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* Biomedical Engineering

Articles & Books

Encyclopedias & Handbooks

For basic information and general definitions search some of our online encyclopedias: 


For more specific information search our Databases. Databases are lists of online records organized according to particular criteria.

Database Structure

Biomedical Databases

Engineering Databases

Multidisciplinary Databases

Other Subject Specific Databases

Pre-Print Archives


Search for standards.  Send a request to a Science Librarian for access to full text.

IEEE Xplore contains active IEEE standards as well as full text of IEEE and IET journals, magazines, transactions and conference proceedings.  See Databases.


The USPTO provides a good explanation of the Patent Application process.

Check the following resources for basic information on Patents and Patent Searching:


Explore the following Databases for Patents:

Medical Devices

US Food & Drug Adminisration

Other links on Medical Devices

You might want to search directly in the e-book collections below for other titles:


Newspapers & Professional Magazines