Subject Guide: General Science and General Engineering

  • Articles - Most Useful
    • Access Engineering
      Provided by Devereaux Library
      [McGraw Hill]
      Comprehensive database providing engineering textbooks, professional reference books and handbooks; videos including problem-solving videos; downloadable spreadsheet; case studies of real-world engineering applications, and tutorials and solutions walkthroughs and more.

    • Applied Science & Technology
      Provided by Devereaux Library
      [EBSCOhost]
      A database covering a wide variety of applied science specialties - acoustics to aeronautics, neural networks to nuclear and civil engineering, computers and informatics and much more; indexing and full text (H.W. Wilson).

    • Engineering Village
      Provided by Devereaux Library
      [Elsevier]

      A comprehensive bibliographic database of engineering research; indexing and links to full-text holdings. The database allows searching in both Compendex and Knovel individually or simultaneously.

    • SciTech Premium Collection
      Provided by Devereaux Library
      [ProQuest]

      This collection includes the Natural Science Collection and Technology Collection as well and the Science Database and provides full-text titles from around the world, including scholarly journals, trade and industry journals, magazines, technical reports, conference proceedings, government publications and more. 

    • Web of Science

      Provided by South Dakota Board of Regents
      [Clarivate]
      This website provides access to citation databases. Multidisciplinary content covers journals including open access journals and conference proceedings; as well as extensive indexing. Devereaux Library does not subscribe to all material indexed in this database. Campus community members may request any item via Devereaux Delivers at no charge.


  • Articles - Also Useful
    • Academic Search Premier
      Provided by Devereaux Library

      [EBSCOhost]
      A multidisciplinary database providing indexing and full-text for more than 5000 journals.

    • ACS
      Provided by Devereaux Library
      [American Chemical Society]
      A database of ACS research journals in the chemical and related sciences; indexing and full-text.

    • AVON (Academic Videos Online)
      Provided by Devereaux Library

      [ProQuest]
      A comprehensive video library with more than 78,000 titles spanning a wide range of subject areas including anthropology, business, counseling, film, health, history, music and much more.

    • EBSCO MegaFILE
      Provided by Devereaux Library
      [EBSCOhost] 
      EBSCO MegaFILE is a multi-disciplinary database providing full text for over 19,000 publications and indexing & abstracting for nearly 24,000 publications. Coverage spans every area of academic study and general interest subject area and offers information dating as far back as the 1800s.

    • Engineering Village
      Provided by Devereaux Library
      [Elsevier]

      A comprehensive bibliographic database of engineering research; indexing and links to full-text holdings. The database allows searching in both Compendex and Knovel individually or simultaneously.

    • GeoRef
      Provided by Devereaux Library
      [EBSCOhost]
      Provides access to the geoscience literature. The databases contains references to journal articles, books, maps, conference papers, reports and theses; indexing and full-text.

    • GeoScienceWorld
      Provided by Devereaux Library
      [Geoscience World]
      A comprehensive database for research across the geosciences, built on a database of peer-reviewed journals and integrated with GeoRef; indexing and full text.

    • Google Scholar
      [Google]
      Simple access point to search for scholarly literature in many disciplines; indexing and full text.

    • Health Source - Nursing/Academic
      Provided by Devereaux Library
      [EBSCOhost]
      This database provides researchers access to full-text scholarly journals focusing on many medical disciplines. It provides indexing, abstracts and full-text for hundreds of nursing and allied health journals.

    • IEEE All Society Periodicals Package
      Provided by Devereaux Library
      [IEEE]
      This database provides access to the core IEEE collection of technology journals. Also included is access to the society’s proceedings and IEEE Spectrum.

    • IOPscience
      Provided by Devereaux Library
      [Institute of Physics]
      IOP science is an online service for journal content published by IOP Publishing; indexing and full text. Devereaux Library does not subscribe to all material indexed in this database. Campus community members may request any item via Devereaux Delivers at no charge.

    • JSTOR
      Provided by Devereaux Library
      [Jstor]
      An online research database covering a wide variety of topics. Devereaux Library does not subscribe to the journals but there is a wealth of open access titles available. Campus community members may request any item via Devereaux Delivers at no charge.

    • Overdrive
      Provided by Devereaux Library

      Overdrive provides full-text eBooks, magazines, audiobooks and author interviews. Devereaux Library’s starter collection includes 3700+ magazines as well as more than 4000 classic literary works, including some audiobooks. Download and read on your PC, tablet, phone or e-reader. The magazine collection includes science, tech & gaming as well as leisure reading. The Overdrive app, Libby, is available in your app store. Login with your campus credentials whether on or off campus. Suggestions for additional e-books are encouraged.

    • ScienceDirect
      Provided by Devereaux Library
      [Elsevier]
      This database provides indexing to a wide range of scholarly journals and books in engineering and science. Full text is provided for more than a million open access articles. Devereaux Library does not subscribe to all material indexed in this database. Campus community members may request any item via Devereaux Delivers at no charge.

    • Scitation
      Provided by Devereaux Library
      [American Institute of Physics] 
      A database of journals and conference proceedings from AIP Publishing and AIP Member Societies; includes PubMed; indexing and limited full text.  Devereaux Library does not subscribe to all material indexed in this database. Campus community members may request any item via Devereaux Delivers at no charge.


  • e-Books
    • Ebook Central
      Provided by Devereaux Library
      [ProQuest]
      More than 1.8 million e-books covering all academic disciplines. Read online or download full-text books to your device.

    • eBook Collection
      Provided by Devereaux Library
      [EBSCOhost]
      Full text of commercially published books in the arts, humanities, social sciences, life and physical sciences, business, computers and more.

    • Google Books
      [Google]
      Searches full-text of millions of books; provides some previews and full-text.

    • Knovel
      Provided by Devereaux Library
      [Elsevier]
      Knovel is specifically focused on the engineering community, offering a comprehensive collection of engineering content full-text books and engineering references.


  • Other
    • Britannica Academic
      Provided by Devereaux Library
      [Encyclopedia Britannica]
      The Encyclopedia Britannica online with articles, images and videos. Other features include a world atlas and factbook as well as an online dictionary and thesaurus.

    • Dissertations & Theses Global
      Provided by Devereaux Library

      [ProQuest]
      A comprehensive collection of dissertations and theses from around the world. Full-text coverage from 1743 to present with citation coverage dating back to 1637.

    • Journal List - OCLC
      Provided by Devereaux Library
      [OCLC]
      Listing of all journals, electronic, print, and microform as well as ebooks available through the Devereaux Library; indexes journal articles and ebooks.; journal listing with indexes, provides links to full-text.

    • Library Catalog - (PRIMO)
      Provided by Devereaux Library
      [South Dakota Library Network]
      The catalog of the Devereaux Library, a register of bibliographic items found in the library. Includes, books, journals, DVDs, CDs, documents, and links to electronic materials; database of materials held by the Devereaux Library.

    • State Agency Databases
      [Government Documents Roundtable]
      Annotated list of databases produced by the 50 states; indexing. Provided by GODORT.

    • U.S. Government Printing Office MetaLib
      [U.S. Government Printing Office]
      Retrieves articles, reports and citations from federal government publications; indexing and full-text. Provided by US GPO.

    • WorldCat Discovery
      Provided by Devereaux Library
      [OCLC]
      A worldwide catalog of millions of  items found libraries and links to journal articles; indexing, full text, and bibliographic links to resources.


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