These outstanding engineering collections provide rich metadata and supplemental files including video and data sets. From conferences to journals to technical reports, these wide-ranging examples offer just a few of the varied ways that research can be showcased in Digital Commons.

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Book Collections


Civil and Environmental Engineering Book Collection from Cleveland State University

Showcasing books by Civil and Environmental Engineering faculty, this scholarly series offers images of their covers as well as links to read the works online or purchase them in print.


Water Resources Research Reports from Western University

These wide-ranging Reports from the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering are accompanied by their ISBNs, images of their report covers, and their unique report numbers.

Campus Conferences, Proceedings, or Symposia


Aviation, Aeronautics, and Aerospace International Research Conference at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

Designed to bring together industry and academic leaders discussing topics on the cutting edge of aviation thought and technology, the A³IR Conference takes place annually. The collection includes a conference-related Twitter feed in the sidebar.


Proceedings from the 5th International Conference on Porous Media and Their Applications in Science, Engineering and Industry from Engineering Conferences International

This international conference captures significant information by publishing their program, keynote, and over fifty article submissions from participants.


Purdue Road School Conference at Purdue University

This annual conference publishes exceptional posters, presentations, and case studies on current transportation issues.

Faculty and Student Research


Engineering Senior Design Projects at Indiana University - Purdue University Fort Wayne

A collection of senior design projects from IPFW's Engineering department.


Faculty Works in Materials Science and Engineering at University of Pennsylvania

Faculty articles from 1996 to the present are published with automatically generated cover pages including university library logo, additional metadata and rights information, and links back to the repository and the collection.


Senior Projects in Electrical Engineering from California Polytechnic University

This outstanding portfolio of senior projects describes devices and simulations designed by students from 2009 to the present. The metadata includes both the name of the advisor and the degree name.


Theses and Dissertations in Engineering and Applied Science at Washington University

This prolific collection includes over 200 theses and dissertations from 1996 to the present. Included in the metadata are the date of award, degree name, and committee member names.


Washkewicz College of Engineering at Cleveland State University

This collection of faculty articles and books from CSU's Washkewicz College of Engineering includes a readership map on the community page.



Journal of Aviation/Aerospace Education & Research from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

The Journal of Aviation/Aerospace Education & Research (JAAER) is a scholarly publication targeting a wide audience of educators, researchers and professionals in the aviation and aerospace industry. The full set of back issues is also available here.


Journal of Aviation Technology & Engineering from Purdue University

The Journal of Aviation Technology and Engineering (JATE) is an Open Access, refereed publication serving the needs of collegiate and industrial scholars and researchers in the multidisciplinary fields of aviation technology, engineering, and human factors.

Lab Report Collections


Lab Papers from the GRASP Lab at the University of Pennsylvania

The General Robotics, Automation, Sensing and Perception Lab (GRASP) is a multidisciplinary research laboratory at the University of Pennsylvania. Papers date from 1979 to the present offering high-quality research in robotics, vision, perception, control and automation.


Tractor Tests Collection from University of Nebraska - Lincoln

Offering access to over 100 years of test results, the University of Nebraska Tractor Test Laboratory is the officially designated tractor testing station for the United States.



College of Engineering and Applied Sciences Newsletter at Western Michigan University

The CEAS Newsletter is published monthly and shares news, events, and announcements from the College of Engineering and Applied Sciences at Western Michigan University.

Patent Collections


Patent Collection from the Ames Lab at Iowa State University

This robust collection of patents from 1988 to the present includes application information, patent numbers, and information about the Ames Laboratory.

Special Collections


Charles P. Russell Collection from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

During his years in the military and working for Continental Aircraft Engine company, Russell took evocative photographs that chronicle the early days of aviation in the United States.This unique collection also includes records of Russell’s service as a military aviator. The collection uses ISSUU to allow visitors to "flip" through the pages of the books.


Wright Brothers Collection from Wright State University

This vibrant multi-part collection includes family and geo-located aerial photographs that readers can magnify. It also includes a digital "flippy page" version of the Wright family scrapbook that visitors can browse and print.

Technical Report Series


Kentucky Transportation Center Research Report at University of Kentucky

The Kentucky Transportation Center has published many reports addressing a variety of transportation issues and problems. Research reports describe the methodology and results for KTC research projects.


Technical Reports in Civil Engineering from Purdue University

This open access collection lists over 1,500 technical reports published as part of the JHRP, and subsequently JTRP, a collaborative venture between Purdue University and the Indiana Department of Transportation. Rich metadata includes DOIs and unique technical report numbers, as well as videos and technical summaries. Visitors can download PDF or epub files, or order a print copy of each report.


Technical Reports in Computer Science from University of Texas at El Paso

This prolific portfolio offers over 500 technical reports from 1997 to the present. Robust metadata includes unique technical report numbers, and supplemental files accompany primary files in many cases.