Materials Science & Engineering

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Biological Abstracts

COMPENDEX (all engineering disciplines) 1884+

IEEE Xplore Digital Library
The complete archive of IEEE publications: journals, ebooks and conferences. 

INSPEC (electrical engineering, computer & control and physics journals) 1896+

METADEX (metals and alloys: properties, manufacturing, applications, and development)


SciFinder (chemistry)

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Applied Science & Technology Full Text

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SPIE Digital Library (SPIE, the international society for optics and photonics)

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BU College of Engineering Division of Materials Science & Engingeering (MSE)

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BU College of Engineering Program in Photonics

MIT Department of Materials Science & Engineering