Two tutorials (directly below) demonstrate search strategies & comparing databases. Since these two databases have the same ProQuest vendor, they have a fair amount of common information, but there are some differences. Select other databases for comparison.
Google Scholar provides a simple way to broadly search for scholarly literature. From one place, you can search across many disciplines and sources: peer-reviewed papers, theses, books, abstracts and articles, from academic publishers, professional societies, preprint repositories, universities and other scholarly organizations. Google Scholar helps you identify the most relevant research across the world of scholarly research.
"The Transportation Research E-Newsletter is a free weekly electronic service designed to keep individuals up-to-date on TRB activities and to highlight selected transportation research related activities taking place at the federal and state levels, and within the academic and international transportation communities. More than 25,000 people from around the world receive the E-Newsletter. The newsletter is available by (free) subscription .
NATIONAL TRANSPORTATION LIBRARY --- Transportation Research Information Services (TRIS) bibliographic database. Rosap--Repository & open science access portal for the U.S. Department of Transportation. A collaborative effort by the Transportation Research Board, part of the National Academies, and the National Transportation Library, part of Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) , Research and Innovative Technology Administration, (U.S. Department of Transportation).
NASA-funded database. Offers preprints and full text of articles from many scientific journals and conference proceedings. Includes the sections for astronomy and astrophysics, instrumentation, physics and geophysics, and LANL preprints. 1973-present.
Open access data and peer reviewed research sources. NASA is using PMC to permanently preserve and provide easy public access to the peer-reviewed papers resulting from NASA-funded research. Beginning with research funded in 2016, all NASA-funded authors and co-authors (both civil servant and non-civil servant) will be required to deposit copies of their peer-reviewed scientific publications and associated data into NASA’s publication repository called NASA PubSpace. This EXCLUDES patents, publications that contain material governed by personal privacy, export control, proprietary restrictions, or national security law or regulations. NASA PubSpace is part of PubMed Central (PMC) which is managed by the NIH.
American Institute of Physics resource. Physics & Astronomy topics. Any visitor to Scitation can freely browse the table of contents and abstracts (without reference links) of all journals. Full text available if the Library subscribes to journal. Most journals require a subscription to search within the journal. Search Scitation, SPIN and PUBMed from this site.
Engineering reference tool for professionals, academics, and students that provides access to collection of authoritative, regularly updated engineering reference information. AccessEngineering also comprises dynamic online features, such as instructional, faculty-made videos, calculators, interactive tables and charts, as well as personalization tools allowing users to organize project information as they work.
Federal and State cases, laws and government regulations, legal practice. Major law reviews, law journals, and other legal publications.
A dedicated Westlaw Patron Access terminal exists in the Law Library for walk-in or by-appointment-with-a-reference-librarian use. WESTLAW is an online legal research service for legal cases and law related materials and services, including searches of United States and international legal materials and journals. NOT COVERED IN A LIBRARY ARTICLES SEARCH
In 2008 merged with Blackwell Synergy to deliver 1400 Wiley-Blackwell journals, and more than 6000 online books, reference works, databases, protocols and other electronic resources through one integrated service.
Find & Analyze Data. Users must self-register from on the UND campus OR contact Janet Rex for access. Data cover military or airport topics such as: Congestion at Airports: The Economics of Airport Expansions (2003), Port Authority Cargo Theft Data of New Jersey and New York, 1978-1980 (1981), and Aviation Security and Terrorism: A Review of the Economic Issues (2003).
IOPscience is a new platform for IOP-hosted journal content. All IOP Publishing journals to which the Library subscribes will be accessible via IOPscience.(See Also IOP Electronic Journals). IOPscience express is an iPhone application that allows you to access the latest IOP-owned journal content from your iPhone or iPod Touch.