This guide is a starting point for research related to aeronautical science, airport development and management, airlines, aviation computer science, aviation human factors, aviation meteorology, aviation safety, flight, and much more at Florida Tech.
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Association for Computing Machinery database covers computer-related aeronautical subjects such as avionics, simulation, air traffic control, airport management, human factors, aviation weather. Contains full text Digital Library of 50 years of articles published by the ACM and also a bibliographic database from many publishers in computing with 750,000 entries.
Full-text titles from around the world, including scholarly journals, trade and industry journals, magazines, technical reports, conference proceedings, and government publications. Subjects include Aeronautics and Astronautics; Aeronautics and Aerospace Engineering; Applied Physics; Artificial Intelligence and Robotics; Astrophysics; Atomic and Molecular Physics; Circuits and Logic; Communications and Networks; Computer Applications; and Computer Programming.
Full text standards from the American Society for Testing and Materials cover engineering disciplines including aerospace. Also includes journal articles, symposia papers, manuals, and e-books. Topics include such things as materials, avionics, and fuel for aircraft.
Provides company, industry, and geopolitical macroeconomic market research from three sources: 1) Hoover's Company Profiles, which offers information on 40,000 global public and non-public companies including location, summary financials, competitors, officers, and more. 2) OxResearch, which features succinct articles covering significant economic and political developments of major significance from a network of over 1,000 faculty at Oxford and beyond. 3) Snapshots Series, which includes market research overviews on over 40 industries and 40 countries to 2008.
Covers all disciplines of business including management, marketing, finance and economics, industry and company information. Full text and/or abstracts of over 1200 scholarly journals, plus financial data, books, reference works, case studies, industry reports, company profiles, SWOT analyses, and 50 regional publications.
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Comprehensive and easy to digest industry research reports on every U.S. industry including aviation. Each report has key statistics and analysis on market characteristics, operating conditions, current and forecast performance, major industry participants and more.
IEEE/IET Electronic Library includes full-text access to most IEEE and IET publications. Covers the electronic aspects of aircraft, airports, flying and more. Full text of all IEEE journals, transactions, magazines, and conference proceedings; IET journals and conference proceedings; and all current IEEE standards. Complete backfile to 1988; select content back to 1913; weekly updates; INSPEC abstract/citation and bibliographic records.
Full-text archive of historical business, financial and industry information from Moody's and Mergent corporate and municipal manuals dating back to the early 1900's. Best source for many years of company financial statistics.
Devoted entirely to company and industry information for U.S. and international firms, public and private. Includes their history, subsidiaries, personnel, financials, equities, annual reports, SEC filings, news, competitors. (Look under Report Search tab for Industry Reports.) Tools to build customized reports are included.
Devoted entirely to current company information including proprietary analysis. Covers company history, subsidiaries, personnel, financials, equities, annual reports, SEC filings, news, competitors. Also includes industry information from 1998 to present. Offers tools to better understand the structure and dynamics of industry sectors and corporate financial trends.
Abstracting, indexing, and full text access for core scholarly journals, magazines, major newspapers, and other publications covering a broad range of subjects. To allow linking to all Evans Library scholarly journals do not select "Full Text."
Full text articles from journals published by the American Psychological Association and others. Useful for human factors and education/training research. ProQuest database. Coverage from 1894 to present.
Bibliographic database containing citations with abstracts to psychological literature from journal articles, books, book chapters, technical reports, and dissertations. Useful for human factors and education/training research. ProQuest database. 1887-present.
A digitized collection of scientific and technical books covering a broad range of subjects, including some related to aeronautics. Examples are books about space planes, human factors in training of pilots, and the airline industry. Primarily from 2005-current year. Subjects covered are: Architecture, Design and Arts; Behavioral Sciences; Biomedical & Life Sciences; Business & Economics; Chemistry & Material Science; Computer Science; Earth & Environmental Science; Engineering; Humanities, Social Sciences & Law; Mathematics & Statistics; Medicine; Physics & Astronomy; Professional and Applied Computing.
Statistics and data sets related to business & consumers, media, the environment, sports, communications, transportation, education, health care, and country and city-level economic and political information. In addition to tables and charts, Statista provides infographics and complete dossiers on selected industries and topics, analyst insights and case studies. Includes primary sources, unlimited downloads, and export of results in PowerPoint, Excel PDF and Graphic (PNG) formats.
OPEN ACCESS. Published annually by the United States Federal Government from 1878 until 2012, the Statistical Abstract of the United States is the best-known statistical reference publication in the country. It is an authoritative guide of carefully selected statistical sources on the social, political, and economic conditions that provide a snapshot of America and its people. (NOTE: To access the most current data, please refer to the organizations cited in the source notes for each table of the Statistical Abstract.)
Mostly full text reports and articles from the Transportation Research Board of the National Academies. Covers airports, airlines, multimodal and intermodal transportaion with emphasis on economic impacts, planning, finance, environmental issues, safety, and more.
The GAO produces in-depth, unbiased reports on any current subject requested by a member of Congress. These full text reports have covered aviation security, airline deregulation, aviation safety and many other topics over the years.
Resources related to homeland security policy, strategy and organizational management. Includes books, journals, dissertations, websites, statistics, and grants covering terrorism, cyber infrastructure protection, aviation security, natural disasters, border security, energy security, and more. Sources include federal, state and local governments; international governments and institutions; nonprofit organizations and private entities.
Premier research collection of open-source resources related to homeland security policy, strategy and organizational management. Includes books, journals, dissertations, websites, statistics, and grants covering terrorism, cyber infrastructure protection, natural disasters, border security, energy security, and more. Sources include federal, state and local governments; international governments and institutions; nonprofit organizations and private entities.
The NASA STI Repository (also known as the NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS)) provides access to NASA metadata records, full-text online documents, images, and videos. The types of information included are conference papers, journal articles, meeting papers, patents, research reports, images, movies, and technical videos – scientific and technical information (STI) created or funded by NASA.
Mostly full text reports and articles from the Transportation Research Board of the National Academies. Covers airports, airlines, multimodal and intermodal transportation, with emphasis on economic impacts, planning, finance, environmental issues, safety, and more. Also has a link to TRIS, the largest bibliographic database of transportation research.
As the government's official web portal, USA.gov is a search engine that locates all U.S. government information on the Internet. Searching any aeronautics topic results in a surprising array of hits covering business, legal, and technical aspects of the subject.
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