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Abstract and index databases
ScopusA huge index covering publications from 5,000 publishers in all areas of science, technology, medicine, and social sciences. It has several functions that allow searchers to personalise it to their own interests. You can set up email alerts for this database.
Web of SciencePreviously known as Web of Knowledge, WoS includes the Conference Proceedings, Journal Citation Reports (JCR) and Medline databases. It covers a very broad range of subjects relating to science, technology, social sciences and medicine. The ability to carry out citation searching is a key feature.
IEEE XploreFull text access to IET and IEEE journals, transactions and conference proceedings from 1988 onwards, and select content from 1872. Also includes all current IEEE standards and the Morgan & Claypool Computer & Information Science (CIS) Collection 5. Log in to see any personalisation features you have activated. Mobile app available.
ScienceDirectFull text access to subscribed journal articles and eBooks in the fields of science, engineering and technology. Also provides access to a current awareness journal alerting service. To search for full text content only click on the Journals or Books link in the top navigation bar, then choose All access types > Subscription and complimentary.
ACM Digital LibraryAssociation of Computing Machinery journals, newsletters, and conference proceedings.
Other relevant databases
Safari O'ReillyA collection of more than 32,000 IT and software, engineering, maths, business and personal/professional eBooks from leading publishers.
Business Source Complete (EBSCO)Thousands of scholarly business publications including 1,000+ peer-reviewed journals. Also includes book content, conference proceedings, country, industry and market reports. Mobile app available. Full text: variable, 1922 - current.
LinkedIn LearningLinkedIn Learning provides online courses and videos; you can register for a free account with a Cranfield University email address. You do not need a LinkedIn profile to use LinkedIn Learning. Please see specifically: Data Science courses and videos.
SpringerLinkAccess to Springer and Kluwer journals, books and more. Please see specifically: Lecture Notes in Computer Science.
Wiley Online LibraryFull text access to more than 350 online peer-reviewed journals and 250 e-books. The subject areas covered include business, chemistry, computer science, environmental science, education, engineering, law, mathematics and statistics, materials science, and psychology. You can set up email alerts for this database.
Access British Standards and ISOs as well as technical handbooks, codes of practice, guidelines, specifications for product dimensions and performance, glossaries.
*Note:BSOL have introduced new security features which will change the way you open PDFs on their platform. You now need to download a plugin to access British Standards. The use of the plugin will become mandatory from the end of February 2021.