Library Resources Available when Conducting a Literature Review

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ACM Digital Library provides bibliographic information, abstracts, index terms, reviews, and the full-text for ACM conference proceedings. ACM journals, magazines, and newsletters are also available at this site, as well as through the OhioLINK Electronic Journal Center.

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EI Engineering Village is a cross database searching service offering a wide range of resources covering applied science and engineering , where we can access Compendex using EV. Compendex contains references and abstracts from some 5,000 engineering journals , conferences and technical reports covering all engineering disciplines. Online coverage is from 1884 to date.

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IEEE Xplore is an index to all of the journals, transactions, magazines, and conference and colloquia proceedings published by the IEEE and IEE, dating from January 1988. It is also an index to all IEEE standards dating from 1988. University of Akron students and faculty can electronically access full text of the journal, transaction and magazine articles. Check with S&T Library staff to obtain papers from conferences and copies of standards.

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Portal to Web of Science, the renowned citation database, and other high quality, diversified scholarly information in the sciences, social sciences, and arts and humanities.

This resource includes the Social Sciences Citation Index, the Arts & Humanities Citation Index, and the Science Citation Index Expanded.

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"The NTRS provides access to NASA's current and historical aerospace research and engineering results.

  • NACA Collection: Citations and reports from the NACA Technical Report Server (TRS), 1915 to 1958.
  • NASA Collection: Citations and documents created or sponsored by NASA, 1958 to present.
  • NIX Collection: Citations and images, photos, movies and videos downloaded from the NASA Image eXchange and served out through NTRS." from web site
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