Welcome to Engineering Village

Engineering Village is the premier web-based discovery platform meeting the information needs of the engineering community. By coupling powerful search tools, an intuitive user interface and essential content sources, Engineering Village has become the globally accepted source of choice for engineers, engineering students, researchers and information professionals.

Engineering Village provides access to today's most important engineering content through one single interface:

  • Compendex?
  • Engineering Index Backfile
  • Inspec?
  • Inspec Archive
  • NTIS
  • Referex
  • United States Patents from USPTO
  • European Patents
  • EnCompassLIT
  • EnCompassPAT
  • Chimica
  • CBNB
  • PaperChem
  • GeoRef

Registered Users


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Institutional login (Shibboleth)

You may have access to this product through your library or institutional website. Please consult staff at your library or institution for instructions on remote access.

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Engineering Village provides:

  • Combined database searching of all databases including deduplication.
  • Personalized email alerts.
  • The ability to save searches and create personalized folders.
  • Quick & Expert Search options, all of which allow you to save and combine searches.
  • The ability to choose preferred output formats (citation, abstract or detailed) for Selected Record sets, which can then be viewed, printed, saved, downloaded or emailed.
  • OpenURL linking to Endeavor LinkFinder Plus, Ex Libris SFX, Serials Solutions Article Linker, and Innovative Interfaces Web Bridge for local holdings checking and full text option presentation.
  • Links to full-text using CrossRef.
  • Links to document delivery services.
  • Context sensitive help.
  • Reference Services: Ask a Librarian & Ask an Engineer.
  • RSS feeds and faceted searching.
  • Tags & Groups.

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