Tuesday, August 1, 2017

SPIE.Digital Library

Looking for extensive resources on optics and photonics?  Check out the SPIE. Digital Library.  It’s your one-stop shop for getting the latest news and research updates on optics and photonics.  What makes SPIE Digital Library so great?  It gives you access to more than 230,000 technical papers from SPIE journals and conference proceedings from 1990 to the present.  The SPIE Digital Library has over 17,000 new research papers added annually.
You can find the SPIE Digital Library on the J. Murrey Atkins Library webpage by searching the A-Z databases: S directory, using the library search engine portal on the Atkins Library homepage.  Take some time to explore the great features on the SPIE.Digital Library dashboard, which provides quick links to proceedings, journals, eBooks, and topic collections.  On the left side of the homepage, you’ll discover more quick links under the heading, Top Downloads from SPIE Journals and Proceedings.  Some of the topic headings include quick links to resources on Astronomy, Biomedical Optics; Medical Imaging, Communications; Information Technology, Defense and Security, Energy, Lasers, Lithography and Microelectronics, and more.
Look to the right of the SPIE Digital Library webpage to find links to the featured video, conference presentations, SPIE Spotlights on new eBooks, the most cited proceedings articles, and author profiles.  You can create a personal account to receive email alerts on new journal articles and new papers by Topic Collection.   If you need good ideas for a research topic for your next class assignment, browse some of the newsworthy science and technology articles from the SPIE Digital Library.