Library Databases A-Z

Found: 37 database(s) HuskyFetch Enabled
Access Restrictions
Academic OneFile
Coverage: 1995 - Present
Scope: premier source for peer-reviewed, full-text articles from the world's leading journals and reference sources. With extensive coverage of the physical sciences, technology, medicine, social sciences, the arts, theology, literature and other subjects.
Access Note: Academic OneFile's coverage includes Agriculture, Communication and Mass Media, Computers, Criminal Justice, Diversity Studies, Environmental Studies and Policy, Expanded Academic ASAP, Fine Arts, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Issues, Health Reference Center Academic, LegalTrac, Information Science and Library Issues, Nursing and Allied Health, Physical Therapy and Sports Medicince, Pop Culture, Psychology, Religion and Philosophy, War and terrorism, U.S. History, and World History.
ACS Publications
Coverage: 1879 - Present
  F M
Scope provides full-text searching and instant access to all titles published by ACS from 1879 to present with seamless integration of searches between the Archives and the Web Editions. Articles will be delivered in convenient PDF format with the same high level of readability as the original document.
Annual Reviews
Coverage: 1932 - Present
  F M
Scope: Critical reviews written by discipline specialists for 34 focused disciplines within Biomedical/Life Sciences, Physical Sciences, and Social Sciences.
Applied Science & Technology Abstracts
Coverage: 1983 - Present
Scope: contains indexing and abstracts for nearly 800 core English-language, scientific and technical publications back to 1983. Content includes coverage of a wide variety of applied science specialties - acoustics to aeronautics, neural networks to nuclear and civil engineering, computers and informatics and much more.
ASEE Annual Conference Proceedings
Coverage: 1996 - Present
  F Open Access
Scope: The American Society for Engineering Education is committed to furthering education in engineering and engineering technology. This mission is accomplished by promoting excellence in instruction, research, public service, and practice; exercising worldwide leadership; and fostering the technological education of society.
ASM Alloy Phase Diagrams Database
  F M
Scope: allows subscribers to explore, search and view more than 28,000 binary and ternary phase diagrams and associated phase data for more than 6200 systems from their Web browsers.
ASM Materials Information (MIO)
Coverage: 2006 - 2006
  F M
Scope: ASM Materials Information Online enables you to search for information on engineered materials. Michigan Tech licenses access to: ASM Handbooks Online, ASM Alloy Center Online, ASM Alloy Phase Diagrams Center, ASM Micrographs Center and ASM Failure Analysis Center.
ASME Digital Library
Coverage: 2000 - Present
  F M
Scope: is ASME's primary repository of current and archival literature featuring: ASME's Transaction Journals from 1970 to the present; ASME's Conference Proceedings from 2002 to the present; ASME Press eBooks selected from 1998 to the present.
Access Note: MTU access is provided only to the ASME's Transaction Journals 2000 to present and does not include full-text access to conference proceedings.
BioMed Central
Coverage: 2000 - Present
  F Open Access
Scope: an independent publishing house committed to providing immediate open access to peer-reviewed biomedical research. All original research articles published by BioMed Central are made freely and permanently accessible online immediately upon publication. BioMed Central views open access to research as essential in order to ensure the rapid and efficient communication of research findings.
Access Note: MTU is not a member of BioMed Central, which limits our access to Open Access journals. You will need to register to search BioMed Central.
Common Chemistry
    Open Access
Scope: a web resource that contains CAS Registry Numbers for approximately 7,900 chemicals of widespread general public interest. Common Chemistry is helpful to non-chemists who know either a name or CAS Registry NumberŪ of a common chemical and want to pair both pieces of information. The CAS Registry Number is the universally recognized unique identifier of chemical substances and is often found on packaging and on articles of commerce. While not a comprehensive CAS Registry Number lookup service, Common Chemistry does provide a way to quickly and easily find names or CAS Registry Numbers for chemicals of general interest.
Coverage: 1884 - Present     
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Scope: Scope: provides comprehensive access to the latest engineering research covering engineering and applied science, containing over seven million references and abstracts taken from over 5,000 engineering journals, conferences and technical reports. Compendex includes Engineering Index (1884-1969).
Access Note: Compendex is sometimes referred to as Engineering Village.
Dissertations & Theses @ Michigan Technological University
Coverage: 1968 - Present
  F M
Scope: provides a searchable full text database of dissertations submitted by Michigan Tech to UMI's Dissertation database. Full-text PDF files are available for most dissertations from 1968. Also includes some theses.
Dryden Flight Research Center: Technical Reports
Coverage: 1947 - Present
  F Open Access
Scope: covering reports ranging from validation of advanced aeronautical and control systems concepts and atmospheric flight testing of future space-access technology demonstrators to Earth science experiments.
EBook Collection
  F M
Scope: On EBSCOhost, this collection of online books provides access to over 12,600 individual titles.
Access Note: eBook Collection was formally known as NetLibrary. To be able to download individual titles users need to create individual accounts. For assistance please contact a librarian Monday-Friday 9am to 5pm (906) 487-2507 or
Encyclopedia of Nanoscience and Society
Coverage: 2010 - 2010
  F M
Scope: provides a guide to understanding the challenges addressed by nanoscience and nanotechnology. Readers will find accessible descriptions of some of the key technical achievements of nanoscience, as well as its history and prospects. Readers will find overviews of the efforts of governments worldwide to fund nanoscience research and tap its potential for economic development, as well as to grapple with the possibility of regulating a new technology for the environmental, occupation, and consumer health and safety that emerge with it. They will find explorations and analyses of the cultural significance of nanoscience and nanotechnologies, as well as descriptions of some of the firms, and their products, that promise to make nanotechnologies an important part of the global economy.
Encyclopedia of Spectroscopy and Spectrometry
Coverage: 2007 - 2007
  F M
Scope: provides authoritative and comprehensive coverage of the whole topic of spectroscopy, from theory to applications. Short articles, each covering one aspect of spectroscopy, provide the professional spectroscopist working in academia or industry with the essential facts and background on areas of spectroscopy peripheral to their own.
Coverage: 1836 - Present
    Open Access
Scope: Free access through the European Patent Office (EPO) to more than 70 million patent documents worldwide containing information about inventions and technical developments from 1836 to today.
Google Scholar
Coverage: 1900 - Present
Scope: web search engine designed specifically to locate scholarly literature, including peer-reviewed papers, theses, books, preprints, abstracts and technical reports across broad areas of research.
Access Note: click here for additional information about Google Scholar.
Also if you are coming from off campus you will be asked for your ISO Login and Password. This will grant you full text access to those full text resources that the JRVP library has secured.
Kirk-Othmer Encyclopedia of Chemical Technology
Coverage: 1799 - Present
  F M
Scope: written by prominent scholars from industry, academia, and research institutions, the Kirk-Othmer Encyclopedia of Chemical Technology presents a wide scope of articles on chemical substances including their properties, manufacturing, and uses. It also focuses on industrial processes and unit operations in chemical engineering, as well as covering fundamentals and scientific subjects related to the field. Additionally, environmental and health issues concerning chemical technology are also addressed.
MatWeb Material Property Data
Coverage: 2003 - Present
  F Open Access
Scope: database of material properties includes hermoplastic and thermoset polymers such as ABS, nylon, polycarbonate, polyester, and polyolefins; metals such as aluminum, cobalt, copper, lead, magnesium, nickel, steel, superalloys, titanium and zinc alloys; ceramics; plus a growing list of semiconductors, fibers, and other engineering materials.
Optics Infobase
Coverage: 1962 - Present
  F M
Scope: Search engine providing a single unified search of all issues of Applied Optics from 1962 to the present.
PGM Database
Coverage: 2016 - Present
  F Open Access
Scope: assists you to find materials based on their properties, enabling you to find the right material for the job. The PGM Database is a collection of published data and internal Johnson Matthey data defining the physical properties and characteristics of platinum group metals and their alloys.
Scope: provides seamless access to and navigation of more than 125 billion digital pages of the world's scholarship, delivering it to the desktop and into the workflow of serious researchers in multiple fields, from arts, literature, and social science to general reference, business, science, technology, and medicine.
ProQuest Engineering Collection
Coverage: 1966 - Present
Scope: contains engineering related full-text articles, granular access to millions of figures and tables within articles, and the entire range of bibliographic records from the Engineering Research Database. Engineering Research Database contains a comprehensive index to world literature on technological and engineering innovations going back to 1966.

This collection includes the following sub collections: Abstracts in New Technology & Engineering, Biotechnology & BioEngineering Abstracts, Biotechnology Research Abstracts, Civil Engineering Abstracts, Earthquake Engineering Abstracts, Environmental Engineering Abstracts, and Mechanical & Transportation Engineering Abstracts.

ProQuest Materials Science Collection
Coverage: 1965 - Present
Scope: contains materials science related full-text articles, granular access to millions of figures and tables within articles, and the entire range of bibliographic records from the Materials Research Database, the leading global database in Materials Science.

This collection includes the following sub collections: Aluminium Industry Abstracts, Ceramic Abstracts, Copper Technical Reference Library, Corrosion Abstracts, Engineered Materials Abstracts, Materials Business File, and METADEX.

ProQuest SciTech Collection
  F M
Scope: This database combines full text journals with detailed indexing of global literature on natural sciences, engineering and technology. Areas covered include materials science, aerospace engineering, civil engineering, biology, aquatic sciences, environmental science, computer science and earth sciences in addition to many more. It fully incorporates ProQuest Natural Science Collection and ProQuest Technology Collection.
SAE Digital Library
Coverage: 1998 - Present
  F M
Scope: references thousands of SAE Technical Papers covering the latest advances and research in all areas of mobility engineering including ground vehicle, aerospace, off-highway, and manufacturing technology. Sample coverage includes fuels and lubricants, emissions, electronics, brakes, restraint systems, noise, engines, materials, lighting, and more.
SAGE journals
Scope: provides ability to browse or search using Boolean queries for full-text articles in journals published by Sage.
  F Open Access
Scope: contains reliable information resources selected by respective government agencies as their best science information. Two major types of information are included: selected authoritative science Web sites; and databases of technical reports, journal articles, conference proceedings and other published materials.
Coverage: 2003 - Present
Scope: extensive and unique full-text collection covers authoritative titles from the core scientific literature. ScienceDirect is designed as a basic electronic version of Elsevier Science print allowing you to access full-text articles published since 2003.
Coverage: 1967 - Present
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Scope: retrieves information from databases produced by Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS). The database contains over 16 million documents from more than 8000 chemical and chemistry-related journals covering literature from 1907 to the present. Partically indexed from 1907-1966. Search terms include research topic, author name, document identifier and chemical substance (including reactions and substructures)
Access Notes:
Complete abstracts available from 1967 to present. Abstracts from 1907 to 1966 accessible when available.
SciFinder is licensed for noncommercial use only by current Michigan Tech faculty, staff and students who are enrolled or employed on the Houghton campus.

SciTech Connect
Coverage: 1948 - Present
  F Open Access
Scope: U.S. Dept of Energy sponsored technical reports, journal articles, conference papers, books, multimedia and data information covering the science, technology and engineering of energy. Combines the Energy Citations and the Information Bridge databases produced by DOE and its predecessors.
  F M
Scope: The largest abstract and citation database with broad content coverage of the sciences, social sciences, medicine, arts, and humanities through 21,000 journals and other content. Find citations to known authors or works. Search by keyword, title, author affiliation and view analyses of researcher or research group impact. Includes patents from five international patent offices, a substantial number of conference proceedings and an increasing number of books. Alternative metrics tracking reputation through Mendeley, CiteULike, social media and the popular press. Disambiguate your identity with Scopus Author Identifier.
SpringerLink - eBooks
Coverage: 2005 - Present
  F M
Scope: offer accurate reproductions of high quality Springer print book publications, together with all the added benefits of an online environment, including exceptional search capabilities and bookmarks. These eBooks include Reference Works, Monographs and Books Series. 23 book series that are part of this Collection have access going back to 1997.
Web of Science Core Collection
Coverage: 1973 - Present
Scope: Abstract and citation database with selective, multidisciplinary content from 12,000 journals. Find citations to known authors or works. Search by keyword, title, author affiliation and view analyses of research group or researcher impact. Constituent databases are: Science Citation Index Expanded (1973 - ); Social Science Citation Index (1973 -); Arts and Humanities Citation Index (1975 - ); SciELO (gold open access journals from Latin America, South Africa, Spain, Portugal); and MEDLINE (1950 - ). Disambiguate your identity with ResearcherID.
Wiley Online Library
Coverage: 1997 - Present
Scope: search across over 250 electronic journals covering many subject areas.

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