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New / Trial Databases

The following databases are newly acquired or being evaluated for a future subscription.
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  • A comprehensive bibliographic database of scientific and technical engineering research, covering all engineering disciplines.
  • Comprises journals, conference proceedings, dissertations, standards, books, and recently preprints sourced from thousands of publishers from around the world, including major engineering societies such as IEEE, ASME, SAE and ACM.
  • Coverage: 1970-present
INSPEC This link opens in a new window
  • Covers scientific and technical literature in physics and astronomy, electrical engineering and electronics, communications, computers and control, mechanical and production engineering, and information technology.
  • Content includes journals, conference proceedings, preprints, reports, books, patents, dissertations, standards, patents, videos, trade journals and consumer magazines, dating back to 1969.
Pivot-RP This link opens in a new window
  • A searchable database for local and international funding opportunities, conferences, awarded grants, and researcher profiles.
  • Set up customized searches focused on specific research areas/interests.
  • NOTE: Brock students, faculty, and staff must register individually using their Brock University email address & follow the directions to complete self-registration.