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Informed research powers tomorrow’s engineering innovations. Engineering Village is a search and discovery platform that provides the high-quality content, data and intelligence needed to answer real-life engineering questions. On Engineering Village, impactful research is made easy with filters tailored to the needs of world-class engineers.

In both academia and the industry sector, engineering researchers value Engineering Village’s customized interface. Use it to:

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Identify the latest and most relevant research through advanced, engineering-specific tagging

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Explore content curated for engineers, from peer-reviewed articles and conference proceedings to standards and reliable data to learn from the findings of leading engineers worldwide

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Uncover opportunities for technology transfer and scale-up of new technologies into further research and practice

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Engineering Village helps equip the engineers of tomorrow. At Queensland University of Technology (QUT), Engineering Village enables “deep searching” skills that boost employment options for STEM graduates.

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Preprints now available

We are excited to announce preprints as a new document type available on Engineering Village. Over 800,000 open access preprints from arXiv (from 2017 onwards) and SSRN are now findable within the Compendex database, with more coming soon. Preprints can be included or excluded from search by using the “Document Type” filter (which also contains other document types such as standards, conference proceedings etc).

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Content

Engineering Village gives you access to 14 engineering literature and patent databases. These trusted sources have been carefully selected to provide both breadth and depth of serious engineering research content.

Standards are indexed in Compendex with controlled vocabulary, allowing for more precise discoverability than keyword searching alone. (…) If a library also subscribes to full text standards through a compatible vendor platform (e.g., ASTM Compass, IEEE Xplore), there is one-click access to full-text documents.

— Margaret Phillips, Associate Professor & Engineering Information Specialist, Purdue University Libraries and School of Information Studies, West Lafayette, IN

Read the full, independent review of Compendex on Engineering Village titled, "There's an App for That – Technical Standards in Compendex" published in the journal Issues in Science & Technology Librarianship.

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