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Access Troy campus library databases!

Hartford students now have access to the the Troy campus library's databases. You can access the Folsom Library resources at this link: If you are accessing remotely, just enter your RPI id and password.

Please note that the links below are gradually being changed to take you directly to Folsom Library databases. 


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    • EBSCOhost
      Links to all databases provided by EBSCOhost
    • EconLit (ProQuest)  
      An expanded version of the Journal of Economic Literature (JEL) indexes of journals, books, and dissertations, EconLit covers economic theory and application.
    • EDGAR  
      Financial reports and filings submitted by US publicly traded companies to the US Securities and Exchange Commission. Includes press releases, quarterly (10-Q) and annual (10-K) reports, insider trading reports, and more. 10-K reports give very detailed information about a company's products, businesses, operations, competitors, and markets.
    • efunda (Engineering Fundamentals)
      Collection of basic reference information including formulas, materials & design info, units, formulas, & math
    • Electronic Library of Mathematics  
      Online journals, article collections, and books in mathematics
    • Encyclopedia of Energy Engineering and Technology  
      Renewable and alternative energy sources, global climate change and carbon control, sustainable buildings and green development and more...
    • Engineered Materials Abstracts (ProQuest)  
      Abstracts on research, manufacturing practices, properties & applications of materials
    • Engineering Collection (ProQuest)  
      Engineering related full-text articles, millions of figures and tables within articles, & all bibliographic records from the Engineering Research Database
    • Engineering Village  
      Abstracts from Compendex, and also includes the electronic version of Engineering Index, with links to full text articles, patents, standards and handbooks in scientific, applied science, technical and engineering disciplines.
    • ENGnetBASE  
      eBook collection of latest handbooks in civil, mechanical, and electrical engineering
    • Environment Abstracts (ProQuest)  
      All aspects of impact of people and technology on the environment and effectiveness of remedial policies and technologies.
    • ERIC  
      From the US Dept of Education. Abstracts on educational topics. Full text non-journal documents from 1993 on
    • Espacenet  
      International patents with information about inventions and technical developments from 1836 on
    • ETDEWEB  
      World Energy Database energy R&D; energy policy and planning; basic sciences and materials research; environmental impact of energy production and use, including climate change; energy conservation; nuclear; coal and fossil fuels; renewable energy technologies and more.


    • FDSYS: Federal Digital System  
      Free online access to official publications from all branches of US Federal Government
    • FedStats  
      Official statistics from more than 100 Federal Government agencies. Includes data and trend information on economic and population trends, crime, education, health care, aviation safety, energy use, farm production and more
    • First Industry Research Profiles (ProQuest)  
      Industry overviews with snapshots that include recent developments, business challenges, trends & opportunities, insight from executives, financial information, forecasts and ratings. Also, industry profiles for North American states and provinces.
    • FPO  
      U.S. and European patent registrations. Patents in PDF format; hyperlinked classification searching.
      Financial Times link to public web site. RPI Hartford community, please contact library to access additional content.
    • Google Books Mobile
      Previews & full text of some e-books
    • Google Patents  
      U.S. patents 1790 to the present; can scroll and zoom in on text and illustrations
    • Google Scholar  
      Scholarly literature from the Web, including peer-reviewed papers, theses, books, preprints, abstracts and technical reports on all topic areas. Articles from academic publishers, professional societies, prepublication repositories and universities
    • GPO Catalog of US Government Publications  
      Indexes electronic and print publications from the legislative, executive, and judicial branches of the U.S. government
    • GreenFILE  
      Covers all aspects of human impact to the environment. Scholarly, government & general-interest titles cover global warming, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, & more.



    • Knovel  
      Offers science and engineering handbooks and databases aggregated from international publishers and professional societies. Integrates technical information with analytical and search tools
    • Legal Information Reference Center  
      Consumer legal reference books, publications & legal forms. State-specific legal forms – including Adoption, Bankruptcy, Name Changes and more.
    • LexisNexis Academic  
      Business, company, executives, news, and legal information
    • LexisNexis Academic Mobile
      LexisNexis Academic for mobile devices
    • Library Catalog  
      Index to RPI Hartford collection including thesis records, links to e-books, online journals, and print materials.
    • LISTA  
      Librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management and more.
    • MainFile  
      Academic and general interest subject areas. Includes magazines, journals, newspapers and newswires, and reference books and encyclopedias.
    • MasterFILE Premier  
      Includes Consumer Reports. Magazines, reference books, primary source documents, and an Image Collection with photos, maps & flags.
    • Materials Business File (ProQuest)  
      Industry news, international trade data, government regulations & management issues related to metals and materials industries
    • Materials Science Collection (ProQuest)
      Includes Aluminium Industry Abstracts‎, Ceramic Abstracts‎, Copper Technical Reference Library‎, Corrosion Abstracts, Engineered Materials Abstracts‎
    • MedlinePlus  
      National Institutes of Health's Web site. Information about diseases, conditions, & wellness issues in easy to understand language
    • MedlinePlus Mobile
    • Mergent Online  
      U.S. & international company data, global company financials, D&B private company database, annual reports, executive profiles, Mergent Equity Research Reports, industry reports, global equity pricing data
    • METADEX (ProQuest)  
      Information on metals and alloys: properties, manufacturing, applications, & development.
    • Morningstar Investment Research Center  
      Real-time access to comprehensive data & independent analysis on mutual funds, stocks, exchange-traded funds, & closed-end funds



    • Regional Business News
      Regional Business News for mobile devices
    • Science  
      A family of web sites including full text of Science Magazine, Science Express with hot research ahead of print publication; ScienceNOW breaking science news; Science Signaling with information on cellular signal transactions; Science Translational Medicine focusing on practical medical advances in translational medicine; info on science jobs, funding, & career building
      Gateway to government science information and research and over 2100 scientific web sites
    • ScienceDirect  
      Scientific, technical and management information from Elsevier Science journals and other important publishers
    • ScienceDirect Mobile
      ScienceDirect for iPhone, iPad, Android
    • SciTech Connect  
      Technical reports, bibliographic citations, journal articles, conference papers, books, multimedia, and data information from the U.S. Department of Energy
    • SPIE Digital Library  
      Proceedings, journals, and eBooks related to optics & photonics applied research from the International Society for Optics and Photonics
    • SSRN (Social Science Research Network)  
      Subject areas include accounting, economics, entrepreneurship, finance, innovation, management, sustainability, and more. Abstracts of scholarly working papers and forthcoming papers & full text electronic paper collection
    • Standard & Poor's NetAdvantage  
      Business and investment information including industry surveys, stock reports, corporation records, The Outlook, mutual fund reports and more
    • Technology Collection (ProQuest)
      Technology and applied science, including materials science, aerospace engineering, mechanical engineering, civil engineering, condensed matter physics, computer science and electronic engineering
    • TechXtra  
      Articles, key websites, books, latest industry news, job announcements, ejournals, eprints, technical reports, latest research, thesis & dissertations in Engineering, Mathematics, and Computing
    • ThomasNet
      Product search and contact information for thousands of U.S. manufacturers.
    • TOXNET
      Cluster of databases on toxicology, hazardous chemicals, & related areas from the National Library of Medicine
    • TRAIL (Technical Report Archive and Image Library)  
      Collaborative project to digitize, archive, & provide persistent & unrestricted access to federal technical reports issued prior to 1975
    • TRID  
      From the Transportation Research Board of the National Academy of Sciences, indexes transportation literature



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