Electronic Databases & Standards


Begell House  Databases Titles:
1. The Catalog of Worldwide Nuclear Testing - Online
3. Directory of Specialists 
DELNET Database  DELNET provides access to Millions of Networked Library Resources (Full-text e-journals, e-books, Thesis/Dissertations, Inter-library loans, etc.) 
Derwent World Patents Database Derwent™ provides curated and enriched patent data sources, including the Derwent World Patents Index, Derwent Global Patent Data, the Derwent Patent Citation Index and the Derwent Chemical Patent Index.
Journal Citation Reports (JCR) The JCR provides journal intelligence that highlights the value and contribution of a journal through a rich array of transparent data, metrics and analysis.
MathSciNet MathSciNet is an electronic publication offering access to a carefully maintained and easily searchable database of reviews, abstracts and bibliographic information for much of the mathematical sciences literature. Over 80,000 new items are added each year, most of them classified according to the Mathematics Subject Classification.
PressReader PressReader is a digital newspaper distribution and technology company. Have access to high quality magazines and newspapers with no download limits. Enjoy seamless access to all your favorite publications in one app. Go paperless. Worldwide content. Digital newspapers. Easy setup. 3,500+ magazines.
SciFinder Scholar SciFinder Web provides bibliographic and patent information from Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS) from 1907 to the present. It is available 24 hours per day, 7 days per week.
Scopus Scopus, launched in November 2004, is the largest abstract and citation database containing both peer-reviewed research literature and quality web sources. With over 19,500 titles from more than 5,000 international publishers, Scopus offers researchers a quick, easy and comprehensive resource to support their research needs in the scientific, technical, medical and social sciences fields and, more recently, also in the arts & humanities.
Springer Materials Springer Materials provides curated data and advanced functionalities to support research in materials science, physics, chemistry, engineering, and other related fields.
  • A comprehensive database covering multiple material classes, property types, and applications
  • Enhanced data visualization features display interactive crystal structures, data tables, and phase diagrams with export options for further analysis
  • Search functions optimized for materials science like elemental composition or chemical structure searching to quickly find material property data
  • Trusted and curated resource with thousands of materials science experts ensuring high data quality
Web of Science The world’s leading citation databases provide authoritative, multidisciplinary coverage from more than 12,000 high impact research journals worldwide, including open access journals. Cover-to-cover indexing of content is provided by the Science Citation Index Expanded, Social Science Citation Index Expanded, Conference Proceedings Citation Index, and Arts & Humanities Citation Index.
Archival access from 1965 onwards.



(User ID based)
The American Concrete Institute (ACI) is a leading authority and resource worldwide for the development and distribution of consensus-based standards. After Sign in required to click on the link to access ACI standards. Click here for the user manual.
ASTM Standards ASTM International (ASTM), originally known as the American Society for Testing and Materials, is one of the largest voluntary standards development organizations in the world, a trusted source for technical standards for materials, products, systems, and services. Known for their high technical quality and market relevance, it has a collection of more than 12,000 test methods and standards. Through its Digital Library, one can have instant access to 1,000+ Special Technical Publications, 50+Manuals and Monographs and 10,000+Journal Articles.
Indian Standards(BIS) The Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) is the National Standards Body of India working under the aegis of Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food & Public Distribution, Government of India