Content / Database Overview
Engineering Village comprises 12 engineering literature and patent databases providing comprehensive coverage from a range of trusted, reliable and relevant sources: scholarly journals, conference proceedings, trade publications, patents, and government reports.
|Compendex & Ei Backfile|
Currently with over 17 million records across 190 engineering disciplines, Compendex delivers the comprehensive, precise information and insights that researchers need.
Ei Patents contains 12.7 million patents filed with the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) and 4.4 million patents filed with the European Union Patent Office (EPO).
|Chimica & CBNB|
Chimica contains 3.8 million literature abstracts from the most influential international chemistry journals, updated weekly and sourced from over 500 international chemistry journals.
|EnCompassLIT & EnCompassPAT|
These premiere sources for scientific literature and patent abstracts covers the downstream petroleum, petrochemical and natural gas industries. EnCompassLIT contains over 1 million records, EnCompassPAT contains over 650,000 records.
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GEOBASE is a multidisciplinary database of indexed research literature on the earth sciences, ecology, geology, human and physical geography, environmental sciences, oceanography, geomechanics, alternative energy sources, pollution, waste management and nature conservation. 2.7 million records
Published by the American Geosciences Institute, GeoRef contains more than 3.5 million abstracts from journals, books, maps, conference papers, the US Geological Survey and more (from 1669 for North America and from 1933 for the rest of the world). Using the Google mapping interface geologists can see where their results are geographically located.
|Inspec & Inspec Archive|
Produced by the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET), Inspec offers nearly 14 million records covering physics, electrical engineering, electronics, computer science, mechanical, production and manufacturing information. Searching Inspec on EV allows users to save their searches along with results from other databases.
One of the pulp and paper industry's most important resources for news and information, PaperChem covers targeted literature from 15 subject areas, with more than 660,000 records dating back to 1967.
Every year, governments all over the world spend billions of dollars in unclassified research. The National Technical Information Service (NTIS) aggregates this information, and has approximately 2.5 million unclassified reports conducted in 350 subject areas.