GlobalSpec was founded in 1996 for engineers by engineers and leveraged its domain expertise and deep understanding of the online behavior and complex needs of the engineering and technical community to build The Engineering Search Engine.
The United States Department of Commerce National Technical Information Service (NTIS) serves as the largest central resource for government-funded scientific, technical, engineering, and business related information available today. Included are citations for millions of publications in hundreds of subject areas.
SciFinder is the interface to the database of chemistry literature, Chemical Abstracts. It provides full-text access to the world's most comprehensive and authoritative source of substances and reactions in chemistry and related sciences. In addition to the reference, substance, reaction and supplier content found in CAS SciFinder®, CAS SciFinder-n includes relevance-ranked results, step-by-step procedures and protocols, citation mapping, biosequence searching, retrosynthetic analysis, patent landscape mapping, touch-screen enabled structure drawing and much more—all accessible in a simple, easy-to-use interface.
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SpringerLink is an integrated full-text database for journals and books published by Springer. Disciplines covered include: architecture & design, biomedical sciences, business & management, chemistry, earth sciences & geography, economics, education & language, engineering, environmental sciences, food science & nutrition, medicine, philosophy, physics, psychology, public health, and social sciences.
Web of Science (WoS) indexes leading scholarly journals, books, proceedings, and other formats. Its major subject areas include the natural and social sciences and arts and humanities with coverage back to 1900. The heart of WoS is the Web of Science Core Collection, which indexes thousands of scholarly journals by author, author affiliation, and cited reference. In addition to the Core Collection, Web of Science provides access to several regional, subject, and format-specific database.
The suite of video tutorials teach aspects of searching, analyzing results, creating a researcher profile, and more. EndNote Web, the bibliographic management tool, is integrated into WoS.