AE CVE and CM Databases

For help on conducting research in this field and for additional resources, view the AE 100 tutorial.

NFPA Codes Online

Search for an NFPA code (or codes) in the List of NFPA Codes and StandardsNFPA codes are available via a download service. To request a code, please submit a request form. Provided by the National Fire Protection Agency

ASM Handbooks

This database provides full text access to the latest edition of of the ASM (American Society for Materials) Handbook. Also included is access to the Engineered Materials Handbook and theASM Metals Handbook.

ScienceDirect College Edition

Covers the areas of physical sciences, engineering, social sciences, life sciences, health sciences, humanities. More information.ScienceDirect

Additional AE Databases


Indexes journals in the fields of business, finance and economics. ABI/INFORM Global offers the latest business and financial information for researchers at all levels. More information.Proquest

Academic Search Complete

Contains journal articles from many multidisciplinary fields such as social sciences, humanities, education, biology, chemistry, engineering, physics, psychology, religion and theology- to name a few. More information.EBSCOHost

ACI Manual of Concrete Practice Online

This manual contains ACI documents about code requirements, specifications, tolerances, concrete proportions, construction methods, evaluations of test results, and many more topics on concrete technology. This manual is password protected. To request the password send an email here.


Indexes all the literature produced by the National Agricultural Library and its cooperatives which involves all aspects of agriculture and allied disciplines. More informationProvided by the United States Department of Agriculture.

Applied Science and Technology

This bibliographic database is an outstanding resource for information on science and technology. EBSCOHost

ASCE Digital Library

Indexes books, papers, conference proceedings and articles of interest across all disciplines of civil engineering that are published by American Society of Civil Engineers. The library has subscriptions to 8 journals that are indexed in this database and to ASCE conference proceedings. Click here for more information about using the ASCE database.

ASME Digital Library

Search the transaction journals, e-books and conference proceedings published by the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME). Full text is available only for the transaction journals. View a list of the ASME transaction journals.

ASTM Standards

Indexes all of the standards published by the American Society of Testing and Materials. To order a copy of a standard, please submit a request form

Books 24×7

Find full text books in the subjects of business, information technology and overall well-being- which includes work, family, health and personal finance. You must register for this database using a valid MSOE email address.

Building Green Suite

Contains full text articles, product lists, design strategies, websites in the fields of sustainable design, construction, architecture, environmental engineering. More information.

Business Source Complete

This database is “the world’s definitive scholarly business database.” More information.EBSCOHost


Ebrary offers a rapidly growing selection of hundreds of thousands of authoritative e-books from over 500 publishers. Browse and search for titles in all academic subject areas. This database also offers a bookshelf for keeping track of your sources and for taking notes. View this Quick Start Video for more information. Proquest

EBSCO eBook Collection

This library contains full text scholarly books.Each book may only be viewed by one person at a time.


Licensing of this database restricts usage to three (3) simultaneous users. This database indexes scholarly journals, trade magazines and conference proceedings in the field of engineering. Engineering Information

Energy Citations Database (ECD)

This database contains energy and energy related scientific and technical information collected by the Department of Energy (DOE) and its predecessor agencies, the Energy Research & Development Administration (ERDA) and the Atomic Energy Commission (AEC).U.S. Department of Energy. There are a limited number of full text papers available. Provided by the U.S. Department of Energy

Google Scholar

Contains citations to papers, books, articles, patents, and other scholarly publications. A limited amount of the information appears in full text. More informationGoogle


Comprised of more than 600 scholarly and general interest titles, as well as government documents and reports, GreenFILE offers a unique perspective on the positive and negative ways humans affect the ecology. Provided by BadgerLink. EBSCOHost


GREENR (Global Reference on the Environment, Energy, and Natural Resources) is a database with content on emerging green technologies, environmental issues, sustainability and more.GALE

HERO: Health & Environmental Research Online

A database of scientific studies and other references used to develop EPA’s risk assessments aimed at understanding the health and environmental effects of pollutants and chemicals. More information. Environmental Protection Agency, National Center for Environmental Assessment

IEEE Xplore

IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers) Xplore provides web-based, full-text access to IEEE journals, transactions, and magazines, IEEE conference proceedings, IET journals, IEEE e-books, IET conference proceedings, IEEE published standards, IEEE Spectrum Magazine, and Proceedings of the IEEE published since 1988, and select content published since 1913.

IEEE e-Books

This database provides access to more than 400 IEEE e-books, published from 1974-2014, most after the year 2000. Subject coverage includes bioengineering, circuit theory and design, communication technology, computing and processing, electrical engineering, engineered materials, intelligent systems, numerical methods, power technology and power engineering, RF, microwaves, robotics, control systems, and signals.

International Building Code (IBC) 2012

A comprehensive code addressing the design and installation of building systems through requirements emphasizing performance, the IBC establishes minimum regulations for building systems using prescriptive and performance- related provisions. This 2012 code is available through the International Code Council (ICC) Online Library. Please note there are some limits to the search abilities and printing in this version of the code.


Access full text articles from journals in the fields of economics, history, political science, and sociology, as well as in other key fields in the humanities and social sciences. View a list of journal titles that MSOE has access to here andhere.


This database contains full text electronic reference books, complete with interactive tables and graphs. Although over 500 books are contained in this database, MSOE has access ONLY to the Engineering titles. To search books within our subscription, change the box that reads “Entire Knovel Library” to “My Subscription.” More information.

Military and Government Collection

Designed to offer current news pertaining to all branches of the military and government, this database offers a thorough collection of periodicals, academic journals and other content pertinent to the increasing needs of these sites.More informationProvided by BadgerLink.EBSCOHost

Newspaper Source Plus

Includes 1,520 full-text newspapers, providing more than 28 million full-text articles. In addition, Newspaper Source Plus features more than 601,300 television and radio news transcripts, videos & podcasts. Provided by BadgerLink.EBSCOHost

NFPA Codes Online

Search for an NFPA code (or codes) in the List of NFPA Codes and StandardsNFPA codes are available via a download service. To request a code, please submit a request form. Provided by the National Fire Protection Agency


The NSSN: A National Resource for Global Standards provides users with standards-related information from a wide range of developers, including organizations accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI), other U.S. private sector standards bodies, government agencies and international organizations. More information.


A community driven database of architecture from across the globe.

ProQuest Science Journals

Find information about both applied and general sciences. Some of the topics covered in this database include physics, earth science, engineering, astronomy, chemistry and much more. More informationProquest

ProQuest SciTech Collection

This database provides access to literature on natural sciences, engineering and technology. Some of the topics covered in this database include materials science, aerospace engineering, civil engineering, environmental science, computer science, and earth science. Proquest

ProQuest Statistical Insight

Statistical Insight provides access to statistical publications, reports and tables produced by federal agencies, state governments, and private organizations. This database includes coverage of national and international organizations. Proquest


A directory of business and residential listings and physician and dentist listings. is a gateway to government science information and research results, searching 42 scientific databases and 200 million pages of science information in one query. More informationProvided by the U.S. Government

ScienceDirect College Edition

Covers the areas of physical sciences, engineering, social sciences, life sciences, health sciences, humanities. More information.ScienceDirect

Statistical Abstract of the United States

The ProQuest Statistical Abstract of the United States is the authoritative and comprehensive summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic conditions of the United States. For more information and for help using this database view this LibGuide resource from ProQuest.

Time Saver Standards for Architectural Design

View the full-text version of the book TimeSaver Standards for Architectural Design (Seventh Edition). This database is only available to those in the Architectural Engineering program.

Contains official information and services from the U.S. government. This database is a portal to federal, state, local, tribal and international government information. More information.Provided by the U.S. Government

U.S. Patent Database

A database of all U.S. patents and published patent applications. Provided by U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

Collectively search library holdings from all over the world. OCLC
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