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Mechanical Engineering: Databases

This guide will help you with your mechanical engineering research.


IZTECH Library has many reliable databases which can be accessed by IZTECH members on or off campus. E-resources (books, journals etc.) can be found by searching the IYTExplore by author, title, subject, or keyword. 

If you access the databases from off-campus, please read the information about accessing them off-campus.

ASME Digital Collection

The American Society of Mechanical Engineers, ASME is the premier professional membership organization for more than 130,000 mechanical engineers and associated members worldwide. ASME also conducts one of the largest technical publishing operations in the world, offering thousands of titles including some of the profession's most prestigious journals, conference proceedings, and ASME Press books.

ASME publishes some of the most prestigious engineering content in the world as one way to fulfill its ongoing mission of being an essential resource for professionals seeking engineering solutions to global challenges.

Features of the ASME Digital Collection include:

  • Powerful search tools that retrieve content simultaneously from journals, conference proceedings, and eBooks
  • Advanced filtering tools to refine search results by keywords, topics, journal citation, and date range
  • Topic Collections for specific subject areas
  • Enhanced user experience (UX), providing simplified navigation, and inline figures & tables
  • Responsive web pages for better desktop and mobile experience
  • Links to CrossRef, Google Scholar, and Web of Science to discover citing articles
  • Tools for citation export
  • Ability to share links by social media and email
  • Email alerts for saved searches and newly published content
  • COUNTER/SUSHI compliant
  • Shibboleth institutional login
  • Indexed in leading abstracting and indexing (A&I) services

Science Videos : JoVE Collections

IZTECH Library subscribes to all JoVE Collections.

JoVE is the world-leading producer and provider of science videos with the mission to improve scientific research and education. 

JoVE ResearchFilmed at the world’s top scientific institutions, JoVE videos bring to life the intricate details of cutting-edge experiments enabling efficient learning and replication of new research methods and technologies. JoVE Research engineering collection.

JoVE Education: JoVE educational videos empower effective teaching of science concepts and laboratory methods in undergraduate and graduate courses at universities and colleges. These videos enable quick in-depth comprehension of complex STEM subjects to increase student engagement and learning outcomes, and support innovative teaching initiatives such as blended learning and flipped classrooms. JoVE Education includes an engineering collection.

JoVE provides support in the syllabus mapping of JoVE videos to your course and creating quizzes. Please contact us at to take advantage of these services.

Engineering a sustainable future with Knovel


IZTECH Library subscribes to Knovel.

Knovel is an extensive, searchable online library of full-text content from many different publishers, including reference handbooks, conference proceedings and databases, delivering trusted, accessible and relevant answers and insights to accelerate foundational engineering knowledge, build expertise in various subjects, prepare for career in Engineering.

Knovel also provides tools to bring this content into your workflow, with tables and graphs that allow users to manipulate, analyze, and export data—and an extensive unit conversion tool.

Mechanical Engineering Databases

If you access the databases from off-campus, please read the information about accessing them off-campus.

The Other Databases With Mechanical Engineering Content

If you access the databases from off-campus, please read the information about accessing them off-campus.