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Nanotechnology resources

Last Updated: 1-May-2014

This guide is a starting point for research on Nanoscience, Nanotechnology and Nanofabrication.  Reference support for Nanotechnology can be found at either Terman Engineering Library or Swain Chemistry and Chemical Engineering Library.

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Books and journals on nanotechnology

New books and e-books on nanotechnology

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Washington, DC : American Chemical Society
SAL3 (off-campus storage) » Stacks » TA418.9 .N35 A37 V.3:NO.9-12 2009
Tarrytown, NY ; Oxford, England : Elsevier Science, c1995-
SAL3 (off-campus storage) » Stacks » 669.05 .A188 V.55:NO.19-20 2007
Piscataway, NJ : Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, c2002-
SUL » Serials » (No call number)
New York, NY : Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, c2002-
SAL3 (off-campus storage) » Stacks » T174.7 .I343 V.3-4:1-4,6 2004-2005
[Dordrecht, Netherlands] : Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1999- [Dordrecht, Netherlands] : Springer Netherlands
New York : Published for the Society by the American Institute of Physics, c1991-
Online only » Not pageable » TJ940 .J672 V.27 2009:P.1801-END
London : Nature Pub. Group, 2006-
SAL3 (off-campus storage) » Stacks » T174.7 .N38 V.3:NO.7-12 2008
Weinheim, Germany : Wiley-VCH, c2005-
Chemistry & ChemEng Library (Swain) » Serials » Shelved by title V.2:NO.2 2006

Databases and online subscription resources

Sample keywords

Suggested keywords for searching Nanotechnology topics in online library catalogs or databases and other search engines. You can combine them or use plurals or other variations to get more results.

  •     nanocrystal
  •     fullerene
  •     nanostructure
  •     "solid state chemistry"
  •     nanocomposite
  •     "molecular electronics"
  •     nanophotonics
  •     nanofluids
  •     nanotube
  •     nanomedicine
  •     nanoparticle
Hoboken, N.J. : Elsevier Engineering Information, Inc.
Engineering Index / Engineering Village covers the entire spectrum of engineering in depth, with abstracts from over 2,600 international journals, conference papers and proceedings, and technical reports.
[United States] : Institution of Electrical Engineers, INSPEC service, [19--]-
Contains citations and abstracts to the literature in physics, electrical engineering, electronics, telecommunications, computers, control technology, and information technology. Covers journal articles, conference papers, significant books, technical reports, dissertations, and patents. INSPEC is the premier database for physics & related disciplines but also covers areas like systems management and operations research.
[Piscataway, N.J.?] : IEEE, c1998-
Provides full-image access to the publications of both the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) and the Institution of Electrical Engineers (IEE); includes all journals, magazines, standards and conference proceedings and is good for nanoscale devices, and nanofabrication topics.
The nanotech part of this online book collection focuses on nanoscale materials, nanostructure-dependent properties and phenomena data as well as fabrication and manufacturing techniques.
Springfield, Va. : U.S. Dept. of Commerce, National Technical Information Service,
Containing over 2.0 million bibliographic records, the NTRL Database is the preeminent resource for accessing the latest research sponsored by the United States and select foreign governments.Contents include research reports, computer products, software, video cassettes, audio cassettes and more. The complete electronic file dates back to 1964. Access via NTRL (National Technical Reports Library) also includes full-text access to more than 500,000 documents.
Boca Raton, FL : CRC Press
This large online e-book library includes the collection of NANOnetBASE specialty titles.
[New York] : Elsevier, 2004-
The world’s largest abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature and quality web sources. Contains 41 million records, 70% with abstracts including 18,000 titles from 5,000 publishers worldwide and over 3 million conference papers. Particularly strong international coverage of science and technology. Also includes sophisticated tools to track, analyze and visualize research. Linking between ScienceDirect and Scopus is available to access the full text of the article and related research.
Springer Materials is based on the Landolt-Börnstein New Series, the unique, fully evaluated data collection in all areas of physical sciences and engineering.

Internet resources for nanotechnology