Explore engineering articles, patents, standards, and other information.

Some Special Book Collections

The MICCAI (Medical Image Computing and ComputerAssisted Intervention) Society's conferences are published ONLINE by Springer.

Search MICCAI papers here.


The famous lectures by Richard Feynman are available online.

  •  They can be read for free, but not downoaded

Start with Background Information

Get an overview of your topic by searching textbooks and review articles.

  • AccessEngineering -- Search across engineering reference books in all areas of engineering at the same time, including Marks’ Standard Handbook for Mechanical Engineers, Perry’s Chemical Engineers Handbook, Standard Handbook for Electrical Engineers, and many more
  • CHEMnetBASE -- Search each of  these chemical handbooks individually, including CRC Handbook of Chemistry and Physics, and Dictionary of Organic Compounds
  • CRCnetBASE -- This database is no longer separate. You should search for your keywords in the search box.
  • Synthesis Digital Library of Engineering and Computer Science -- Use these short ebooks to get an overview of subjects you need to learn about

Review Articles -- These are overviews of a topic, including its history and state of the art. They are longer than most articles, and have lots of references. 
  • Engineering -- Do a search in Compendex, and add the word  "review" to the article TITLE
  • Medicine and related topics -- Do a search in PubMed, and choose "review article" (top left, under "Publication Types")

Problems and Solutions
-- Use the books with worked problems and their solutions. Some even have videos.