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Aerospace Resources - Quick start in aeronautics and astronautics.

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For research discovery: Easily search multiple disciplines and time spans, refine and analyze results. Includes Science Citation Index (who is citing your papers) and h-index (impact of your papers).

URL for trial access: You must be connected to the Ames network (either via desktop or VPN laptop).

Trial ends Nov 28, 2014. Send feedback.

NEW - Encyclopedia of Aerospace Engineering

Encyclopedia of Aerospace Engineering is now available. Its purchase was enabled by Ames Fellow funding of Wayne Johnson. Thank you, Wayne!

Topics covered include mechanics, propulsion, guidance and control, electronics and instrumentation, communications, systems engineering, material science, fabrication and manufacturing, environmental science, noise and emissions.

You must be connected to the Ames network (either via desktop or VPN laptop) to access the full text of the encyclopedia articles.

NEW TRIAL - Applied Physics Reviews

Applied Physics Reviews offers researchers a larger selection of high-quality, cutting-edge reviews:   

  • Regular reviews: Comprehensive reviews covering established areas in depth
  • Focused reviews: Concise reviews covering new and emerging areas of science
For a limited time Ames users can download full text articles from this journal. You must be connected to the Ames network (either via desktop or VPN laptop).

Trial ends Dec 31, 2015. Send feedback.

NEW TRIAL - ScienceDirect Backfiles Collections

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Now available for a free trial. 

Elsevier’s ScienceDirect is a full-text scientific database offering journal articles from more than 2,500 journals. The NASA Libraries are participating in a proof-of-concept trial to access all of the ScienceDirect Backfile Collections (pre-1995) that have been purchased by one or more of the Center Libraries. The following Backfile Collections are now also available at Ames:
  • Engineering  and Technology – 164 journals back to 1826
  • Physics General  – 79 journals back to 1934
  • Materials Science – 108 journals back to 1946
  • Computer Science – 128 journals back to 1957
  • Mathematics – 63 journals back 1826
  • High Energy/Nuclear Physics and Astronomy – 38 journals back to 1955
  • Chemistry Collection – 104 journals back to 1939
The Backfiles Collections lists, showing the specific journals with date ranges, can be found at the bottom of this ScienceDirect information page.

To access the free trial, you must be connected to the Ames network (either via desktop or VPN laptop) when using the journals in ScienceDirect.
Trial ends December 31, 2014. Send feedback.

Aerospace Medical Association (ASMA) archives  now available online

ASMA Online Library contains the Archives of the Aerospace Medical Association Journals:

  • Journal of Aviation Medicine (1930-1959)
  • Aerospace Medicine (1960-1974)
  • Aviation, Space, & Environmental Medicine (1975-2007)
To access these journals, search for the journal links on the Ames Library web site. You must be connected to the Ames network (either via desktop or VPN laptop), plus you must also enter the login/password provided by ASMA.

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