Find specialist library databases, resources and literature searching tools for engineering research on this page.
Use them to search across and access journal and conference papers. Some include other types of information such as technical papers, books and patents.
Search to find publication references, then click on the PDF link or the Library links button to check for full text access
These major library databases index literature from across a range of subject areas.
Databases of general interest to engineers
These library databases are useful literature searching resources for mechanical engineering.
See also our separate page of resources for patents, standards and data.