal articles published worldwide on architecture and design, archaeology, city planning, interior design, and historic preservation.