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ASME Digitial Collection covers subject areas such as biomechanical engineering, heat transfer, fluids engineering, aerospace, nanotechnology, transportation and more. Cal Poly users may access ASME's Transaction Journals from 2000 to the present.
Compendex is a database of scientific and technical engineering research, covering all engineering disciplines.
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Google Scholar allows you to simultaneously search scholarly content across many disciplines, databases, and information sources. Results can include books, articles, chapters, conference proceedings, and more. Tips on using Google Scholar are available here.
Inspec® is a comprehensive index to global literature in electronics, computer science, physics, electrical, control, production and mechanical engineering. Includes INSPEC Thesaurus, Classification Codes and other specialized search aids.
SAE MOBILUS includes standards and journals related to the aerospace, automotive and commercial-vehicle industries. Cal Poly users may access Ground Vehicle Standards, USCAR Reports, Aerospace Standards, and Aerospace Material Specifications, as well as all SAE international journals from 2013 to present and all SAE Technical Papers from 1998 to present.
Web of Science (Core Collection) provides a single search across Arts & Humanities Citation Index, Science Citation Index, and Social Sciences Citation Index. Additional Web of Science databases are easily accessible.
The library provides access to a number of standards in digital format. The following databases provide access to those subscriptions. If you need help locating a standard, please contact your Engineering Librarian.
ASCE LibraryThis link opens in a new windowThe American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Library contains ASCE journals, conference proceedings, e-books and standards.
ASTM Standards & Digital LibraryThis link opens in a new windowThe ASTM Digital Library includes the complete Book of Standards as well as access to every book, paper, and journal article published by ASTM. ASTM Digital Library covers a broad range of engineering disciplines including: aerospace, biomedical, chemical, civil, environmental, geological, health and safety, industrial, materials science, mechanical, nuclear, petroleum, soil science and solar engineering.
ASHRAE PublicationsThis link opens in a new windowASHRAE publications cover heating, ventilating, air conditioning and refrigerating, including a focus on building systems, energy efficiency, and indoor air quality.
Cal Poly users may access ASHRAE Handbooks, Journal, Transactions, Standards and Guidelines.
IEEE/IET Electronic Library (IEL)This link opens in a new windowThe IEEE/IET Electronic Library provides access to full-text documents from publications in electrical engineering, computer science, telecommunications, electronics and related disciplines, including journals, ebooks, standards, and conference proceedings from the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET), John Wiley & Sons, and MIT Press.
SAE Aerospace and Vehicle Standards, Journals, and Technical PapersThis link opens in a new windowSAE MOBILUS provides standards and journals related to the aerospace, automotive and commercial-vehicle industries. Cal Poly users may access Ground Vehicle Standards, USCAR Reports, Aerospace Standards, and Aerospace Material Specifications, as well as all SAE international journals from 2013 to present and all SAE Technical Papers from 1990 to present.
In addition to our subscribed content, you can access the following standards for free online.