- National Technical Information Service (NTIS)
- Research Portfolio Online Reporting Tools (RePORT) Expenditures and Results (RePORTER)
- TRAIL (Technical Report Archive and Image Library)
- Virtual Technical Reports Center (University of Maryland)
Provides links to institutions that provide full-text or searchable abstracts on the Web.
The federal government's central source for bibliographic access to scientific, technical, engineering, and related business information. Check library's catalog for document holdings or via Interlibrary Loan for full text. NTIS Technical Reports Newsletter.
Replaces the CRISP biomedical database system. "Provides a central point of access to reports, data, and analyses of NIH research. Allows users to search a repository of NIH-funded research projects from the past 25 years, and access publications (since 1985) and patents resulting from NIH funding."
A gateway to authoritative selected science information provided by U.S. Government agencies. Select the Image Search link under Special Collections to access free science images.
Search U.S. government technical reports prior to 1975.
Department of Defense (DOD)
- Defense Technical Information Center (DTIC)
- Defense Science Board
Reports from DTIC organized by decade.
- Contrails (formerly Wright Air Development Center)
Provides access to citations to unclassified, unlimited documents added to the DTIC's Technical Reports Collection from late December 1974 to the present. Also allows users to MultiSearch all DOD sites and collections.
This resource includes scanned government technical reports created by WADC.
Department of Energy (DOE)
- DOE Information Bridge 1995-
- Energy Citations Database 1948-
- Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Network
- Energy Technology Data Exchange World Energy Database (ETDEWEB) 1995-
- OpenNet Database
Provides full-text and/or bibliographic citations of DOE sponsored reports.
Bibliographic records for energy and energy-related scientific and technical information.
Provides a comprehensive, searchable resource for DOE's energy efficiency and renewable energy information.
Search for information on the environmental impact of energy production and use.
Provides timely access to recently declassified information. The Historical Records Review Database includes records of the Atomic Energy Commission.
Department of Transportation (DOT)
- TRID (Transportation Research Board Database)
An integrated database covering transportation research published in books, journal articles, technical reports and other media. TRID combines the records from TRB's Transportation Research Information Services (TRIS) Database and the OECD's Joint Transport Research Centre’s International Transport Research Documentation (ITRD) Database.
- Sources of Information in Transportation (National Transportation Library)
A series of bibliographies on transportation topics.
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
- National Service Center for Environmental Publications NSCEP/ NEPIS
- Publications on the EPA Site
- Science Inventory
Provides access to free digital and paper publications. A collection of archival and current documents. Use the advanced search to find environmental impact statements.
Provides links to office and program publication pages.
A searchable Agency-wide catalog of science activities and scientific and technical work products.
National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
- NTRS: NASA Technical Reports Server
- NASA Tech Briefs
- NASA/IPAC Extragalactic Database (NED)
Contains bibliographic citations for Scientific and Technical Aerospace Reports (STAR), journal articles, conference proceedings, and citations for reports from NASA's predecessor, the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics (NACA). The NIX Collection includes citations and images, photos, movies, and videos.
Search a master list of extragalactic objects and articles about them.
National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
- NIST Data Gateway
- NIST Virtual Library
An on-line bibliographic database, the primary source of fire science literature, formerly known as the Fire Research Information Service.
Provides easy access to NIST scientific and technical databases.
Search NIST publications published since October 1997.
National Park Service (NPS)
Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC)
- Electronic Reading Room
Access to publicly released documents and reports.
U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)
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