Article Databases / Indexes
Primarily a physics/astronomy, electrical engineering database; good coverage of inorganic chemistry and materials science
Compendex (Engineering Village)
(1969 to present) Compendex is the most comprehensive bibliographic database of scientific and technical engineering research available, covering all engineering disciplines.
Open access to almost 500,000 e-prints in Physics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Quantitative Biology and Statistics
Science Citation Index Expanded - Web of Science
(1976 to present); Covers all sciences and indexes primarily journal literature (no patents or book chapters are indexed); unique feature is the ability to search for citation of publications by an author.
(1940 to present) Primary database for mathematical information, including reviews and current publications on the web.
Over 100 full-text journals from professional societies. Focus is on physics, astronomy, science and technology
SPIE Digital Library
The most extensive resource available on optics and photonics, providing unprecedented access to more than 408,000 technical papers from SPIE Journals and Conference Proceedings from 1962 to the present.
SPIRES HEP search
The Spires High Energy Physics Literature Database (LMU/LA) has been run by the Stanford Linear Accelerator Center (SLAC) since the late 1960's as a database of particle physics literature. SLAC also collaborates with other physics institutions around the world on SPIRES.