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AGRIS (International Information System for the Agricultural Sciences and Technology)

AGRIS provides worldwide bibliographic coverage of agricultural science and technology literature. Developed by the AGRIS Co-ordinating Centre, the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations, AGRIS offers an international perspective on crucial agricultural research. The database coverage is from 1975 till present.

Bielefeld Academic Search Engine

BASE offers an integrated search in heterogeneous scientific resources worldwide.

Database on Indian Economy

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has been, historically, generating and compiling a large volume of data on various aspects of the economy. It has a rich tradition of publishing these data in several of its publications. With time, the scope of data released by the Reserve Bank has enlarged and the manner in which the data were released has changed; from print version to electronic and now through the interactive database across the Internet.

Digital Dissertations

Freely access the most current two years of citations and abstracts in the Dissertation Abstracts database

Digital Library of Mathematics

DOCIS Documents in Computing and Information Science

DoCIS is a service of the rclis digital library. rclis is dedicated to promoting free access to data about documents in computing and library and information science.

HP Labs Technical Reports

This site provides access to technical reports authored by HP researchers. Indexing goes back to 1990, and the site includes mostly full-text materials.

IBM Research: Technical Paper Search

This database provides access to article citations and technical reports authored by the IBM Research community. Indexing goes back to 1987 and includes some full-text materials.

Microsoft Research: Technical Reports

This mostly full-text database provides access to computer science publications, technical reports, and projects authored by Microsoft researchers.

Networked Computer Science Technical Reference Library

The Networked Computer Science Technical Reference Library, or NCSTRL (pronounced "ancestral") is an international collection of computer science technical reports from CS departments and industrial and government research laboratories, made available for non-commercial and educational use.


PubMed, a service of the National Library of Medicine, includes over 14 million citations for biomedical articles back to the 1950's. These citations are from MEDLINE and additional life science journals. PubMed includes links to many sites providing full text articles and other related resources.

Scientific Conferences

From here you can simultaneously query any or all of the listed organizations and collections for scientific and technical conference proceedings or papers. Simply enter your search term(s) in the "Search" box, check one or more of the listed sites (or check "Select All"), and click the "Search" button.

ZDNET IT Directory

This site provides a full-text digital library of technical white papers, Webcasts, and case studies on various IT-related topics. The site requires a free registration to view materials.

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