Research for IT&E
Throughout your IT&E study, you will
increasingly use electronic sources
for your research. Below are some of the more useful
you should learn to master.
Remember this: Knowledge is the key to success.
access these databases,
go to University Libraries' main page (http://library.gmu.edu/),
click on Databases By Subject, then click on Engineering
- Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)
Citations and full-text articles in the area of computing
and information technologies from journals, magazines, and
conference proceedings published by the ACM, one of the
world's largest computing societies.
Science and Technology Index
International and English-language periodicals, covering
engineering, mathematics, physics, and computer technology.
Includes articles, interviews, meetings, conferences, exhibitions,
new product reviews, announcements, and more.
and Bioengineering Abstracts
Covers ground-breaking research, applications, regulatory
developments and new patents across all areas of biotechnology
and bioengineering, including medical, pharmaceutical, agricultural,
environmental and marine biology.
A cluster of databases including: Agricultural Sciences;
Aquatic Sciences, Biology, Computer Science, Market Research
The NECI Research Index (aka CiteSeer) is a scientific literature
digital library that aims to improve the dissemination and
feedback of scientific literature (chiefly computer science).
Use this database to find computer-related product introductions,
news, and reviews in areas such as hardware, software, engineering,
communications, and more.
and Information Systems Abstracts
Covers major areas of computer technology (artificial intelligence,
automation, CAD/CAM, imaging, logic, engineering physics,
The complete range of academic subjects appearing in dissertations
accepted at accredited institutions.
& Communications Abstracts
Major areas of coverage include electric circuits, electric
components, electromagnetic waves, electronic and thermionic
materials, radar, radio, electronic communications.
Provides online access (searching and browsing) to over
600 journals published by Elsevier and its partners. Journals
are available for most disciplines, including science, medicine,
economics and the social sciences.
Index - Compendex
Provides abstracts and full bibliographic citations for
worldwide engineering and technical literature and encompasses
all engineering disciplines as well as related fields in
science and management.
Advisory for IT Studies
Reports on areas of interest to IT, communications managers,
and specialists in the areas of computer and communications
Provides full-text access to all journals, transactions
and conference proceedings published by the electrical engineering
organizations IEEE and IEE.
Scientific and technical journals and conference proceedings
electrical engineering and electronics, computing and control,
& Personal Computing Abstracts
Provides comprehensive information on the latest personal
computing products and developments in business, industry,
education, libraries, and the home. Covers more than 100
traditional and cutting-edge publications.
Library and Information Science periodicals published internationally.
A cluster of databases on materials science, including:
aluminum industry, corrosion, engineered materials, metals
and alloys, welding materials and ceramics.
A searchable web database providing access to over 59 years
of Mathematical Reviews and Current Mathematical Publications.
Topics include mechanical engineering, nuclear technology,
fluid flow, hydraulics, thermodynamics, aerospace engineering,
materials handling and more.
NTIS research reports, compiled by the US National Technical
Information Service, cover such fields as engineering, biotechnology,
the environment, health and safety, business, and the physical,
biological and social sciences.
Papers included in every congress, conference, exposition,
workshop, symposium, and meeting received at The British
- U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO)
Full-text of U.S. patents issued by the USPTO since 1976.
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Citations and the table of contents for every congress,
symposium, conference, exposition, workshop and meeting
received at the British Library.
Citation Index Expanded
A multidisciplinary database with searchable author abstracts
for over 70% of the articles, covering the journal literature
of the sciences. Over 5,000 major journals are indexed across
State and Superconductivity Abstracts
Global coverage on all aspects of theory, production, and
application of solid state materials and devices.
Provides online access (searching and browsing) to over
480 journals and two book series (Lecture Notes in Computer
Science and Topics in Current Chemistry) published by Springer
and its partners. LINK is divided into "Online Libraries"
Database of transportation research information. It is produced
by the 25-nation Organisation for Economic Co-operation
and Development together with the United States' Transportation
Research Board and the European Conference of Ministers
(Transportation Research Information Services)
Provides bibliographic records, and some full-text, of transportation
research published in books, journal articles, and technical
reports.TRIS also includes links to the International Road
Research Documentation database.
Provides summaries of technical and scientific literature
on water-related topics covering the characteristics, conservation,
control, pollution, treatment, use and management of water