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Engineering and Applied Sciences

The following databases are searched simultaneously when the "Engineering and Applied Sciences" category is selected from the Articles tab on the UCLA Library homepage.

  • Academic Search Complete
    Description: A multidisciplinary, full-text database that indexes and abstracts more than ten thousand publications, with the complete text of more than 5,500 periodicals, including 4,600 peer-reviewed journals
  • Aerospace & High Technology Database (Full archive)
    Description:  Bibliographic coverage of basic and applied research in aeronautics, astronautics, and space sciences; also covers technology development and applications in supporting fields such as chemistry, geosciences, physics, communications, and electronics. Includes journal literature, reports issued by NASA, other U.S. government agencies, international institutions, universities, and private firms.
  • Business Source Complete
    Description: Comprehensive business articles database covering more than 8,500 scholarly, professional, and trade periodicals in all areas of business; includes books; case studies; Datamonitor company and industry profiles; conference proceedings; country reports from CountryWatch, EIU, Icon International, and others; market research reports; SWOT analyses; profiles of the most-cited authors; and more. Sole electronic resource for the full text of the Harvard Business Review and California Management Review
  • Compendex
    Description: Contains citations and abstracts to more than five thousand engineering journals from 1884 to the present, conferences and technical reports in the fields of chemical and process engineering, computers and data processing, applied physics, electronics, communications, civil engineering, and mechanical engineering; print equivalent is Engineering Index
  • Earthquake Engineering Abstracts
    Description:  Bibliographic database with abstracts of books, technical reports, journal articles, conference proceedings, etc. related to earthquake engineering and earthquake hazards reduction published since 1971. Includes works on structural engineering, geotechnical engineering, and engineering seismology. Coverage is worldwide and includes more than 120 technical journals. Approximately 6,000 abstracts are added each year.
  • IEEE Xplore
    Description: Provides full-text access to more than 2.5 million IEEE documents including IEEE transactions, IEEE and IET (formerly IEE) journals, magazines, and conference proceedings published since 1988 and all current IEEE standards; subject coverage includes electrical and electronic engineering, computer engineering, computing science, and related disciplines
  • Inspec
    Description: Contains citations to articles in more than four thousand scholarly journals, conference proceedings, books, reports, and dissertations in physics, electrical engineering and electronics, computers and control, and information technology. Most citations include abstracts; full text is available for many articles. Corresponds to the print publications Physics Abstracts, Electrical and Electronics Abstracts, and Computer and Control Abstracts. Covers 1969 to the present; Inspec Archive covers 1898-1968.
  • Web of Science
    Description: Multidisciplinary database, with searchable author abstracts, covering the journal literature of the sciences, social sciences, and arts and humanities; indexes major journals across disciplines with all cited references captured; offers access to the three ISI citation databases: Science Citation Index Expanded, Social Sciences Citation Index, and Arts and Humanities Citation Index