The authors of this Guide used significant material from a previous Georgia Tech Library Research Guide written by Mary-Frances Panettiere. Kathy Tomajko wrote the Tip Sheet on Finding GT NACA/NASA Reports.
Technical Reports Research Guide
- Internet Sources
Some technical reports are freely available on the Internet, many from the issuing agencies such as Department of Energy (DOE), Department of Defense (DoD), the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). TRAIL Working Groups have digitized selected pre-1975 U.S. reports.
The Georgia Tech Library owns over 2.5 million microfiche technical reports, located on the 2nd floor east. Microform scanners and copiers are available.
- GT Library Catalog
Selected print and electronic reports are listed in the
Catalog. Selected Technical Reports are also included in the locally loaded Government Funded Technical Reports Repository collection.
- Search the NTIS database to identify technical reports. GT subscription or free
How to Obtain Full Text Copies Not Owned by GT Library
- GT community
For individual technical reports that are not currently owned by Georgia Tech, a request (email@example.com) may be made to order the report, to be added to a password-protected GT Library database. This service is free of charge for Georgia Tech students, faculty and staff.
- Non-GT community
NTIS and NASA sell technical reports.