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This database provides full-text access to over 80 selected current Australian Standards and Joint ISO/Australian Standards relevant to engineering topics taught at UNE.
ASABE Technical Library Full Text
The ASABE Technical Library includes journal articles, technical reports, conference papers, textbooks, and reference worksw as well as the ASABE standards for agricultural and biological engineers, technicians and researchers.
Engineering Collection Full Text
Engineering Collection consists of full-text journal articles, conference papers and reports relevant to Australian engineering.
Engineering Village Selected Full-Text
Engineering Village incorporates the databases GeoBase and GeoRef on a single platform. Subjects covered include geology, human and physical geography, environmental sciences, oceanography and geomechanics.
SAGE Premier Full Text
SAGE Premier includes 550+ journal titles in business, humanities, social sciences, science, technology and medicine with full-text back to 1999.
ENVIROnetBASE Full Text
ENVIROnetBASE contains the full text of hundreds of books on environmental science, environmental engineering and environmental technology.
ProQuest Full Text
ProQuest includes academic and non-academic content in a wide range of fields, from arts, literature, and social science to business, science, technology, and medicine.
ScienceDirect Full Text
Science Direct offers full-text access to over 200 Elsevier journals.
Scopus provides citations and abstracts for over17,000 academic journals, with many links to full-text. Scopus also provides citation counts and other bibliographical information.
SpringerLink Full Text
Peer-reviewed journals in astronomy, chemistry, computer science, economics, engineering, environmental sciences, geosciences, life sciences, mathematics, medicine and physics.
Taylor & Francis Full Text
Taylor & Francis journals cover the humanities, economics, management, geography, environmental sciences and the social sciences.
Web of Knowledge
The Web of Knowledge includes Web of Science and a range of other databases, including citation tracking tools.
Wiley Online Library Full Text
The Wiley Online Library includes current journals in a wide range of disciplines.
WorldSciNet Full Text
WorldSciNet provides access to scientific research papers covering computer science, engineering, mathematics, medical and life sciences.
Worth a look
ACM Digital Library Full Text
The Association for Computing Machinery's Digital Library includes articles from ACM journals, newsletter articles and conference proceedings.
DOAJ - Directory of Open Access Journals includes hundreds of engineering titles
ANR-I, ANR-I Archive, ANR-Research and ANR-Research Archive. These cover research in agriculture and natural resource management in Australia.
Other relevant indexes (Abstracts and Citations only).
ANSTI - Australian Nuclear Science & Technology Information
ATRI - Australian Transport Index
BUILD - Australian Building Construction and Engineering Database
CHERUB - Chemical Engineering Reference User Bibliography
ENGINE - Australian Engineering database
EVA - Environmental Abstracts
SCANfile - produced by the CSIRO Corporate Library and Information Service.
Gale Databases Selected Full Text
The Gale Databases cover the arts and humanities, social sciences, science and technology. They includes peer-reviewed journal articles, ebooks and online encyclopedias.
SciFinder Scholar connects users to the Chemical Abstracts database produced by Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS). The database includes scientific literature relevant to agricultural science, biology and the life sciences, engineering, food science, chemistry, geology, material sciences, medical science, physics and polymer science.
Encyclopedias and dictionaries
CRC handbook of engineering tables
Encyclopedia of energy engineering and technology
Encyclopedia of environmental science and engineering
Environmental Engineering Dictionary and Directory
Environmental engineers' handbook
Environmental engineers' mathematics handbook
Practical handbook of material flow analysis
Special Edition - Environmental Engineering Dictionary and Directory
Web sites and Internet resources
American Academy of Environmental Engineers - A service for those seeking additional information about Environmental Engineering and related topics.
AuthorMapper - A free tool visualizing scientific research areas and trends through timeline graphs and bar charts, allowing users to locate other experts in a field of study.
DEWHA Department of the Environment, Water, Heritage and the Arts - national policy, programs and legislation to protect and conserve Australia's environment.
Energy Citations Database - ECD includes scientific and technical research results in disciplines such as chemistry, physics, materials, environmental science, geology, engineering, mathematics, climatology, oceanography, computer science and related disciplines. It includes bibliographic citations to report literature, conference papers, journal articles, books, dissertations, and patents. Some full text.
IEEE Global History Network - a wiki-based platform dedicated to preserving and promoting history of innovation in the fields of electrical engineering and its allied fields.
Knovel Science & Engineering Units Converter - Knovel's free online Science & Engineering Units Converter enables you to convert 864 scientific and engineering units for 82 properties - from Acceleration to Volume - to other units as appropriate. It rounds results to the desired number of significant digits selected by you.
Standards Australia - recognised by the Government as the peak Standards body.
Trove - National Library of Australia - one search to a wealth of Australian information
Wolfram Alpha - A computational knowledge engine which generates output by doing computations from its own internal knowledge base, instead of searching the web and returning links.
WWEVL WasteWater Engineering Virtual Library Over 1500 resources on waste water issues