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Technical Reports

The Government Information Library has one of the largest collections of government sponsored technical reports in the country. This collection is primarily microfiche. We own most of the reports distributed by the National Technical Information Service (NTIS) between 1963 and 2010.

 

 

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Major Indexes

  • E-print Network is "a gateway to over 13,750 Web sites and databases worldwide, containing e-prints in basic and applied sciences, primarily in physics but also including subject areas such as chemistry, biology and life sciences, materials science, nuclear sciences and engineering, energy research, computer and information technologies, and other disciplines of interest to DOE."
  • National Technical Information Service (NTIS) "is the Federal Government's central source for the sale of scientific, technical, engineering, and related business information produced by or for the U.S. Government and complementary material from international sources." This database contains NTIS publications from 1964 to present. Records include author, title, price, report number, and major subject category. Records do not include abstract. If you find a title you want in this database bring the NTIS order number to the reference desk and we will look for a copy in our collection.
  • Science.gov This database searches across the web sites of over 50 U.S. government agencies. While many of the resources are full-text, please come to the government publications desk for help locating print or microfiche copies of the citations.
  • Subject Guide to Unclassified ASTIA Documents (via HathiTrust). ASTIA is the Armed Services Technical Information Agency. See this document for information regarding the collection and the use this Subject Guide.
  • TRAIL: Technical Report Archive and Image Library A collaborative project to digitize, archive, and provide persistent and unrestricted access to federal technical reports issued prior to 1975.
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US Resources

  • Department of Energy (DOE)
    • SciTech Connect
      Provides bibliographic citations and selected full text for all DOE research from 1940 to the present.
  • Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
    • NSCEP/NEPIS More than 7,000 in stock and 26,000 digital titles are available free of charge to search and retrieve, download, print and/or order from the National Service Center for Environmental Publications (NSCEP).
  • E-print Network is "a gateway to over 13,750 Web sites and databases worldwide, containing e-prints in basic and applied sciences, primarily in physics but also including subject areas such as chemistry, biology and life sciences, materials science, nuclear sciences and engineering, energy research, computer and information technologies, and other disciplines of interest to DOE."
  • Geologic Survey, Publications Warehouse 1882-present
  • National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics (NACA) includes a bibliographic database and full text for selected reports published from 1917-1958. NACA was abolished and its functions were transferred to NASA in 1958.
  • National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Scientific and Technical Information Program provides:

    • NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS) provides access to NASA's technical literature. NTRS also collects scientific and technical information from sites external to NASA to broaden the scope of information available to users.
  • National Academy Press Reading Room: online access to 1,000+ full text publications in science, technology and public policy. National Academy Press is the publisher for the National Academy of Science, the National Academy of Engineering, the Institute of Medicine, and the National Research Council.
  • National Park Service Voyager Database a combined library catalog of many units within the National Park Service. Some bibliographic citations contain links to the full-text materials.
  • National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) provides the full text of safety recommendations, press releases and bibliographic citations for Aviation, Highway, Marine, Pipeline/Hazardous Materials, and Railroad accident reports released through National Technical Information Service (NTIS). These reports are available on microfiche in the CU Government Information Library. In addition, recent reports are available online. Use the Accident Reports menu to locate citations and full text.
  • National Technical Information Service (NTIS) "is the Federal Government's central source for the sale of scientific, technical, engineering, and related business information produced by or for the U.S. Government and complementary material from international sources." This database contains NTIS publications from 1964 to present. Records include author, title, price, report number, and major subject category. Records do not include abstract. If you find a title you want in this database bring the NTIS order number to the reference desk and we will look for a copy in our collection.
  • Office of Technology Assessment (OTA) Legacy site includes a complete archive of reports and information about the history and impact of the now-defunct agency. "OTA provided Congressional members and committees with objective and authoritative analysis of the complex scientific and technical issues of the late 20th century."
  • Science.gov This database searches across the web sites of over 50 U.S. government agencies. While many of the resources are full-text, please come to the government publications desk for help locating print or microfiche copies of the citations.
  • Development Experience Clearinghouse a searchable " family of bibliographic databases that contains records for about 115,000 [United States] Agency [for International Development] technical and program documents."  Over 11,000 documents are available online.
  • University of Maryland Virtual Technical Reports Center contains links to technical reports, preprints, reprints, dissertations, theses, and research reports of all kinds.
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