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Materials Science and Engineering

Guide to information sources on materials.


magnified view of carbon fiber

Carbon Fiber at 50X Magnification by Macroscopic Solutions, under a Creative Commons Attribution 2.0.

Materials science is a multidisciplinary field that draws upon resources ranging from chemistry and physics to engineering and medicine. Although there are distinct sub-disciplines such as metals and metallurgy, ceramics, and polymers, most information resources are broad and inclusive.

Indexes and full text resources

Standards and specifications

Full-text  papers and technical reports

Preprint servers

Other Indexes (non-Western resources)

Print Indexes to Older Literature