The Engineering Village platform provides access to Compendex, the comprehensive database for Engineering research, and Inspec, the premier database for physics and related areas.
ASME - American Society of Mechanical Engineers - Electronic Journals
Not all titles listed by this provider are available to the USC-Columbia campus. USC users can access the full text of only those journals to which the USC Libraries subscribe. Try the PDF or HTML links. If you are prompted to LOGIN, you should request the article through our Interlibrary Loan service.
Major database for electrical engineering and computer science literature, featuring high-quality content from the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) and the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET). Our subscription does not include fulltext access to everything in the database, but to content from IEEE journals, transactions, and magazines published since 1998.
Applied Science & Technology Source
Covers a wide variety of applied science specialties—from acoustics and aeronautics, to neural networks and nuclear & civil engineering.
Additional Databases (alphabetical)
ACM Digital Library - Electronic Journals
Collection of ACM [Association for Computing Machinery] journals, magazines and conference proceedings from 1950 to the present.
Agricultural & Environmental Science
Combines AGRICOLA, Environmental Science and Pollution Management, and Environmental Impact Statements databases.
American Chemical Society Publications - Electronic Journals
Full text access to the American Chemical Society's peer-reviewed research journals in the chemical and related sciences from 1879 to the present.
This interdisciplinary database offers abstracts and citations to a wide range of research in biomedicine, biotechnology, zoology and ecology, and some aspects of agriculture and veterinary science.
BioMed Central is both a searchable bibliographic database and an independent publishing house committed to providing immediate free access to peer-reviewed biomedical research.
BIOSIS Citation Index, 1926 to present
Comprehensive coverage (1926-present) of international life science journal and meeting literature including references found in Biological Abstracts.
Cabell's Directory of Publishing Opportunities in . . .
Does not include impact factors but you can find acceptance rates, manuscript guidelines, and review process information for journals. Search by topic areas, words in journal name, acceptance rate, type of review process, or publisher. Directories for the fields of:
- Business (Accounting, Economics & Finance, Management, Marketing)
- Computer Science – Business Information Systems
- Education (Educational Curriculum & Methods, Educational Psychology & Administration, Educational Technology & Library Science)
- Psychology & Psychiatry
- Nursing and Health Administration
- Science (Astronomy, Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Oceanography, Physics)
The database provides both technical journals and consumer computer titles covering the latest information and current trends in high technology.
A searchable collection of bibliographic citations and abstracts of works published by ACM (Association for Computing Machinery) and other publishers.
Conference Papers Index
Conference Papers provides citations to papers and poster sessions presented at major scientific meetings around the world. Subject emphasis since 1995 has been in the life sciences, environmental sciences and the aquatic sciences, while older material also covers physics, engineering and materials science.
CRC Handbook of Chemistry & Physics
Use the Table of Contents on the left to explore different sections of the handbook.
Derwent Innovations Index
A specialized database for searching U.S. and foreign patents in the areas of chemical, electrical and mechanical engineering. It merges the value-added patent information from Derwent World Patents Index with the patent citation information from Derwent Patent Citation Index, including backfile data to 1963.
Dissertations and Theses
Contains citations,abstracts and possibly full text for over 2 million dissertations and theses. The database accepts over 90 percent of doctoral dissertations in North America.
EIS: Digests of Environmental Impact Statements
EIS extracts the key issues from complex government-released environmental impact statements, converting massive documents into concise, readable abstracts.
Encyclopedia of Biomedical Engineering
Incorporates the fundamentals of life, engineering, mathematical, and information sciences with the methodologies and systems of biomedical engineering.
The University of South Carolina has a site license through University Technology Services to Gartner which provides access for students, faculty and staff to IT [information technology] research. After clicking the link for Gartner, Inc. from UTS' page, you will be prompted to enter your USC network username and password.
IEEE Computer Society Digital Library
Provides full-text online access to the society's magazines and transactions and thousands of conference publications.
Journal of Visualized Experiments (JoVE)
A peer-reviewed video format journal for biological research. With visualized experiments you get real-life training on difficult techniques in: Basic Protocols, Cellular Biology, Developmental Biology, Immunology, Medicine, Microbiology, Neuroscience and Plant Biology.
View JoVE videos on your iPhone, Android, tablet or other mobile device. To download JoVE Mobile, search for 'JoVE' in the Apple app store or on Google Play.
NTIS (National Technical Information Service)
Searching for federally funded bibliographic science and technology research information is free on the basic Public Access NTRL website. For US domestic users, after registering and accepting the "Terms and Conditions of Use" of NTRL you will be able to access the full text PDFs.
Fully-indexed, cross-searchable database of over 100 dictionary, language reference, and subject reference works published by Oxford University Press.
PubMed-Medline (with USC links)
Premier database of worldwide biomedical literature including research, clinical practice, administration, policy issues, and health care services.
Royal Society of Chemistry - Electronic Journals
This platform provides full text access to all journal content from the Royal Society of Chemistry Publishing.
A free RSC Mobile app for iOS (iPad, iPhone and iPod) is now available on iTunes. For more information go to http://blogs.rsc.org/technical/2011/09/26/rscmobile/.
Only those journals to which USC-Columbia subscribes are available full text. Strongest coverage in the sciences, but includes some business, humanities and social science journals.
SciFinder Web *Registration Required*
Provides access to the full Chemical Abstracts database with citations to the literature of chemistry and patents, as well as compound information including structure, chemical names, formulas, Registry Numbers and reaction information for organic and organometallic reactions - plus substructure and reaction searching.
First time users: register for SciFinder. As part of the registration process you'll be sent an email. Instead of clicking on the link in the email, copy & paste the link into a browser to complete the registration process.
Once you register you can use SciFinder Mobile.
SIAM Electronic Journals
Only those Society for Industrial & Applied Mathematics journals to which USC-Columbia subscribes are available full text.
Information in all areas of toxicology, including chemicals and pharmaceuticals, pesticides, environmental pollutants, and mutagens and teratogens.
Web of Science Core Collection (includes Citation Indexes)
Indexes thousands of the most prestigious, high impact research journals in the world. Also has cited reference searching and ways to refine and analyze your search results. Includes three indexes: Arts & Humanities Citation Index (1975 to present), Social Sciences Citation Index (1900 to present), Science Citation Index Expanded (1899 to present).
Note: Previously our subscription began social sciences coverage in 1956. Coverage now extends back to 1900 in the social sciences.
Besides the subject citation databases, the Web of Science Core Collection also includes: Book Citation Index (2005 to present), Conference Proceedings Citation Index (1990-present), Current Chemical Reactions, and Index Chemicus