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Due to inclement weather, UK will be operating on Plan B for Thursday, March 5th. Please contact the library location you intend to visit before traveling. Current open/closed information is below.

Confirmed Open: William T. Young Library will open at 10 am and will close at 8 pm on Thursday, March 5th.

Confirmed Closed March 5th: Agricultural Information Center, Design, Education, Little Fine Arts, Medical Center, Morris, Science, Special Collections Research Center, Shaver Engineering, and Transportation.

Service points in William T. Young Library for Thursday, March 5th:
AV Services will be closed.
Reference and PNM desks will open at 10 am.
The UK Writing Center is closed, but scheduled clients should check their email for e-tutoring options.


Resource Name &
Link to Resource:
Materials Science Collection (ProQuest)

Bibliographic coverage of serial and non-serial literature on metallurgy, ceramics, polymers, and composites used in engineering applications. In-depth coverage from raw materials and refining through processing, welding and fabrication to end uses, corrosion, performance and recycling. Includes all metals, alloys, polymers, ceramics, and composites. ProQuest Deep Indexing: Materials Science supplements the database with access to millions of indexed charts, figures, graphs, maps, and tables from the scholarly research and technical literature.

Subject coverage:

  • Steels
  • Nonferrous alloys
  • Intermetallic compounds
  • Ceramics
  • Composites
  • Polymers
  • Plastics
  • Rubber
  • Adhesive bonding
  • Alloys
  • Biomaterials
  • Brazing and soldering
  • Business and company information
  • Casting and molding
  • Chemical and electrochemical properties
  • Corrosion
  • Energy and fuel
  • Glass, including metallic glasses
  • Health and safety
  • Heat treatment
  • Materials selection
  • Materials substitution
  • Metallurgy
  • Powder technology
  • Products and processes
  • Recycling
  • Refractories
  • Structures
  • Surface finishing
  • Testing, Quality control
  • Thermal spray
  • Welding

Subfiles that make up the Materials Sciences Collection can be searched separately if desired:

Resource Type(s): All Relevant Database(s) 
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Part of the ProQuest SciTech Collection database.

Access information: Resource is available on-campus or off-campus via EZProxy; Click the resource name to access it or here for off-campus instructions.
Fulltext: Fulltext is available.
Vendor Name:ProQuest
Research Guides: Chemical and Materials Engineering, Chemistry, Engineering, Transportation
Coverage:1966 - present
Update Frequency:monthly