ACM Digital Library [Association for Computing Machinery]

Mostly full-text. Contains every article published by ACM. There are two distinct collections: The ACM Guide to Computing Literature, which contains bibliographic citations only, and the full-text Publications from ACM and Affiliated Organizations. Mobile ACM app available.

Note: Kettering has citation-only access to conference proceedings from ACM. Use “Refine” feature to limit results and not include Proceedings.
Subjects: Computer Science, Information Technology
Info Type: scholarly articles, newsletters, transactions, magazines, conference papers, audio & video recordings

American Chemical Society Publications acs mobile app
Full text. Comprehensive collection of journals in the chemical and related sciences. Includes access to about 40 journals published by the American Chemical Society. Mobile ACS app available.
Subjects: Biochemistry, Chemistry, Microbiology, Energy, Food Science, Materials Science, Nanoscience, Pharmacology
Info Type: scholarly articles, ebooks, magazine articles

Applied Optics
Full text. Peer-reviewed scientific journal of the Optical Society of America. Articles are related to applications-centered research in optics, photonics, imaging, and sensing.
Subjects: Optics Technology, Lasers, Information Processing
Info Type: scholarly articles

Full text. An archive of over half a million electronic preprints of scientific papers in the fields of mathematics, physics, astronomy, computer science, quantitative biology, statistics, and quantitative finance. 
Subjects: Physics, Astronomy, Computer Science, Quantitative Biology,
Mathematics & Statistics
Info Type: preprint scholarly articles

ASME Digital Collection [American Society of Mechanical Engineers]
Full text. A collection of materials from ASME including their 23 Transaction Journals [1990-present], ASME Press ebooks, and citation-only Conference Proceedings from 2002 to the present.
Subjects: Mechanical Engineering, Aerospace, Automotive Systems, CAD [computer-aided design], Defense, Energy, Nanotechnology, Robotics, Tribology
Info Type: scholarly articles, conference proceedings, ebooks
ASME Boiler & Pressure Vessel Codes are in physical form in the library in REF TJ 290.
ASME Technical Papers from 1965-1990 are housed in the NE corner file cabinets and can be looked up in the library’s catalog by paper number.

Business Collection
Full text. Analyze company performance and activity, industry events and trends as well as the latest in management, economics and politics. Available to search by ticker symbol or SIC Description [Standard Industrial Classification].
Subjects: Business
Info Type: scholarly articles, news articles, investment reports, company directory listings

Business Insights: Essentials
Mostly full text. Detailed company and business industry news and information.
Subject: Business
Info Type: company histories, industry overviews, SWOT reports, market research, journal  articles, chronologies, videos 

CAMIO [Catalog of Art Museum Images Online]
A growing online collection documenting works of art from around the world, representing the collections of prominent museums. CAMIO highlights the creative output of cultures around the world, from prehistoric to contemporary times, and covering the complete range of expressive forms. Provided by OCLC.
Subject: Art
Info Type: photographs of art 

Chemical & Engineering News 
Full text. Weekly magazine published by the American Chemical Society that covers science and technology, business and industry, policy, education, and employment aspects of the chemistry field. Search using "Advanced Search" only. Mobile ACS app available. [1998-present]
Note: C&EN Archives [1923-2010] accessible by clicking C&EN Archives>More C&EN Archives and using the yellow search box in the upper right corner.
Subjects: Chemistry, Chemical Engineering 
Info Type: magazine articles

Chilton Library
Full text. Chilton Library represents the most authoritative automotive repair information available to car owners.
Note: Does not work on Mac OS Safari browser. Mac users are encouraged to use Chrome or Firefox.
Subjects: Automotive Repair & Maintenance
Info Type: Technical Service Bulletins (TSBs), wiring diagrams, recalls, instructions, diagnostics, photographs

CollegeSource Online
Full text. A database of over 70,000 digital college catalogs, institution profiles, transcript keys, and course descriptions.
Subject: Education
Info Type: college catalogs

Computer Database
Mostly full text. Articles from journals, trade magazines and popular computing magazines. Able to limit to full-text results.
Subjects: Computing, Information technology, Telecommunications
Info Type: scholarly articles, magazines, newspapers, images, video

CRCnetBASE eBooks
Mostly full text. The latest ebooks and handbooks in all areas of engineering & the sciences. Check the box “Full Access Content Only” at the top to limit to full-text results. Provided by CRC Press [Chemical Rubber Company] 
Subjects: Engineering, Chemistry, Biomedical Science, Computers, Physics, Food Science, Energy, Business
Info Type: ebooks, handbooks

Digital Thesis Archive
Digitized theses from Kettering students, covering all majors. [2003-present. Ask a librarian for earlier requests.] 
Notes: Off campus access available through KU Cloud. If the thesis is marked confidential by the employer it may not be visible.
Info Type: scholarly thesis papers

Engineering VillageCompendex
Citations/abstracts only (no full text) with article linker to full text within Kettering’s subscribed content. A vast, comprehensive database of scientific and technical engineering research covering all engineering disciplines. Best engineering database. 
Subjects: Nuclear Technology, Transportation, Civil & Materials Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Bioengineering, Mechanical & Automotive Engineering
Info Typescholarly articles, citations, abstracts, technical reports, conference proceedings, dissertations, books, monographs

Engineering VillageINSPEC
Citations only (no full text) with article linker to full text within Kettering’s subscribed content. 9 million+ bibliographic records from journals and conference proceedings in the areas of electrical engineering, physics and computer science. Produced by IET [Institution of Engineering & Technology] 
Subjects: Physics, Electrical Engineering, Computing & Control, Information Technology, Manufacturing, Production, Mechanical Engineering, Chemistry
Info Type: scholarly articles, citations, abstracts, conference proceedings & papers

ERIC [Educational Resources Information Center]
Mostly full text. Articles and citations in education with the purpose of improving practice in learning, teaching, educational decision-making and research. Able to limit to full text. From the US Dept of Education. [1967-present]
Note: Journal articles have identification numbers that begin with EJ, unpublished documents such as lesson plans and convention papers have numbers that begin with ED (e.g. ED406543).
Subjects: Education
Info Type: scholarly articles, conference papers, policy papers, technical reports

Expanded Academic
Mostly full text. Magazine, newspaper and journal articles appropriate to university-level research. 24 million+ articles, able to limit to full text and peer-reviewed results.  [1980-present]
Subjects: General—Arts & Humanities, Social Sciences, Physical Sciences & Technology
Info Type: scholarly articles, magazine & newspaper articles, ebooks, images, video

FDSys [Federal Digital System]
Full text. Free access to official publications from all three branches of the Federal Government, which include Congressional, Presidential and Federal agency materials. From GPO [US Government Printing Office]
Subjects: Government, Congressional, Presidential, Federal agency materials
Info Type: US government publications

Full Text Electronic Journals
Full text. A searchable title list of all full text online journals available at Kettering University. Where to search if Kettering subscribes to the full text content of a specific journal, or to browse our full text offerings.

Gale Virtual Reference Library
Full text. A database of encyclopedias and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research.
Subjects: General—Arts, Business, History, Law, Religion, Social Sciences & Physical Sciences
Info Type: brief reference articles, ebooks

General OneFile & Academic OneFile
Mostly full text. A one-stop source for news, periodical, and scholarly articles on a wide range of topics in the humanities and sciences. Able to limit to full text and peer-reviewed results. [1980-present]
Subjects: General—Arts & Humanities, Social Sciences, Physical Sciences & Technology
Info Type: scholarly articles, magazine & newspaper articles, ebooks, images, video & audio

General Reference Center Gold
Mostly full text. Provides access to general interest magazines, reference books, maps, historical images and newspapers. 80 million+ entries. Able to limit to full text and peer-reviewed results. [1980-present]
Subjects: General—Arts & Humanities, Social Sciences, Physical Sciences & Technology
Info Type: scholarly articles, magazine & newspaper articles, ebooks, images, video & audio

Google Scholar
Some full text. A simple way to broadly search for scholarly literature, including articles, theses, books, abstracts and court opinions, from academic publishers, professional societies, online repositories, and universities.
Note: In Settings > Library Links there is the ability to add “Kettering University” so if we have the full text you’ll be able to click through to our holdings.
Subjects: all
Info Type: scholarly articles, theses, books, research reports, conference proceedings, citations


Full text of Harper’s Weekly, a leading American illustrated newspaper, from 1857-1889.
SubjectsHistory, Women’s Studies, Literature
Info Type: magazine articles, primary sources, fiction, illustrations

HathiTrust Digital Library
Some full text. A digital repository with 10 million+ volumes. Created for the purpose of preserving the cultural record, and encompasses every subject from the Arts & Humanities to the Social & Physical Sciences, in many languages and from around the world. Able to limit to full text. [1500-present]
Info Type: books & ebooks, historical documents, primary sources, manuscripts, maps & visual materials

Health + Wellness Resources
Mostly full text. Access to trusted medical reference materials.
Subjects: Medicine, Health, Disease, Drugs, Alternative Medicine
Info Type: scholarly articles, magazine articles, reference book entries, medical dictionary, pamphlets,  videos

Health Reference Center Academic 
Mostly full text. Access to nursing and allied health journals, professional and personal health magazines, and reference sources. 
13 million+ articles, able to limit to full-text and peer-reviewed results. [1980-present]
Subjects: Medicine, Health, Disease, Drugs, Alternative Medicine
Info Type: scholarly articles, magazine & newspaper articles, reference book entries 

IEEE Xplore [Institute of Electrical + Electronics Engineers]
Full text. Scientific and technical content published by IEEE and its publishing partners. [1998-present] 
Subjects: Engineering, Aerospace, Communication, Networking, Broadcasting, Circuits, Computing & Processing, Robotics, Transportation, Photonics & Electro-optics, Electromagnets
Info Type: scholarly articles, conference papers, books, eBooks, magazine articles  

InfoTrac Newsstand 
Full text.  More than 1,000 newspapers from around the country and the world. 124+ million articles.
Subject: Current Events
Info Type: newspaper articles

Full text. Search interface for access to over 60 peer-reviewed journals in the physical sciences. IOPscience Express mobile app available. 
Subjects: Physics, Environmental & Earth Science, Fluid Dynamics, Nuclear Fusion, Astrophysics, Quantum Electronics
Info Type: scholarly articles 


Job & Career Accelerator 
This innovative job hunting system enables users to explore, over 1,000 different occupations and match interests and skills with the career that is best. Allows searches for over five million recent local and national job postings.
: Employment
Info Type
: job postings

Full text. Top-tier humanities database. 
Subjects: Language & Literature
Info Type: scholarly articles

Kettering University Archives
Located on KU’s campus, the Archives include memorabilia dedicated to the history of Kettering/GMI, the auto industry, and the city of Flint.
Subjects: Kettering University, Automotive History & Industry, Flint Michigan
Info Type:books, photographs, films, advertisements, memorabilia

Knovel Science & Engineering Datasets
Full text. A searchable database of handbooks, datasets and reference sources in science, technology and engineering. 
Subjects: Engineering (Civil, Coastal, Materials), Tribology, Welding, Math, Numerical Analysis, Chemistry
Info Type: ebooks, datasets, critical tables (eg. Boiling Points of Aqueous Solutions), manuals, Mathcad worksheets, physical tables

LearningExpress Library 
Interactive online learning platform of academic and licensing/certification practice tests. 
Subjects: ACT/SAT, GMAT, GRE, LSAT, MCAT, TOEFL, PSAT/NMSQT, CLEP, Math Skills, Vocabulary, Spelling, Grammar
Info Type: online practice tests, online mini-courses 

Mostly full text. Access to more than 1,400 titles including major law reviews, legal newspapers, bar association journals and international legal journals. Able to limit to full text and peer-reviewed results. [1980-present]
Subjects: US Law, International Law, Human Rights, Civil Rights
Info Type: scholarly articles, law review articles, magazine & newspaper articles, images & video

Mango Languages
Real-life situations and actual conversations are used to learn a new language. You’ll learn grammar, phrases and their use in practical situations. Learning through foreign films now included. App available.
Subjects: Language Learning, English as a Second Language
Info Type: tutorials, language courses, video & audio 

Marquis Who’s Who
Full text. Comprehensive biographic profiles on over 1.5 million of the most accomplished individuals from all fields of endeavor including government, business, science and technology, the arts, entertainment and sports. 
Subject: Biographies
Info Type: short articles 

MathSciNet [American Mathematical Society]
Mostly full-text. Contains items published in the mathematical sciences worldwide. Full text is available through “Article” link below each result. [1940-present] 
Subjects: Mathematics
Info Type: scholarly articles 

Full text. Authoritative health and medical information. From the National Library of Medicine. 
Subjects: Health, Medicine, Nursing, Dentistry, Drug Information
Info Type: scholarly articles, encyclopedia & dictionary entries, interactive tutorials 

MeL eBook Collection [Michigan e-Library]
Full text. Over 20,000 ebooks available on all topics. 
Subjects: General—Arts & Humanities, Social Sciences, Physical Sciences, Technology, Foreign Languages
Info Type: ebooks 

Michigan Authors & Illustrators 
Full text. Searchable database of Michigan authors and illustrators, providing biographical and contact information. 
Subjects: Literature
Info Type: biographies, contact information 

Michigana Historical Archive 
Full text. A digital archive of Michigan history including primary sources such as personal narratives, pamphlets, and speeches. 
Subjects: Michigan History
Info Type: memoirs, pamphlets, political speeches, sermons, songs, legal treatises 


New York Times 
Full text. All the news that’s fit to print. [1985-present] 
Subjects: Current Events
Info Type: newspaper articles

OAIster [Open Archives Initiative]
Full-text. Compilation of 23+ million open access records from multidisciplinary resources from around the world. [1890-present] 
Subjects: General—Arts & Humanities, Social Sciences, Physical Sciences & Technology
Info Type: scholarly articles, archival materials, books & ebooks, multimedia resources

OCLC FirstSearch [Online Computer Library Center]
Some full text. A collection of cross-searchable research databases (Medline, OAIster, & ERIC) as well as databases of conference proceedings, dissertations, government publications, scholarly articles & Latin American journals.

Subjects: General—also Latin American Journals, Education, Medicine, Open Access
Info Type: scholarly articles, citations, dissertations & theses, catalogs, conference proceedings


Full textFeatures contextual information and opinions on hundreds of today’s top social issues.
Subjects: Current Events, Social Issues
Info Type: scholarly articles, viewpoint articles, magazine & newspapers, statistics, images & audio, legal & legislative documents

Mostly full text. Aggregated search of more than 40 individual databases covering all subjects, both scholarly journals and general interest resources. Able to limit to full text results. [Previously named InfoTrac]
Subjects: General—Arts & Humanities, Social Sciences, Physical Sciences & Technology
Info Type: scholarly articles, magazine & newspaper articles, images, videos, podcasts

ProQuest Global 
Some full text. Key source for business and social sciences. 2+ million bibliographic references. Wall Street Journal [2010-present] and Lansing State Journal access. [Previously ProQuest ABI/INFORM Global]
Subjects: Business, Economics, Anthropology, Political Science, Sociology
Info Type: scholarly articles, citations, abstracts, ebooks, conference proceedings

SAE Digital Library 
Some full text. Technical papers, standards and ebooks published by SAE International. Able to limit to full text. [1998-present]
Subjects: Aerospace, Automotive Engineering, Tribology
Info Type: SAE Ground Vehicle Standards (J-Reports), Aerospace Material Specifications (AMS), Aerospace Standards (AS), scholarly articles, magazines & ebooks

Some full text. Leading database for journal articles and ebooks in science, engineering, and medical literature. No current way to limit to full text. [1823-present] “ScienceDirect” app available on iOS & android.
Subjects: Biochem & Chemistry, Computers, Engineering, Math, Physics, Medicine, Genetics, Biology, Neuroscience
Info Type: scholarly articles, ebooks, handbooks, reference works

Scientific American
Full text for issues 1993-present. Monthly periodical. The leading source for science, technology and policy for a general audience.
Subjects: Biology, Chemistry, Astronomy, Medicine, Environment, Physics, Anthropology & Culture, Engineering, Technology
Info Typemagazine articles

Small Business Resources 
Full text. Learn how to start, finance, or manage your small business.
Subjects: Business, Entrepreneurship
Info Type: journal articles, business plans, directories

Web of Science 

Citations only (no full text) with article linker to full text within Kettering’s subscribed content. Access to the world’s leading scholarly literature in the sciences, with complete cited reference searching and citation mapping.
Subjects: Sciences—Materials, Chemistry, Physics, Neuro, Medicine, Engineering, Geosciences, Math, Computers, Energy, Biology, Food Science, Veterinary, Information Science, Management, Astronomy, Psychiatry, Optics
Info Type: citations & abstracts, scholarly articles, conference papers

Worldwide catalog of library holdings. Search for books, music and videos and WorldCat lets you find that item and locate a library near you that has it. If Kettering doesn’t hold the book we can usually obtain it for you through Interlibrary Loan.
Info Type: book information, library holdings