Technical Communication Databases

Recommended Technical Communication 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 informationProquest

ProQuest Research Library

This database features coverage of over 900 general magazines and some scholarly journals covering all subject areas. More informationProquest

ScienceDirect College Edition

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

Additional Technical Communication Databases

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

Applied Science and Technology

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

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.

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.

Business Source Complete

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

The Collection of Computer Science Bibliographies

This is a collection of bibliographies of scientific literature in computer science from various sources, covering most aspects of computer science.


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

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

IEEE Xplore

IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers) Xplore provides web-based, full-text access to IEEE journals, transactions, and magazines, IEEE e-books, IEEE conference proceedings, IET journals, 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.


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.

Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts (LISTA)

This bibliographic database provides coverage on subjects such as librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management and more. EBSCOHost

MasterFILE Premier

Designed specifically for public libraries, this database contains full text articles covering the fields of general reference, business, health, education, general science, multicultural issues and much more.Provided by BadgerLink. EBSCOHost

Mental Measurements Yearbook (MMY)

Licensing of this database restricts usage to four (4) simultaneous users. This database is a comprehensive guide to testing instruments in the areas of education, psychology, business and leadership. More information.EBSCOHost

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

Newspaper Source Plus provides cover-to-cover full text for 25 national & international newspapers. The database also contains selective full text regional (U.S.) newspapers. In addition, full text television & radio news transcripts are also provided. More informationEBSCOHost

Opposing Viewpoints Resource Center

This database exposes users to both sides of controversial issues and includes materials such as articles, books, interviews, statistics, images and more. More informationGALE

ProQuest Research Library

This database features coverage of over 900 general magazines and some scholarly journals covering all subject areas. More informationProquest

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


A directory of business and residential listings and physician and dentist listings.

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.

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 informationProvided by the U.S. Government

Wisconsin Manufacturers Register Online Database

This database contains in-depth company profiles of industrial businesses in Wisconsin. This database is password protected. To request the password send an email here.

Collectively search library holdings from all over the world. OCLC
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