Engineering and Technology

Periodicals. Databases


InTech full text access to 2,370 InTech publishing books from various fields of science and technology (biological, computer science and information technology, earth sciences, electronic engineering and electrical engineering, engineering, materials science) and medicine. 6 scientific open access journals: International Journal of Advanced Robotic Systems; Nanomaterials and Nanotechnology; International Journal of Engineering Business Management; Exosomes and Microvesicles; International Food Risk Analysis Journal; International Journal of Water Sciences.

IOPscience – безоплатний електронний ресурс, який надає доступ до журналів та книг з питань математики, фізики, техніки та медицини.

National Technical Information Service (NTIS) – the database contains: abstracts of scientific research, a large number of German research reports, records from all fields of science, engineering and technology.

OSTI.GOV (Office of Scientific & Technical Informational) – portal supported by U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), which provides access to a variety of scientific information: documents, patents, projects, conferences, etc., mainly in the field of energy. Contains about 5 million documents from over 50 abstract scientific databases, starting in 1948.

Public Library of Science One (PloS) a non-profit scientific and publishing project aimed at creating a library of journals and other scientific literature under a free license and open access.

The ACM Digital Library (Association of Computer Machinery) abstracts and full texts of articles from magazines, conference materials, etc. on computer technology.

TutorialsPoint – tutorials and reference books for exploring the basic principles of computer design, programming languages and computer networks. The platform contains both paid and free courses. Registration on the site is required.

E-LIS (E–printsin Libraryand Information Science) – one of the largest open repositories of scientific publications (44 countries, 22 languages) on the topic: library science and information science.

Directory of Open Access Books (DOAB) – provides access to metadata and full text books of academic publishing houses on open access on the Internet. The service allows you to search for books by the following parameters: name of the book, author, keywords, book annotations, publisher, ISSN / ISBN book or all of the listed items. Open access

Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ) – free access to full-text, peer-reviewed journals from all fields of knowledge and in different languages.

Directory of Research Journals Index (DRJI) (India) – provides free access to scientific literature to support the use of research and information in order to improve the quality of teaching, teaching and research. To index the site, thousands of resources are reviewed and evaluated to help researchers select key web sites and research journals. The product functions as a gateway that provides metadata for indexed articles in social networks, other indexing systems and electronic libraries.

De Gruyter a well-known academic publishing house for books and magazines (formerly Versita). Launches more than 400 titles (both own and "invitees") of academic journals of various disciplines, mostly from Central and Eastern European countries. Contains open access.

Hindawi – search among more than 200 peer-reviewed scientific journals of open access on engineering, mathematics, physics, chemistry, computer science, biology, medicine, etc. Publishing Corporation Hindawi. Open access

Ingenta Connect – the diverse abstracts database (chemistry, physics, computer science, mathematics, biology, medicine, economics, social sciences, etc.) offers access to 4.5 million articles from 13.5 thousand scientific journals by such well-known publishers as Elsevier, Springer, IOP Publishing, Taylor and Francis, NPG and others.

J-STAGE – Japan Science and Technology Information Aggregator, Electronic – a Japanese scientific information portal that provides access to more than 740 scientific journals, about 360,000 articles from various fields of knowledge.

Journals4Free – portal of open access journals. More than 7000 titles of academic journals! Search can be done by category, language, or presence in databases.

OMICS International electronic open source database. Contains over 1,000 scientific journals and more than 700 scientific conferences in such fields as medicine, chemistry, biology, computer science, mathematics, physics, agriculture, food engineering, veterinary science, psychology, social and political sciences, business. Open access

Open Access Infrastructure for Research in Europe (OpenAIRE) – a database aimed at storing and disseminating scientific articles in such fields of knowledge as energy, the environment, health, cognitive interaction systems, electronic infrastructures, socio-economic and humanities. OpenAIRE is also a project for access to the results of research carried out on the territory of European countries, in particular to those funded by the European Union, the European Commission, and also conducted within the framework of the Horizon 2020 program. Open access

ScienceDirect – one of the largest online collections of published research. Owned by the Dutch publishing house Elsevier. The collection contains almost 12 million elements of content from more than 3,500 journals and more than 34,000 e-books, directories, and scientific collections. Annotations of most articles are freely accessible. Access to the full article text requires a subscription.

SpringerLink – the SpringerLink platform is an access to electronic resources of the Springer publishing house, one of Europe's largest providers of scientific information. The information base contains over 2700 periodicals from all disciplines (English, German). Licensed access.

SpringerOpen – an archive of peer-reviewed scientific journals in all fields of science with open access from Springer Publishing and an interdisciplinary database.

UNdata – unites the main United Nations databases. The UNdata system contains databases, tables and glossaries that have over 60 million entries covering a wide range of topics, including agriculture, education, employment, energy, the environment, health, HIV / AIDS, crime, human development, industry , Information and Communication Technologies, National Accounts, Population / Refugees, Tourism, Trade, and Millennium Development Goals indicator.

Ulrich's Periodicals Directory (USA) – the largest database that describes the worldwide flow of periodicals and editions that go on all thematic areas. Authorized access.

Crossref – this is an association of scientific publishing houses that develops a common infrastructure to support more effective scientific communications. Crossref's citation system now covers over 68 million journal articles and other content elements (books, dissertations, technical reports, etc.) from thousands of scientific and professional publishers around the world. Open access

Inspec bibliographic database covering literature on physics, electronics, computer science and technology. Manages and updates the database of the Institute of Technology and Technology (IET).

WorldCat – the largest bibliographic database in the world, which has over 240 million records of all types of works in 470 languages of the world. The database is created by joint efforts of more than 72 thousand libraries from 170 countries in the framework of the organization Online Computer Library Center.

Internet Resources

ArXiv – the most popular open source archive of essays and full texts of scientific publications, created on the basis of the library of the Cornell University. It contains over 684,000 electronic publications in physics, mathematics, computer science, biology, finance and statistics.

Cogprints – open archives on psychology, neurology, biology, linguistics, philosophy and medicine (psychology, psychiatry, neurology, genetics), anthropology (primateology, cognitive ethnology, archeology, paleontology) and computer sciences (artificial intelligence, robotics, neural networks); as well as from other physical, social and technical sciences.

COPAC Union Catalogue (United Kingdom) – a directory of 22 most trusted university libraries in Britain and Ireland, as well as the British Library. Works on Z39.50 protocol. There are three search options available: by author and title, by subject area and by search of periodicals. All interfaces are simple and convenient. In the results list, you can view the full record and / or mark it for further storage. The service functions include the ability to upload results to the specified e-mail address. The disadvantage of this directory is typical for most directories that run under Z39.50: the results include a large number of duplicate entries per publication, from databases of various libraries.

The Directory of Open Access Repositories (OpenDOAR) – search for reliable scientific information in open repositories around the world, supported by the SHERPA service at the University of Nottingham. Provides opportunities for searching scientific materials in various fields of knowledge in more than 2 600 e-archives.

E-Books Directory – search for reliable scientific information in open repositories around the world, supported by the SHERPA service at the University of Nottingham. Provides opportunities for searching scientific materials in various fields of knowledge in more than 2 600 e-archives.

Elektronische Zeitschriftenbibliothek (EZB). The library of electronic journals since 1997, within the framework of the project of the University Library of Regensburg, in cooperation with the Library of Munich Technical University, offers quick, structured and unified access (in English and German) to scholarly full-text journals. It contains 76 419 titles, of which 13,923 journals from all fields of knowledge are issued only in electronic form. 45,575 titles of journals are freely available in full-text version. All institutions have full access to all publications in the project.

Figshare – a repository that allows you to upload, store and share research results openly.

Hikari is the publisher of international journals and books on science, technology, mathematics, medicine and economics. The Hikari logs are archived by the digital preservation service, whose purpose is to preserve scientific literature and ensure long-term access to electronic archives. Hikari is a member of the International Association of Publishers Association (Crossref) and co-founder of ICORE.

Open J-Gate –  an electronic library of scientific journals on social, humanitarian, natural sciences and engineering, supported by Informatics India Ltd. Currently includes more than 6300 names of magazines, organized in the fields of knowledge. Document search is carried out by author, title, keywords, date of publication.

Open Library – a site that aims to create a catalog of books that have ever been published. Works on the principle of Wikipedia - the creation of a separate page for a separate book by the users themselves. In addition to the catalog of books, the resource provides free access to e-books (today - more than 1 million names).

Open Textbooks Library – access to the open source library of free, peer-reviewed, and licensed textbooks.

Registry of Open Access Repositories (ROAR) – a register of all repositories and other sources of open information all over the world. The project is developed by the University of Southampton (UK) and is part of the network.

Scribd – a social service that allows anyone on the Internet to easily publish, distribute and share e-books, documents, presentations, newsletters, and more. Documents from Scribd are displayed in a special flash module, which can also be embedded on any page (for example, blogs) using the HTML code provided by the service.

Simple Search Metadata – Search system in open archives of Ukraine  Harvester of Ukrainian Scientific Information: Resource, developed and implemented by the Institute of Program Systems of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine and Zhytomyr State University named after. I. Franko Provides an opportunity to conduct a centralized search in the open full-text archives of Ukraine among about 80 thousand records.

SUNCAT (Serials Union Catalogue) – free source of serial information for the UK scientific community. It is considered one of the most complete catalogs of serials and contains records on both electronic and printed editions, including academic journals, periodicals, newspapers, newsletters, journals, etc. SUNCAT contains data from more than 90 British scientific libraries, including the British Library and the National Libraries of Scotland and Wales.

The Free Library – founded in 2003, the resource offers free full-text versions of classical literary works from hundreds of well-known authors, biographies, and images. Recently, the Free Library has been expanded to include a massive collection of periodicals from hundreds of leading publications on business and finance, communications, culture, health, humanities, law, politics, technology and the social sciences.

Наукова електронна бібліотека eLibrary.Ru – the largest collection of electronic journals and databases from all branches of science in Russia. It contains about 7,000 international and about 300 Russian scientific electronic journals, SCI and the Russian Scientific Citation Index. A significant amount of resources is in open access (more than 4,500 magazines).

Наукова електронна бібліотека періодичних видань НАН України is an open access library and provides free access for readers to scientific information on the Internet with the right to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, refer to full-text articles, index, ie use it with a legitimate purpose without financial, legal and technical obstacles. Current status - more than 6 500 titles of editions.

Наукова періодика України – the portal of the scientific periodicals of the National Library of Ukraine to them. VI Vernadsky National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine presents open access to scientific journals and collections of scientific works published in Ukraine, contains more than 35 000 titles of editions.

Baidu (кит. 百度 (Bǎidù), Байду, NASDAQ: BIDU) – a leader among Chinese search engines. By the number of queries, the search site "Baidu" ranks 3rd in the world (3 billion 428 million, with a share in the global search 5.2%).

BASE (Bielefeld Academic Search Engine) (Germany) – one of the world's largest search engines, specialized in finding scientific documents for open access on the Internet. Operator BASE is a library of the University Bielefeld (Germany). BASE collects, normalizes and indexes data from repository servers using the Open Archives Initiative Protocol for Metadata Harvesting (OAI-PMH). In addition to the OAI metadata, BASE indexes selected web sites and local library data. All this together can be searched through one interface.

CiteSeerХ – the search engine is focused on the publication of computer and information technology, although there are also materials from other industries. CiteSeerX not only finds resources in free access, but also serves as an electronic library. That is why the key words here are often found and downloaded in full.

DuckDuckGo – the site provides an open source search engine that uses information from many sources to deliver accurate and varied results. Compliance with the policy of full privacy – refusal to collect, store and process user data.

FreeFullPDF – a search engine for electronic resources in the fields of medicine, biology, chemistry, physics, materials science and economics. Provides access to more than 80 million scientific articles, patents for free access.

Google Scholar – a search engine that indexes the full text of scientific publications of all formats and disciplines. Google Scholar includes articles published in magazines, stored in repositories or located on research sites or individual scholars.

Google Books – full-text search service for books digitized by Google (over 10 million books from the largest US libraries). The library offers millions of great editions with which you can read or read them completely for free.

Metasearch Search Engine – сервіс пошуку (діє від 1998 р.) у понад 300 світових журналах та виданнях у галузі управління, економіки, інформатики, техніки, освіти, спорту, мистецтва тощо.

Microsoft Academic Search – a research portal from Microsoft Corporation that was developed to explore the links between scientists, researchers, students and their research.

RefSeek – search engine for students and researchers, searches through web pages, books, encyclopedias, magazines and newspapers. – a search engine that covers more than 60 databases and over 2200 individual sites from 15 federal agencies that offer 200 million pages of information from US authoritative research institutions, including research and development. – a scientific search engine that performs a full-text search in the magazines of many major publishing houses (Elsevier, Highwire, IEEE, Nature, Taylor & Francis, etc.). Searches for articles and documents in open scientific databases: Directory of Open Access Journals, Library of Congress Online Catalog,, Scientific News. – a global scientific search engine that searches for information on national and international scientific databases and portals.

Yahoo – English-language search engine that has the most developed directory structure and various services. Hundreds of thousands of different Internet resources are arranged in 14 main sections, each of which has several sub-sections with more narrow themes.

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ResearchGate social network, oriented mainly to the representatives of natural and exact sciences.

Socionet – a scientific and educational social network that unites the institutional archives of Russia, a tool for self-archiving materials. Provides access to full texts of scientific materials (postprints and preprints, books, work materials, dissertations, etc., over 276,000 entries) in various fields of knowledge: economics, sociology, demography, political science, computer science, mathematics, philosophy, history, physics.

SciPeople – scientific social network, oriented to representatives of all spheres of science. It offers perhaps the widest range of opportunities: not only the search for partners for joint projects implementation, but also grantors and investors, a catalog of scientific journals.

Open Educational Resources


Prometheus – public project for mass open online courses (IWC). Free online access to the best university level courses.

ВУМ on-line – an educational project that disseminates ideas and promotes the development of civil society in Ukraine. Courses from leading professors of business schools, the public sector, practitioners in business and social affairs.



World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) – одне зі спеціалізованих агентств ООН. Створена з метою заохотити творчу діяльність та забезпечити захист інтелектуальної власності в усьому світі

INCOSE – nonprofit organization, an international council for system engineering, which aims to develop system engineering and professional growth of system engineers.

Internet Society (ISOC) – community of the Internet. A nonprofit professional organization for the development of the Internet, coordinates administrative activities.

Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) – international nonprofit association on current issues of technical and organizational problems on network standards.

Internet Research Task Force (IRTF) – the research group is an international nonprofit association for the development of technologies of the future.

ICANN – Internet Corp.for Assigned Names and Numbers – an international association of researchers, developers and manufacturers of network solutions for addressing the Internet address space.

Network Information center (InterNIC) – the general name of the providers of registration, information and databases on the Internet; the organization responsible for providing information about the network.

IANA – Internet Assigned Number Authority – the international administration of the address space for the assignment of addresses, the registration of top-level domains.

International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) – an international standardization organization in the field of electrical, electronic and related technologies.

International Telecommunication Union (ITU) – an international organization that defines standards in the field of telecommunications and radio.

Міжнародне агентство з ядерної енергії (МАГАТЕ) – a universal center for promoting international cooperation in the peaceful uses of nuclear energy.

International Energy Agency (IEA) – an autonomous international body within the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD).

The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) – a cartel created by the oil-producing states to stabilize oil prices. The members of this organization are the countries whose economy depends on the income from oil exports.

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