Top engineering databases

These are selected databases that index scholarly literature, including peer-reviewed journals, technical reports, and conference proceedings, in engineering, science, and technology. Each database has a specific focus.

Engineering Village
Scholarly resources covering applied science and engineering

IEEE Xplore
Full-text documents in electrical engineering, computer science, and electronics

Web of Science
Comprehensive, indexed literature across the sciences, social sciences, arts, and humanities

Scholarly literature in science, technology, medicine, social sciences, and arts and humanities

Access to e-books and scientific documents in computer science, earth sciences, engineering, and many more

Google Scholar
Scholarly materials across all disciplines
To configure Google Scholar to link to the Cornell University Library's collection, see the Google Scholar tab.

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Engineering e-book libraries

Over 1,600 engineering e-books, including Perry's Chemical Engineers Handbook and Schaum's Outlines, online tutorials and DataVis, and case studies map to ABET learning outcomes

AccessScience from McGraw-Hill
Scholarly articles as well as text and video biographies of well-known scientists, image and video animations, curriculum maps, and McGraw-Hill dictionary of scientific and technical terms

Over 2,000 reference e-books in all fields of engineering, including interactive tables, equation plotters, graph digitizers, and ability to export to Excel spreadsheets, and large database of materials property data

O'Reilly online learning (Safari e-books)
Collection of e-books and videos on computer programming, user manuals, business and management topics

Skillsoft percipio
E-books and video courses on information technology topics, including networking, programming, languages, and desktop applications

Access to over 65,000 e-books as well as to journals, book series, e-references, and protocols

Synthesis digital library of engineering and computer science
Over 400 lectures on artificial intelligence, communication networks, electrical engineering, informatics, synthetic biology, and life sciences; each book synthesizes an important research or development topic, authored by a prominent contributor to the field