Inside NTIS

The National Technical information Service (NTIS) database is the premier source of unclassified reports from the United States and international government agencies. Engineering Village uses controlled indexing and classification to enable researchers to retrieve relevant results, providing a vital resource for identifying the latest government developments and research trends.

NTIS covers research conducted by agencies worldwide, including the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), the United States Department of Energy and Defense, the Japan Ministry of International Trade and Industry, and the United Kingdom Department of Trade

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NTIS facts

Top 10 Non-U.S. Contributors *

Country and Citations:
United Kingdom 152
Netherlands 149
Italy 81
Canada 77
Norway 56
Finland 33
Japan 32
Sweden 25
China 24
Taiwan 22 * Fiscal year 2008

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NTIS quick facts

  • Over 2.5 million abstract records from 1899-present
  • Over 22,000 records added annually
  • Information from over 240 US and international government agencies
  • Coverage of 350 subject areas
  • Link to government reports and documents