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Electrical and computer engineering

Patents, standards, reports, and theses


  • Derwent Innovations Index
    Patent database on the Web of Science platform allowing searching by topic, inventor, assignee, title, International Patent Classification code, and Derwent Class code
  • USPTO Patent Search
    United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO)'s patent database for granted patents and patent applications
  • CIPO Patent Search
    Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO)' patent database providing granted patents and patent applications
  • WIPO Patent Search
    World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)'s patent database providing international and national patent documents
  • Espacenet Patent Search
    European Patent Office (EPO)'s patent database providing patent documents worldwide, including Cooperative Patent Classification (CPC) Search.


  • ASTM standards (Annual Book of American Society for Testing and Materials Standards)
    Current edition available is 2021. Search ASTM standards online to determine in which volume a specific standard is located and then retrieve the full text in the McLennan Library's Reference section, call # TA401 A653.

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Schulich Library of Physical Sciences, Life Sciences, and Engineering

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