Resources

Patent Database Strength

Paid Patent Databases
  • thomson innovation
  • delphion
  • orbit
  • total patent
  • stn
  • scifinder
Free Patent Databases
  • uspto
  • cnpat
  • espacenet
  • pat(patents abstracts of japan)
  • kipris (korean patent office)
  • tipo (taiwan patent office website)
  • google patents

Non-Patent Database Strength

  • ACM
  • IEEE Xplore
  • IP.com
  • Global Spec
  • STN
  • Engineering Village
  • Delphion Patent Search- for non Patent
  • Citeseer
  • ThomasNet
  • Google Scholar
  • Google Book Search
  • American Petroleum Institute Issues and Research Papers
  • EPRI Energy Search
  • Scirus
  • Alternative fuels data centre (AFDC)
  • Administration
  • NREL Photographic Information Exchange (images)
  • Cambridge Scientific ABstracts (CSA)
  • Engineered MAterials Abstracts
  • Environmental Engineering Abstracts
  • Elsevier Current Research in Biology and Bioscience
  • Health and Safety Science Abstracts
  • Effect of drugs & other chemicals
  • Byte Magazine
  • CNET
  • MacWorld
  • PC World
  • Wired
  • IBM Technical Disclosure
  • Internet Archives
  • Datamation
  • Dialog
  • Product Journal Search
  • Wayback Machine
  • Bioenergy Information Network
  • FindArticles.com
  • Science Direct
  • Energy information Aministration Website
  • International Energy Agency (IEA)
  • DOE Fossil Energy Information
  • Various Industry Standards
  • Website and Blogs of lead assignees
  • Rubber, Plastics, Adhesives, and Polymeric Composites
  • Information Service for Physics, Electronics, and Computing
  • CSA Life Sciences Collection
  • Registry of Toxic Effects of Chemical Substances
  • Environmental Literature