Web Resources

Subject search engines

BASEBielefeld Academic Search Engine
Google BooksSearch content of monographs
Google Scholar

Search for scientific papers using a Google tool.

How to google!
Merck Performance Materials

Market-leading products and chemical database from Merck
Microsoft Academic SearchSearch for scientific papers using a Microsoft tool
Creative Commons Search
Provides access to search services provided by other independent organizations
WorldWideScienceTransnational scientific portal

Meta search engines

MetaGerMeta search engine from Hannover university

Portals

SlideShare

Share and archive presentations
EDU - YouTubevideo portal ("education" category)

Online Dissertations

Dissertation Express An UMI database (about millions of dissertations), actually for ordering dissertations, but absolutely usable for research!

Patents

DepatisNet (German only)Patent search via German Patent and Trade Mark Office

Standards
Please order via the library.

StandardsTechnical information by Information Handling Services