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Engineering Societies Digital Collections


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ACM (Association for Computing Machinery) Digital Library

Subject areas: Electrical and Computer Engineering; Computer Sciences

Full-text coverage via UT Libraries subscription: full text of all ACM publications, including journals, magazines, newsletters, transactions and proceedings. For a complete list of the Digital Library's holdings go to: Full text contents from ACM and Affiliated Organizations.

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Related guides: Electrical and Computer Engineering Research Guide; Databases for Computer Sciences



AIAA (American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics) Electronic Library

Subject areas: Aerospace, Aeronautics, Astronautics

Literature Covered: AIAA publishes about 4,000 papers from 20 to 30 technical conferences.

Full-text coverage via UT Libraries subscription: All AIAA Journals and meeting papers from 1963 to the present are available through the Aerospace Research Central (formerly AIAA Electronic Library).

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IAS/ARS Archive Journals (only available in print)

Institute of the Aeronautical Sciences (IAS)

American Rocket Society (ARS)

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Related guides: Aerospace Engineering Research Guide


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AIChE (American Institute of Chemical Engineers)

Subject areas: Chemical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering

Full-text coverage:

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Meeting Papers - via the Chemistry Library's page.

  • There is no comprehensive index or archive of AIChE meeting papers. Some papers are indexed in SciFinder or Engineering Index (Compendex). The catalog of the Linda Hall Library lists some too.

  • From 1979 to 2000 selected papers were issued on microfiche, but these are not widely held in libraries; the UT Libraries do not own any. Consult with a librarian before trying to request a paper via interlibrary loan, because a request is not likely to be successful.

  • Proceedings of conferences since 2003 (including their various topical symposia) are a mix of abstracts and full papers that have been sold only on CD-ROM. The CDs are generally not held in libraries but may be purchased individually from the AIChE web site.

  • The AIChE Symposium Series (1971-2002) and its predecessor Chemical Engineering Progress Symposium Series (1951-71) published post prints of selected topical symposia from the AIChE meetings. The Chemistry Library holds complete runs of these series at TP 1 A488/5. Papers were fully indexed in SciFinder.

  • Some meeting papers may have appeared later as articles in AIChE Journal or other journals, sometimes with slightly different titles. Searching for the authors in SciFinder can reveal these revisions.

Related databases: SciFinder or Compendex

Related research guides: Chemical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering


ASCE (American Society of Civil Engineers) Online Research Library

Subject areas: Civil, Construction, Environmental, Geotechnical, Structural, Transportation

Literature Covered: over 170,000 Bibliographic Records. The Civil Engineering Database (CEDB) is designed to provide easy bibliographic access to all ASCE publications. The database covers all the journals, conference proceedings, books, standards, manuals, magazines, and newspapers. NOTE: The UT Libraries doesn't have access to everything in this database - what we provide is listed below:

Full-text coverage: Proceedings of ASCE (1996 to current); 33 ASCE journals

*Please note: The full-text of the journal Civil Engineering is available from 1997 to present via Academic Search Complete

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Related research guides: Civil and Architectural Engineering Research Guide; Transportation Resources; Construction Resources



ASM International (formerly American Society for Metals)

Subject areas: All areas of Engineering.

Full text coverage:

ASM Handbooks Online - ASM Handbook (25 volumes), ASM Handbook Nonferrous Alloys (Beryllium and Beryllium Alloys), and ASM Desk Editions (Engineered Materials Handbook and Metals Handbook)

ASM Alloy Phase Diagrams Center -  Includes more than 32,500 binary and ternary phase diagrams and associated phase data for more than 6200 systems.

ASM Alloy Center Online - Includes ASM property data, performance charts, and processing guidelines for specific metals and alloys. The Alloy Center contains five content areas:

Data Sheets & Diagrams - Features thousands of documents in PDF format, including material data sheets from Alloy Digest and other ASM publications; heat treating data sheets from the Heat Treater's Guides; and time-temperature curves, creep curves, and fatigue curves. All organized by alloy and fully searchable.

Alloy Finder - Features alloy designations and trade names from around the world. Find key information, including composition, producer, tensile properties, and similar alloys.

Materials Property Data
- Features mechanical properties, physical properties, and processing characteristics for most industrially important alloys. Find data plotted over a range of temperatures.

Coatings Data - Features detailed information for commercial coating processes. Search by trade name, manufacturer, process type, coating type, or key words.

Corrosion Data - Features corrosion information for specific alloys in specific environments. Search by alloy or environment.

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ASM Handbook

Engineered materials handbook
TA 403 E497 1987 LIB USE ONLY

Related research guides: Phase Diagrams, Materials Science Subject Guide


American Society of Mechanical Engineers

ASME (American Society of Mechanical Engineers) Digital Library

Subject areas: Mechanical engineering; Aerospace, Bioengineering, Materials Science

Literature Covered: ASME sponsors approximately 30 conferences per year and publishes about 100 proceedings volumes annually, encompassing the total spectrum of topics of interest to mechanical engineers and associated industries.

Full-text coverage via UT Libraries subscription:

  • ASME's Transaction Journals: all years
  • ASME's Conference Proceedings: 2008-current

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Applied Mechanics Reviews (1948 - 1993)
Journal of Applied Mechanics (1959 - 2010)
Journal of Biomechanical Engineering (1977-2010)
Journal of Computational and Nonlinear Dynamics (2006-2010)
Journal of Computing and Information Science in Engineering (2001-2010)
Journal of Dynamic Systems, Measurement, and Control (1971-2010)
Journal of Electronic Packaging (1994-2010)
Journal of Energy Resources Technology (1979-2010)
Journal of Engineering for Gas Turbines and Power (1981-2010)
Journal of Engineering Materials and Technology (1973-2010)
Journal of Fluids Engineering (1973-2010)
Journal of Fuel Cell Science and Technology (2004-2010)
Journal of Heat Transfer (1959-2010)
Journal of Manufacturing Science and Engineering (1996-2010)
Journal of Mechanical Design (1983-2010)
Journal of Mechanisms and Robotics (2009-2010)
Journal of Medical Devices (2007-2010)
Journal of Nanotechnology in Engineering and Medicine (online only)
Journal of Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering (1988-2010)
Journal of Pressure Vessel Technology (1974-2010)
Journal of Solar Energy Engineering (1980-2010)
Journal of Thermal Science and Engineering Applications (2009-2010)
Journal of Tribology (1967-2010)
Journal of Turbomachinery (1986-2009)
Journal of Vibration and Acoustics (1985-2010)

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E-mail update/RSS: RSS feeds, E-mail Alerts

Related research guides: Mechanical Engineering Research Guide, Materials Science Subject Guide, Biomedical Engineering




Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE)

Subject areas: Civil engineering, Materials Science

Literature Covered: The ICE Proceedings, comprised of 18 parts, covers a wide range of civil engineering topics including geotechnics, construction, infrastructure, and materials. ICE also publishes Géotechnique, Magazine of Concrete Research, and Geosynthetics International.

Full-text coverage:

Current Titles:


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E-mail update/RSS: New Content Alert

Related research guides: Civil and Architectural Engineering Research Guide; Transportation Resources; Construction Resources



IEEE Xplore

Subject areas: All areas of Engineering, including Electrical and Computer Engineering

Literature Covered: More than 2 million documents including:

  • IEEE journals, magazines and transactions;
  • IET (formerly IEE Proceedings) journals and magazines, plus 20+ IET conference titles;
  • Proceedings from over 900 IEEE and IET annual conferences;
  • more than 2,100 approved and published IEEE standards.

Full-text coverage via UT Libraries subscription:

IEEE/IET Electronic Library (IEL) - full-text articles published since 1988 with select content published since 1893: IBM Journal of Research and Development - access to the AbstractPlus records and select full text published since 1957

VDE VERLAG conference proceedings - access to the AbstractPlus records and select full text published since 2005

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E-mail update/RSS: Alerts

Users Guide/Tutorials: Help; Self-Paced tutorials

Related research guides: Electrical and Computer Engineering



MRS (Materials Research Society) Proceedings Library

Subject areas: Materials Science, Civil and Architectural Engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Mechanical Engineering

Literature Covered: over 68,000 peer-reviewed papers presented at MRS Meetings plus MRS Bulletin, MRS Communications, and Journal of Materials Research.

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Related research guides: Material Science Research Guide



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Society of Automotive Engineers Digital Library

Subject areas: Civil and Architectural Engineering, Transportation, Aerospace Engineering

Literature Covered: citations for SAE publications from 1906 to the present, as well as bibliographic references from ANSI, ASTM, International Organization for Standardization, National Protection Agency, and the Environmental Protection Agency.

Full-text coverage via UT Libraries subscription:

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For Conference proceedings:

Users Guide/Tutorials: User guide (PDF), Help

Related databases: SAE (Society of Automotive Engineers) Handbook

Related research guides: Civil and Architectural Engineering Research Guide; Transportation Resources; Aerospace Engineering Research Guide




SPE Society of Petroleum Engineers via OnePetro

Subject areas: Oil and gas exploration and production industry

Literature Covered: Current organizations with technical documents in OnePetro:

American Petroleum Institute (API)
American Rock Mechanics Association (ARMA)
American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE)
International Petroleum Conference (IPTC)
International Society for Rock Mechanics (ISRM)
Offshore Technology Conference (OTC)
NACE International (corrosion engineers)
National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL)
Petroleum Society of Canada (PETSOC)
Pipeline Simulation Interest Group (PSIG)
Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE)
Society of Petroleum Evaluation Engineers (SPEE)
Society of Petrophysicists and Well Log Analysts (SPWLA)
The Society of Underwater Technology (SUT)
World Petroleum Council (WPC)

Full-text coverage via UT Libraries subscription:

All papers from SPE's eLibrary are included in OnePetro. This includes meeting and journal papers extending back to 1927. SPE also includes some presentations from Distinguished Lecturers and panel/plenary sessions at their meetings. SPE currently has more than 50,000 documents available in OnePetro.

The following journals are available through OnePetro as of September 2012 (click on the journal title to see our print holdings):

Journal ISSN Coverage
Corrosion 0010-9312 1992 to 2006
International Journal of Offshore and Polar Engineering 1053-5381 1991 to Present
Journal of Canadian Petroleum Technology 0021-9487 1962 to Present
JPT: Journal of Petroleum Technology 0149-2136 1949 to 2011
Log Analyst 0024-581X 1960 to 1999

Continues as: Petrophysics

1529-9074 2000 to 2010
Oil and Gas Facilities 2224-4514 2012 to Present
Petroleum Technology 0369-9013 1938 to 1946
Professional Safety 0099-0027 2007 to 2009
Society of Petroleum Engineers. Journal 0197-7520 1961 to 1985
SPE Advanced Technology Series 1076-0148 1993 to 1997
SPE Computer Applications 1064-9778 1989 to 1997
SPE Drilling Engineering 0885-9744 1986 to 1992

Continues as: SPE Drilling & Completion

1064-6671 1993 to Present
SPE Economics & Management 2150-1173 2009 to Present
SPE Journal 1086-055X 1996 to Present
SPE Production Engineering 0885-9221 1986 to 1992

Continues as: SPE Production and Facilities

1064-668X 1993 to 2005

Continues as: SPE Production & Operations

1930-1855 2006 to Present
SPE Projects, Facilities & Construction 1942-2431 1996 to 2011
SPE Reservoir Engineering
SPE Formation Evaluation
1986 to 1997

Merged to form: SPE Reservoir Evaluation & Engineering

1094-6470 1998 to Present
Transactions of the AIME 0096-4778 1885 to 1952

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Related guides: Petroleum & Geosystems Engineering



SPIE International Society for Optics and Photonics

Subject areas: Optics, photonics, imaging

Literature Covered: 300,000 technical papers from SPIE Journals and Conference Proceedings from 1990 to the present. 

Full-text coverage via UT Libraries subscription:

  • Proceedings of SPIE (1963-current) [Starting with volume 1200]
  • Journal of Applied Remote Sensing (2007 - current)
  • Journal of Biomedical Optics (1996-current)
  • Journal of Electronic Imaging (1992 - current)
  • Journal of Micro/Nanolithography, MEMS, and MOEMS (2002-current)
  • Journal of Nanophotonics (2007 - current)
  • Journal of Photonics for Energy (2011-current)
  • Optical Engineering (1990 - current)
  • SPIE Letters Virtual Journal (2005-current)
  • SPIE Reviews (2010-current)

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E-mail update/RSS: E-mail Alerts; RSS feeds

Related guides: Engineering Research Guides


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