Disciplines & Professions: General Engineering
Academic Info's Engineering Gateway
Academically-oriented site organized by a table of contents broken down into subject heading, such as organizations, computer science, and electrical engineering, which link to a directory of annotated Web sites on that particular topic.
Yahoo!'s Engineering Directory
Directory covering a wide range of engineering-related topics, organized into 40+ categories to choose from. Also offers an Internet search limited to the topic of engineering and a listing of relevant clubs.
Applied Science and Technology Abstracts (Wilson, available through OCLC FirstSearch)
Over 1 million records from 1983 to the present, with abstracts for those after 1994. Wide variety of sources including interviews, meetings, conferences, exhibitions, discussions, new product reviews, new product announcements, technically valuable editorials, letters, tables, charts, and more.
Bioengineering Abstracts (Cambridge Scientific Abstracts)
Focuses on the medical and biological applications of engineering. Sources come from journals, conference proceedings, and Engineering Information's comprehensive database. 70,000 records from 1993 to the present.
Computer Information & Technology Collection (Cambridge Scientific Abstracts)
Updated monthly, this database includes the latest theoretical research on and practical applications of computers. The more than 300,000 records present a worldwide perspective and cover 1981 to the present.
Electronics and Communications Systems Abstracts (Cambridge Scientific Abstracts)
Indexes all sources relevant to advances in electronics and communications. Almost 200,000 records from 1981 to the present.
Materials Science (Cambridge Scientific Abstracts)
A compilation of 10 databases that may be searched together or individually. Engineered Materials Abstracts and Mechanical Engineering Abstracts are 2 of the smaller databases. 1.5 million entries from 1996 to the present.
Applied Science and Technology Index. New York: H. W. Wilson, 1958-.
Published annually, this work indexes more than 350 English language periodicals. Covers all engineering disciplines. Entries are organized alphabetically by subject.
Dorf, Richard C., ed. The Engineering Handbook. Boca Raton, FL: CRC, 1996.
Articles in this book cover all branches of engineering as well as information on materials and mathematics. Entries are organized by topic and may be searched through a subject index.
Engineering Index. New York: Engineering Index, 1969-.
Indexes articles from journals and other sources. Provides a subject index.
Heisler, Sanford I. The Wiley Engineer's Desk Reference. 2nd ed. New York: Wiley, 1998.
Provides a broad range of both general and specialized engineering information. Organizes entries by topic. An index is included.
Hurt, C. D. Information Sources in Science and Technology. 3rd ed. Englewood, CO: Libraries Unlimited, 1998.
Covers all disciplines within science, mathematics, and engineering. Sources organized by discipline, then by type of reference work. Includes an author/title index.
Lord, Charles R. Guide to Information Sources in Engineering. Englewood, CO: Libraries Unlimited, 2000.
Provides descriptions of hundreds of sources. Organizes entries by type of source, then by specialized field. An index is included.
Malinowsky, H. Robert. Reference Sources in Science, Engineering, Medicine, and Agriculture. Phoenix, AZ: Oryx, 1994.
Provides more than 2,400 sources across engineering and related fields. Organized by branch of engineering. Many entries include abstracts. Includes author, subject, and title indices.
Mildren, K. W., and P. J. Hicks, eds. Information Sources in Engineering. 3rd ed. London: Bowker-Saur, 1996.
Organizes descriptions of sources by specialized field in engineering. An index is included. This book covers print and non-print sources.
Tucker, Allen B. Jr., ed. The Computer Science and Engineering Handbook. Boca Raton, FL: CRC, 1997.
Provides information in 10 subfields of computer science and engineering. Intended for an audience of engineers and other professionals. Entries include references and suggestions for further reading.