Information discovery and engineering software
integrations provide easy access to increase productivity

Ensuring that data from multiple datasets are reviewed in tandem can be time- consuming and ineffective. Knovel’s integration capabilities help streamline this process to seamlessly bring data together, so engineers know they have the right information at their disposal regardless of their preferred platform.

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With Knovel’s integrations and plug-ins, engineers can:

  • Have full access to Knovel content within alternative software application environments
  • Easily document sources for traceability and collaboration with colleagues and external partners
  • Save considerable time and effort by streamlining the number of programs in use at one time
  • Reduce risk caused by overlooking essential data at the point of inquiry

Information discovery platform integration

Knowledge management systems enable users to search intelligently and provide a competitive edge for companies and academic institutions. Even users in large organizations can search Knovel's content through APIs and widgets that integrate with existing desktop and enterprise discovery platforms and applications.

Sharepoint®

Knovel search results are available while researching a topic from within Sharepoint®. Set up is simple with the Knovel software development kit.

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Engineering software integrations

Knovel features plug-ins and add-ons for popular engineering software and application tools, ensuring that Knovel subscribers can export and access critical technical data at key points in their engineering workflow. Discover the available plug-in and add-on options:

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MSExcel add-on

Knovel's Excel add-on installs a tab to your Excel desktop that provides one-click access to Knovel’s search and unit conversion tools.

Install the Excel add-on (EXE, 1.9mb)

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Knovel Quick Search for Autodesk

Directly connect to Knovel’s technical data with toolbar integrations with Autodesk software. Download the plug-in for Revit, Inventor and AutoCAD.

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What our customers say

Streamlining a major bottleneck in data processing


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When hundreds of pieces of sensitive equipment need to be calibrated, the volume of the data to be processed can create a significant bottleneck. However, a considerable part of the calibration process can be automated. Knovel’s extensive resources can help engineers create programs then calculate the data automatically, saving work hours and money.

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Nanyang Technological University: Engaging and equipping students with applied engineering and research skills

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Since its establishment in 1991, Nanyang Technological University has quickly become one of the top 50 universities in the world. It’s also one of the most prolific in producing engineering research. Lim Kong Meng, Head of Engineering Library, leads his team of eight engineering librarians in teaching students how to leverage resources efficiently.

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