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AccessEngineering VCU
Full-text engineering handbooks and up-to-date reference materials from McGraw-Hill, supporting all levels of scientific and technical research in academic, corporate, industrial, and government sectors.
Can be used for course content: Authoritative, regularly updated engineering reference information, instructional videos, calculators, interactive tables and charts. More about affordable Course Content

AccessScience VCU
Online version of the McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science & Technology. Includes embedded video and images in the articles which can be downloaded for use in class presentations and demonstrations.
Can be used for course content: Primary research material, videos and animations, plus specially designed curriculum maps for teachers. More about affordable Course Content

Applied Science & Technology Index VCU
Citations to articles in trade publications, technical and professional society journals, and specialized subject periodicals covering a wide variety of applied science fields, including civil engineering, aeronautics, computers, and informatics.

ASTM Compass VCU
ASTM standards, journals, conference proceedings, manuals, and more. Covers a broad range of engineering disciplines including biomedical, chemical, environmental, health and safety, materials science, mechanical, and nuclear, among others.

Compendex VCU
Comprehensive bibliographic database of engineering research literature; part of Engineering Village.

CRCnetBASE VCU
Search or browse Taylor & Francis eBooks. Select 'Show content I have access to' when the results display. Browse by subjects to display results similar to the ...netBASE contents, e.g., Bioscience, Engineering, Environment.
Can be used for course content: Science, Technology, Engineering and Medicine ebooks. More about affordable Course Content

Derwent Innovations Index VCU
Research tool that provides access to cited and citing patents, articles, and full-text patent data sources. Provides a comprehensive and international overview of inventions in three categories: chemical, electrical and electronic, and engineering.

Engineering Research Database VCU Sponsored by VIVA, the Virtual Library of Virginia (www.vivalib.org)VIVA
Search multiple databases in engineering.

Engineering Village VCU
Access to up-to-date engineering literature and patent databases providing coverage from a wide range of trusted engineering sources. Includes Compendex, INSPEC, and NTIS.

ENGnetBASE VCU Sponsored by VIVA, the Virtual Library of Virginia (www.vivalib.org)VIVA
Search or browse Taylor & Francis eBooks. Select 'Show content I have access to' when the results display. Browse by subjects to display results similar to the ...netBASE contents, e.g., Bioscience, Engineering, Environment.

IEEE Xplore VCU
Full-text database of IEEE and IET publications, including publications from predecessors such as IEE, IRE, and AIAA. Includes abstracts and full text for journals, magazines, transactions, published standards, and proceedings.

JSTOR Sustainability Collection VCU
Discover a wide range of journals, ebooks, and research reports in the field of sustainability. The subjects of resilience and sustainability are explored broadly, covering research on environmental stresses and their impact on society.

Knovel Library VCU
E-books and other reference works in engineering, chemistry and biochemistry, earth and environmental sciences, and other areas. Utilizes interactive tables with customizable data, charts, graphs, and equations.
Can be used for course content: Process and design information, interactive graphs and tables, material and substance properties data, and equations and formulations for specific industries and engineering disciplines. More about affordable Course Content

Materials Science & Engineering Collection VCU Sponsored by VIVA, the Virtual Library of Virginia (www.vivalib.org)VIVA
Provides indexing, abstracts, and select full text for international literature on metallurgy, ceramics, polymers, and composites used in engineering applications. Includes METADEX, Copper and Polymer Library databases.

NTIS Bibliographic Database VCU
Abstracts of the latest research sponsored by the United States and select foreign governments. In addition to other classifications, searches can be done by corporate source, patent number and CAS registry number. Access through Engineering Village. More about the NTIS Database

Safari Books Online VCU Sponsored by VIVA, the Virtual Library of Virginia (www.vivalib.org)VIVA
Books on all aspects of computers, programming and the web from such publishers as O'Reilly, Sams, New Riders and Adobe.
Can be used for course content: Includes full text of many educational books and textbooks in science and engineering, with a particular focus on computer science. More about affordable Course Content

Web of Science VCU
Cross-search multiple databases including the Arts & Humanities Citation Index, Science Citation Index, Social Sciences Citation Index, Book Citation Index, and Conference Proceedings Citation Index, as well as Chemical Indexes.

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