Databases for Research

Derwent Innovation

Derwent Innovation brings together the world’s most comprehensive international patent coverage and the industry's powerful intellectual property (IP) analysis tools. It enables you to make more confident IP decisions with the most trusted global patent data, scientific literature and business information, integrated with powerful analytics and easy-to-use workflow tools. The result – see IP as you’ve never seen before and enhance the quality of your IP decisions.

Visit the Serials Section or look for the Information Services Librarian in order to gain access.




Scopus is the largest abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature: scientific journals, books and conference proceedings. Delivering a comprehensive overview of the world's research output in the fields of science, technology, medicine, social sciences, and arts and humanities, Scopus features smart tools to track, analyze and visualize research.

Scopus is accessible within the UP System and through the Remote Access Portal .




Knovel offers validated content, optimized search, and data analysis tools. The library is focused on the engineering community, offering more than 30 subject areas featuring guidance and best practice information on a wide range of topics including material selection and tolerances, environmental impacts, safety and compliance. The library content includes more than 3,500 reference works and databases from more than 90 leading technical publishers and professional societies such as AIAA, AIChE and ASME. Users can find data hidden in tables, graphs, and equations, and they can execute numeric range and multi-variable searches. Knovel’s content includes more than 90,000 interactive tables, equation plotters, charts and graphs that can be manipulated and exported into other tools such as Excel or PTC’s Mathcad.

Knovel is accessible via UP EnggNet and through the Remote Access Portal .

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