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Materials Engineering

Library resources for materials information and tips for getting started on your research.

Chemical and Material Data & Properties

Knovel - A collection of engineering handbooks and references sources in the following subject areas: civil engineering & construction materials, electrical & power engineering, mechanics & mechanical engineering. Features include full text searching and interactive tables and graphs. 

CAMEO Chemcials (
Chemical and physical property data compiled by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

Chemistry WebBook ( 
Chemical and physical property data compiled by NIST under the Standard Reference Data Program.

PubChem Project (
Hosted by the National Institutes of Health. Provides incredible wealth of information on the material. Results include safety/toxicity, literature links, physical data, and more.

Material property data on over 28,000 metals, plastics, ceramics, and composites.