Engineering and IT

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ACM Digital Library

Information Technology: - ACM Digital Library: all their publications available in full-text (journals, conference reports, newsletters, special interest groups) - The Guide to Computing Literature: references to other - non-ACM - literature including dissertations and technical reports.
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Derwent Innovation Index

Patent database with explanations (abstracts) for each patented invention. Similar patents are grouped in patent families and precise classification of patents.
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IEEE/IET Electronic Library

The IEL contains the full-text articles of recent publications (from the beginning to the present) in the fields of electrical engineering and computer sciences published by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) and the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET): IEEE Transactions IEEE Journals IEEE Conference Proceedings IEEE Standards IET Journals incl. IBM Journal of Research & Development from 1957 incl. VDE Verlag Conference Proceedings from 2005
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Inspec

Published by the Institution of Electrical Engineers (IEE): Physics, Electronics, Information Technology, Control and Mechanical Engineering as well as interdisciplinary fields such as Nanotechnology, Geophysics, Biomedical and Material Sciences. References from IEEE, SPIE, commercial editors and government agencies.
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Knovel

Fundamentals for engineers (handbooks, reference works) and interactive tools for calculation (equations, tables, graphs, unit converter) in the fields of

  • Engineering (general, mechanical, manufacturing, civil)
  • Construction materials
  • Composites
  • Nondestructive testing & evaluation
  • Sustainable energy
  • Project administration

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Landolt-Börnstein

Landolt-Börnstein is included in SpringerMaterials. For more information, see SpringerMaterials.
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SpringerMaterials

Landolt-Börnstein database with data and fonctions in physics, chemistry, engineering and material sciences. Contains documents and experimental data for 290'000 substances.
Options for searching by substance, property or keyword .
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Web of Science

Multidispiplinary database including:

  • Science Citation Index
  • Social Science Citation Index (with economics)
  • Arts & Humanities Citation Index (with architecture)
  • Conference Proceedings Citation Index: - Science - Social Sciences & Humanities

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Zentralblatt für Mathematik

Pure and applied mathematics (mechanics, physics, economics, biology, chemistry, information technology, communications, operations research, statistics, etc.)
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ABI/INFORM

Primarily business and economics (management, finance and banking, accounting, trade, etc.), but includes engineering journals and journals from other fields as well, more than a third of which are available in fulltext. ABI/INFORM Global and Trade&Industry are included in the subscription.
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Annual Review of Condensed Matter Physics

Review articles of important research in this field from 2010.
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Annual Review of Environment and Resources

Review articles of important research in this field from 1976.
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Annual Review of Fluid Mechanics

Review articles of important research in this field from 1969.
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Annual Review of Materials Research

Review articles of important research in this field from 1971.
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Annual Review of Statistics and its Applications

Review articles of important research in this field from 2014.
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Cambridge Books Online

Approximately 1'900 e-books are available to users at the colleges of applied sciences on the Cambridge Core platform. The chapters of the e-books can be opened, saved and printed. Unlimited simultaneous access.
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Dissertations & Theses (A&I)

References for more than 2.4 million dissertations and master's theses worldwide from 1861. Abstracts are available for dissertations from 1980 and for master's theses from 1988. Previews of the first 24 pages are available for some dissertations.
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Enzyklopädie der Wirtschaftsinformatik

Encyclopedia for business informatics. This encyclopedia is still in the development stage.
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Espacenet

Patents: Espacenet, the database of the European Patent Office, contains patent information (original documents including illustrations) from 72 countries and regions.
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Factiva

Newspapers and magazines worldwide, including several Swiss publications, as well as company information and press photographs. Alerts are not possible.
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IOP E-Books: Expanding Physics and Concise Physics Collections Release 1 and 2

"Concise Physics" are short introductions into new areas of physics, written for bachelor students and scientists in related fields. The book s in the "Expanding Physics" collection are written by leading experts in their field for advanced students and researchers.
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Journal Citation Reports

Provides information on academic journals, such as the impact factor, as a measure to assess the significance of a publication.
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MathSciNet

Reviews, abstracts and bibliographical information for much of the mathematical sciences literature from 1941. Access for FHO, ZFH.
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NASA PubSpace

Contains full-text articles and research data which are based on research financed by NASA.
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Nexis deutsche Suchoberfläche

Swiss and international newspapers and magazines (e.g. Tages-Anzeiger, Handelszeitung, Le Temps, Le Monde, New York Times) as well as country and company information.
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Nexis interface française

Swiss and international newspapers and magazines (e.g. Tages-Anzeiger, Handelszeitung, Le Temps, Le Monde, New York Times) as well as country and company information.
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NZZ (via Genios)

Archive of the NZZ and NZZ Folio from 1993 to the present and the NZZ am Sonntag from 2002 to the present.
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OECDiLibrary

The Swiss Fachhochschulen have a subscription to the OECD Statistics, Books & Periodicals, such as OECD Economic Outlook, OECD Economic Surveys, OECD Journal.
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Perinorm

Information on important national and international norms. Please request user name and password in your library.
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Springer Reference DE (German Language)

Collection of continuously updated handbooks in medicine, psychology, the humanities and social sciences, law, engineering, information technology and economics.
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Ullmann's Encyclopedia of Industrial Chemistry

Reference work of chemistry as well as chemical and life science engineering; 7th edition.
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WISO Technik

ESTEC, CEABA, HOLZ, FOGRA and INFODATA as well as 130 e-books. Access for FHO.
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Wti TEMA FHNW

Access for FHNW to TEMA.
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Wti TEMA FHO

Acces for FHO to TEMA (except HTW Chur, that uses a separate access link).
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Wti TEMA HSLU

Access to TEMA for the HSLU.
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Wti TEMA ZFH

Access to TEMA, ESTEC and CEABA.
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arXiv

Preprint server at Cornell University (previously Los Alamos) with articles in physics, mathematics, IT, quantitative biology, statistics.
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CERN Documents

Bibliographic references and full-text documents from CERN: preprints, articles, books, journals, photos, etc.
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DBLP Computer Science Bibliography

Open data collection of bibliographic data from journals and conference papers in computer science compiled by the University of Trier und the Leibniz-Zentrum für Informatik.
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Department of Energy: DOE InfoBridge

Bibliographical references and full-text research reports published by the US Department of Energy in teh fields of physics, chemistry, biology, environmental and material sciences, engineering, energy technology, etc.
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GetInfo

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Medical physics web

Website created by the Institute of Physics for the medical physics community (fundamental science, engineering and clinical applications).
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Memory of Swiss construction online

Full-text access to digitized Swiss architecture and engineering journals.
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