Materials science

Compilation of new acquisitions and electronic resources on the subject of materials science

New acquisitions

List of titles on the subject (last and current month)


List of titles on the subject

Digital textbooks

List of titles on the subject


A selection of the main databases

  • ProQuest Materials Science Collection (external link) – Most comprehensive database with a focus on materials science, comprises several sub databases and covers mainly the areas metals and alloys, ceramics and corrosion, includes also conference proceedings and further literature in addition to journal articles – Further information
  • Web of Science (external link) – Interdisciplinary database including the Derwent Innovations Index (patents), Web of Science Core Collection (journal articles), Science Citation Index and Journal Citation Reports 
  • Scopus (external link) – Interdisciplinary, the most comprehensive bibliographic database with respect to number of journals covered, particular focus on non-anglophone literature, enables citation analyses and includes unique author-ID's – Further information
  • Compendex (external link) – Covers a wide range of subjects, journal articles and conference proceedings from over 190 engineering disciplines – Further information
  • Espacenet (external link) – Database of the European Patent Office, access to the full text of international patents from 63 countries –Further information

Additional databases

Reference works

Selection of the main reference works

Additional reference works

Specialist information

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Subject specialist for materials science
Dr. Ulrich Fischer
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Ulrich Fischer

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