Technology Databases

Applied Science & Technology Full Text (CPL Cardholders)

This database features full text, graphs, charts, diagrams, photos, and illustrations that convey an abundance of data in scientific and technical articles, featuring high quality abstracts and indexing of over 750 periodicals as far back as 1983, over half of which are peer-reviewed. Full text of articles from over 180 journals as far back as 1997, covering subjects including Acoustics, Aeronautics, Applied Mathematics, Artificial Intelligence, Engineering, Communication & Information Technology, Computer Databases & Software, Biomedical Materials, Energy Resources & Research, Fire Prevention,Food Industry, Geology, Machinery, Oceanography, Petroleum & Gas, Physics, Robotics, Space Science.

Charleston Advisor (CPL Cardholders)

A website which posts online all reviews of electronic resources which are published in the print version of TCA. Each electronic resource receives a composite score based on four elements: Content, Searchability, Pricing, and Contract Options. A narrative description of the product and its content; an examination of the resource’s strengths and weakness; and citations for other reviews of the product are provided. Note: Although the site may display an option for username/password, they are not necessary for using this resource.

Chilton Library

Get the detailed information you need to tackle vehicle maintenance and repairs. Some of Chilton Library’s more popular features include: maintenance and specification tables that provide the unique data you need for each specific vehicle; step-by-step service and repair procedures, and labor estimating tool to help you confidently determine your next move; vacuum diagrams to simplify troubleshooting; wiring diagrams to help explain system operation; and close-up photographs and illustrations for visual support

Computer and Information Systems Abstracts (CPL Cardholders)

(1981 – current) This database is a comprehensive index to world literature on computers and software, including software engineering, artificial intelligence, mathematical modeling and computer simulation, Internet applications, e-commerce, multimedia information systems, user interfaces and information systems in such applications as library science, health care and engineering.

Computer Source

Computer Source provides researchers with the latest information and current trends in high technology. This database offers full text for nearly 300 publications and indexing and abstracts for nearly 450 publications.

SAMS Technical Publishing (CPL Cardholders)

SAMS contains original technical manuals for a wide range of consumer products back to 1946. Use it for instructions and illustrations in repairing specific brands and models of radios, VCRs, cameras, clocks, etc.

Technology – Gale Reference Ebooks (CPL Cardholders)

Gale Reference Ebooks (formerly Gale Virtual Reference Library) is a database of eReference titles that includes encyclopedias, almanacs, and specialized reference sources. This collection spans topics within the subject of technology.