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Society Papers in the CEAS Library

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Society Papers in the CEAS Library

Note: Additional papers from engineering societies may be listed on the Proceedings Online page. 

American Helicopter Society (AHS)

  • Indexed in COMPENDEX and the Aerospace Database.
  • Selected papers 1953 through 1993 in the CEAS Library.
  • Papers from 2000 through 2015 published in AHS Annual Forum (TL716.A1 A52).

American Institute for Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA)

American Rocket Society (ARS)

  • Indexed in COMPENDEX
  • Selected papers from 1949 through 1961 in the CEAS Library.

American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)

American Society of Lubrication Engineers (ASLE) (1958-1987)  (Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers (STLE) 1988-present)

  • Indexed in COMPENDEX,
  • Many conference papers 1958-  are published online in the ASLE/Tribology Transactions
  • Also selected conference papers 1956-1983 the CEAS Library collection.
  • Also check annual conference proceedings owned by the CEAS Library.

American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) 

  • Some papers are published as part of the society journals. This is noted when the papers are referenced in COMPENDEX.
  • Check COMPENDEX for name of conference then the UC Library or OHIOLINK catalogs to determine if the conference can be obtained.
  • The CEAS Library has a large collection of selected individual ASME papers from 1945-2001.
  • Recent selected conferences through 2010 are in the CEAS Library collection.
  • If not available, please request through Interlibrary Loan (ILLiad).

Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)

  • Indexed in COMPENDEX and INSPEC.
  • Full-text is available for most IEEE conference papers (1988- ) in the IEEE Xplore database
  • Pre-1988 papers may be found in selected IEEE conferences purchased in print or in microfiche # 64
  • AIEE papers from 1955-1961 on the upper level of CEAS Library

Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET)

  • Indexed in COMPENDEX and INSPEC.
  • Full-text is available for most IET conference papers from 1988 to the present in the IEEE Xplore database

Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) 

  • Indexed (through 2005) in the SAE Publications & Standards Database located on CEAS Library CDROM station # 1.
  • Some papers are published as part of the SAE Transactions (the SAE journals) (TL1.S6). Library has through 2008. Check the Annual Index.
  • The CEAS Library has the papers from 1987 through 1995 on microfiche and also selected papers between 1943 and 1987 and after 1995.
  • Some papers are contained in the SAE Special Publications (SP) (catalogued in the UC Library or OhioLINK catalogs).
  • Other papers can be ordered through Interlibrary Loan (ILLiad).

Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME) 

  • Check COMPENDEX to obtain the paper number
  • The CEAS Library has from selected papers from 1974-1977 and from 1979-2011 on in microfiche (microfiche collection #65). The microfiche are filed by section and then by paper number. A title search in the UC Library Catalog, under "SME Technical Paper", will retrieve a listing of the individual SME papers held by the CEAS Library.

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