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Materials Science

Getting Started: Key Resources for Materials Science

This Materials Science guide provides links to key information resources and a variety of content including articles, data (properties, crystallography), e-books, as well as encyclopedias and handbooks. Materials science literature areas covered cross various disciplinary areas including: adhesives and epoxies; alloys; biomaterials; ceramics; composites; crystal chemistry; magnetic materials; metals; nanomaterials and nanoparticles; plastics; polymers; superconductors and optical fibres; and more.

Below are key resources to get you started in locating materials science literature.

PLEASE NOTE:  Comprehensive literature searching in Materials Science requires consulting a variety of resources which are listed in the Databases section below. Since materials science is comprised of many distinct areas, you should also explore Related Subject Guides.