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Core Databases

Access the essential databases for Mechanical Engineering. For more, see the Mechanical Engineering Subject Guide.

  • Applied Science and Technology:
    Science research for practical applications, technology, and inventions. Full text included; ( + )
  • OSTI.gov:
    Science, technology, and engineering research (limited full-text). Citation only; US Government materials; Open access; ( + )
  • ScienceDirect:
    Articles and book chapters in the sciences (limited open access). Full text included; ( + )

Comprehensive List

Access the recommended databases for Mechanical Engineering. For more, see the Mechanical Engineering Subject Guide.

  • Academic Search Complete:
    An all-inclusive scholarly and multidisciplinary database. Recommended for general topics; Full text included; KYVL; ( + )
  • Access Engineering:
    Engineering reference resources. Full text included; ( + )
  • Applied Science and Technology:
    Science research for practical applications, technology, and inventions. Full text included; ( + )
  • Digital Commons Network:
    Access to scholarly journal articles and research. Full text included; Open access; ( + )
  • Directory of Open Access Books:
    A directory of open-access books. Full text included; Ebook collection; Open access; ( + )
  • Directory of Open Access Journals:
    Definitive index to peer-reviewed, open-access journals. Full text included; Open access; ( + )
  • Dissertations and Theses:
    Comprehensive access to dissertations and theses worldwide. Full text included; Ebook collection; ( + )
  • E-Journals:
    Citations from EBSCO ejournals (limited full-text). Citation only; ( + )
  • General Science Abstracts:
    A science index for students and non-specialists. Citation only; ( + )
  • General Science Index (Steely Reference):
    Index to science periodicals, 1978-1984. Citation only; Print index; In Steely only; ( + )
  • JSTOR:
    Scholarly journals in the humanities, sciences, and business. Full text included; ( + )
  • Open Dissertations:
    American dissertations. Limited full text. Full text included; Ebook collection; ( + )
  • Open Dissertations (free):
    Open access to American dissertations. Limited full text. Full text included; Ebook collection; Open access; ( + )
  • OSTI.gov:
    Science, technology, and engineering research (limited full-text). Citation only; US Government materials; Open access; ( + )
  • Science.gov:
    Search US government scientific databases. Full text included; US Government materials; Open access; ( + )
  • ScienceDirect:
    Articles and book chapters in the sciences (limited open access). Full text included; ( + )
  • Scopus:
    Citations for scientific articles, books, and conference proceedings. Citation only; ( + )
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