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Library of Engineering & Science Hours of Operation

Library of Engineering & Science

Reference Desk (765) 494-0831

Hours of Operation

Monday - Thursday

8:00am - 2:00am


8:00am - 2:00am


8:00am - 2:00am


8:00am - 2:00am

Standard Hours of Operation (extended hours are offered around finals week, reduced hours or closings may occur during Purdue break periods).

Library of Engineering & Science Map


The Library of Engineering & Science (LOES) is located in the Wilmeth Active Learning Center, 2nd floor.

Reference Books


Engineering Databases

Provides comprehensive access to research on civil engineering from many worldwide reference sources. This bibliographic database covers 3000 journals and includes 250,000 citations. It includes hundreds of core journals not indexed in other engineering databases. Some conference papers are also included. Citations include abstracts and indexed terms from a controlled vocabulary of 12,500 terms. It has a searchable thesaurus.
  • Ei Engineering Village
    Ei Compendex provides abstracts and full bibliographic citations for worldwide engineering and technical literature and encompasses all engineering disciplines, as well as related fields in science and management. Over 5000 journals and conferences are indexed.

Full-text of IEEE's transactions, journals, magazines and conference proceedings published since 1988 plus select content back to 1950, and all current IEEE standards. Contents can be searched or browsed by specific journal or conference titles.

produced by the National Technical Information Service, is the preeminent resource for accessing the latest U.S. government-sponsored research and worldwide scientific, technical, engineering, and business-related information. NTIS is the central source for the sale of unclassified and publicly available information from research reports, journal articles, data files, computer programs and audio visual products from Federal sources. Additionally, information is available from international government departments and other international organizations including those from Canada, Japan, the former Soviet Union, Western and Eastern European countries.

Specifications and Standards (IHS Standards Expert) indexes national and international standards. It features online full-text standards in PDF from ASTM International, American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO), American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE), American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), International Code Council (ICC), International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) and National Fire Protection Association (NFPA). Titles with a red View icon are available full-text. ASTM and ICAO also permit access to redline versions while AASHTO, ICC, and ICAO give access to revised, withdrawn, and obsolete publications. Details and History should be checked for earlier versions.

Environmental Databases

    Physical, social, and economic aspects of environmental issues.

Food Science Databases

Business Databases