Content sources introduction

Engineering Village hosts several databases. The following table provides more information about the databases and resources available on Engineering Village.

Click each database name for further information about each content source.

CBNB Chemical Business NewsBase (CBNB) contains news, in-depth commentary, and insightful analysis on the chemical industry and its allied end-user sectors.
Chimica Chimica provides access to over 600 of the most influential international journals related to chemistry and chemical engineering.
Compendex Compendex is the most comprehensive bibliographic database of engineering research available today, containing millions of references and abstracts from scholarly journals, trade magazines, conference proceedings, technical papers, and dissertations.
EnCompassBulletins In addition to the EnCompassLIT and EnCompassPAT databases, EnCompass Bulletins are also available. Subscribers can choose particular areas of interest for updates on additions to the database—a great way to keep up-to-date on trends.
EnCompassLIT EnCompassLIT™ is a bibliographic database specifically devoted to covering technical literature published worldwide on the downstream petroleum, petrochemical, natural gas, energy, and allied industries.
EnCompassPAT EnCompassPAT™ is the most authoritative patent database uniquely devoted to covering worldwide patents on the downstream petroleum, petrochemical, natural gas, energy, and allied industries.
Engineering Index Backfile The Engineering Index Backfile provides a comprehensive, historical view of engineering developments and innovations described in literature from 1884-1969.
EP Patents The patents databases on Engineering Village include US and European patents grants and applications. EP Patents offers sophisticated search and retrieval tools across patents registered with the US and European Patent Offices. US and European patent sources can be searched together or individually using EP Patents on Engineering Village.
GEOBASE GEOBASE is a multidisciplinary database of bibliographic information and abstracts. It indexes research literature about earth sciences in such fields as geology, human and physical geography, environmental sciences, oceanography, and geomechanics.
GeoRef GeoRef is a database of abstracted and indexed geosciences literature published by the American Geological Institute (AGI).
Inspec Inspec is a leading bibliographic database providing access to the world's scientific literature in electrical engineering, electronics, physics, control engineering, information technology, communications, computers, and manufacturing and production engineering.
Inspec Archive The Inspec Archive provides access to historical scientific records in the fields of physics, electrical engineering, electronics computing, and control engineering spanning the years 1898 through 1968.
Knovel Knovel is an engineering decision-support solution delivering best practice insights, material and substance properties data, and validated equations through powerful search and interactive analytical tools.
NTIS The National Technical Information Service (NTIS) database from the U.S. Department of Commerce is the premier source for accessing unclassified reports from influential U.S. and international government agencies.
PaperChem PaperChem is a comprehensive bibliographic database covering international literature related to pulp and paper technology. It includes abstracts of journal articles, conference papers, and technical reports.
US Patents US Patents search the USPTO (U.S. Patent and Trademark Office) database. US Patents provides access to a full-text patents database that currently contains over six million patents recorded at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. Records cover the period from 1790 to the most recent weekly issue date.
Additional search source These sources include Esp@cenet, LexisNexis News, and USPTO.



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