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MS in Engineering Management (MSEM): Engineering


Engineering:  Industry Databases


BCC Research
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Geography: Global

In depth market research reports on several emerging high-tech industries, including engineering. 


Frost & Sullivan
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Geography: Global (limited)

HTML-only industry research reports that integrate seven perspectives (competitive intensity, customer dynamics, industry convergence, disruptive technologies, global mega trends, new business models, and emerging markets) into a complete, overall view of the factors that impact covered industries.


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Geography: US

Industry research reports of 30-40 pages on over 700 U.S. industries, including many which touch upon all types of engineering.  


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Geography: US & Global

Especially useful for finding up-and-coming companies in emerging industries.  Data and research covering the private investment market, including venture capital, private equity, and M&A transactions. Information on companies, deals, investors, and funds.
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MarketLine Advantage
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Geography: Global

Domestic and international industry profiles and company profiles throughout many fields involving engineering.


Plunketts Research Online
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Geography: US

Market research, industry statistics, trends, and in-depth analysis of top companies. 


Engineering:  Academic and Trade Articles


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Geography: Global

Citations with abstracts to worldwide literature in engineering and technology, excluding patents.


Derwent Innovations Index
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Geography: Global

Within the Web of Science database. 20 million+ patents worldwide from 1963 in three sections: chemical, electronic and electrical engineering, and mechanical engineering.


Science Direct
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Geography: Global

Scientific research that contains abstracts, tables of contents, and full text of articles in the sciences, technology, medicine and social sciences.


Web of Science
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Geography: Global

Index for finding scholarly articles in the sciences, technology, medicine, social sciences, and humanities. 


Access: Public
Geography: US

The primary search tool for Department of Energy (DOE) funded science, technology, and engineering research and development (R&D) results, and the organizational hub for information about the DOE Office of Scientific and Technical Information (OSTI). Makes research results from DOE and predecessor agencies discoverable.  Research results include journal articles/accepted manuscripts and related metadata; scientific research datasets and collections; scientific software; technical reports; patents; conference and workshop papers; and more. 


Business Source Complete
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Geography: Global

Covers virtually all business subjects. Thousands of full-text and bibliographic entries for scholarly business journals. Also includes financial reports, trade publications, news, conference proceedings, industry reports, and market research reports. 


Materials Science & Engineering
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Geography: Global

Includes the renowned METADEX, Copper and Polymer Library databases and provides full-text titles from around the world, including scholarly journals, trade and industry journals, magazines, technical reports, conference proceedings and government publications.

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Authorized Affiliates are users with an active UCInetID and password, i.e. current UCI students, faculty, and staff.


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