Databases

  • Summon
    • The library search engine, filters available for peer-reviewed journal articles.
  • IEEE
    • Technical literature in electrical engineering, computer science, and electronics.
  • Engineering Village
    • Applied sciences and engineering.
  • Inspec
    • Physics, electrical engineering and electronics, computers and control engineering and information technology.
  • SPIE Digital Library Database
    • Optics and photonics.
  • Emerald Engineering
    • Full-text of 16 journals in the area of engineering.
  • Dissertations and Theses Global
    • Collection of dissertations and theses from around the world.
  • CURVE (Carleton's institutional repository)
    • Academic research output and creative work voluntarily deposited by Carleton faculty, staff and students, as well as all dissertations and theses produced at Carleton.

Publishers

This is not a complete list

Other Platforms/Search Tools

If the Carleton library doesn't have it...

Summon

  • Summon is the library search engine.
  • It searches most of the journal articles, books, ebooks, journal titles, games, music, videos, government information, and maps in the library.
  • You can limit your search results to books by selecting Books/eBooks from the left hand menu.

Catalogue

  • The library Catalogue searches books, ebooks, journal titles, games, music, videos, government information, and maps but NOT journal articles.
  • Select Books or Ebooks from the dropdown menu.

eBooks

Handbooks

Patents

  • Canadian Patents Database 
    • Canadian Intellectual Patent Office (CIPO) contains all Canadian patents and images from 1933 to the present.
  • Google Patents 
    • Fastest place to go for all U.S. patents and some U.S. patent applications.

Standards

For more detailed informaion on patents and standards, see the following pages: Patents and Standards

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