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Aerospace Engineering: Finding Articles

Databases for Aerospace Engineering

The GT Library has 260+ databases.  All databases are accessible through the "Find Articles (Databases)" Page.

Here's a quick non-comprehensive list of some commonly used databases to start an aerospace literature search.


ARC (AIAA) - Includes journals, conferences, and e-books of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics.

IEEE - Transaction, journals, and conference papers of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.

ASME - Journals and conference papers of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers.

OSA - Journals and conference papers of the Optical Society of America

SPIE - Journals and conference papers of this professional society for optics and photonics technology.



Aerospace Database (ProQuest) - searches a wide swath of literature from most professional academic literature relevant to Aerospace Engineering.

Compendex - Comprehensive engineering database, covers academic literature in all engineering sub-disciplines, including AE.

Web of Science - Robust, interdisiciplinary, and authoritiative database of all scientific and engineering research fields.


Ejournal Links

GT offers provides access to over 26,000 electronic journals. 

You can access these journals via an A to Z list, by the a search for the journal title.

If you have a citation to a specific article, and wish to locate the article in electronic and/or print format, use our CITATION LINKER.