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Search systems (databases)

Using the search box on the top right of the page, you can search an ever-increasing part of the collection. 
However, for a comprehensive overview of academic literature, further searches may be required. For example, you can use one or more of the search systems listed below to find more and different search results.

See also the VKCs for an overview of the specific databases in your subject area.

Articles, papers, reports, reviews, letters


  • All subject areas
  • Citation analysis

Toegang: TU Delft Campus

Web of Science

  • All subject areas
  • Citation analysis
  • Click the link to go directly to Derwent (patents) and JCR (impact factor)

Toegang: TU Delft Campus

IEEE XPlore Digital Library

  • Subject areas: mainly electrical engineering and computer science
  • Journal articles, but also technical standards and e-books
  • Full-text access to many publications

Toegang: TU Delft Campus

JSTOR logo


  • All subject areas
  • Archive, does not include the most recent volumes of journals

Toegang: TU Delft Campus

Google Scholar

  • Free search, access to articles not always free!
  • Scholar settings for TU Delft

Toegang: Open Access



  • Academic publications in the Netherlands, not all full-text.

Toegang: Open Access


Citation analysis, impact factor, h-index

Journal Citation
Reports (R)

Journal Citation Reports

  • Impact factor for journals

Toegang: TU Delft Campus


Web of Science

  • Citation analysis and citation alerts via Web of Science
  • Direct link to Journal Citation Reports (JCR) for impact factor


Toegang: TU Delft Campus


  • Citation analysis up to 1996
  • Alerts and RSS
  • h-index

Toegang: TU Delft Campus



Derwent Innovation Index (Web of Science)

  • Search by keyword, International Patent Classification (IPC) and Derwent codes
  • Analyses of the search results

Toegang: TU Delft Campus



  • Search by keyword and International Patent Classification (IPC)


Toegang: Open Access



NEN Connect logo

NEN Connect

  • Dutch standards and international standards that apply in the Netherlands
  • Partially full-text

Toegang: TU Delft Campus

Perinorm logo



  • Description of international standards, not full-text


Toegang: TU Delft Campus



CBS Statline

  • Statistics from CBS (Statistics Netherlands), freely accessible

Toegang: Open Access


Legal and government information

Kluwer Navigator

  • Portal to 175 sources in the field of jurisprudence, legislation and legal literature.

Toegang: TU Delft Campus

SDU OpMaat

  • OpMaat is an important legal database in the field of jurisprudence, legislation and European directives.

Toegang: TU Delft Campus

Meaning of symbols used

Most systems are accessible only via the TU Delft network. See Access from home to log in from elsewhere.

Accessible via the TU Delft network

Open Access: freely accessible



SciFinder ® is a discovery tool by the American Chemical Society.

A-Z source of index

Check our A-Z source of index for a complete overview of our sources.

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