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Engineering Physics Internet Resources

This page contains links to web sites outside of Tarleton.Margie Maxfield

The links are provided as a convenience for research.

Tarleton has no control over, and is not responsible for the content found on external sites.

Please contact the subject-specialist librarian if you have research questions, would like library instruction, or have material purchase requests.

Margie Maxfield Huth
Systems Librarian - Office 250
phone: 254-968-1955

Help is also available by using the Ask a Librarian page, emailing, calling (254) 968-9249, or coming into the library.

Engineering Physics Subcategories


ArXiv - Open access to over half a million e-prints in Physics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Quantitative Biology, Quantitative Finance and Statistics.

IBM Research - Includes IBM research in Electrical Engineering, Materials Science, Physics, and Computer Science.

NIST Laboratories - develop standards for a wide variety of physical and engineering sciences.

Physical Review Focus – Selections from Physical Review and Physical Review Letters explained for students and researchers of physics.

Soil Surveys by State - Soil surveys that have been published by the U.S. Department of Agriculture since 1899.

Standards on the Internet - from ANSI

USGS Water Data for the Nation – Access to water resources data collected by the USGS.

WWW Virtual Library: Engineering - This site provides a subject based compilation of WWW links in all areas of engineering including aerospace, chemical, civil, control, electrical, industrial, materials, mechanical, nuclear, and software engineering among others.

WWW Virtual Library: Physics - This site includes links to information about acoustics, laser physics, and nuclear physics.


Center for the History of Physics - preserves and makes known the history of modern physics and allied fields.

Greatest Engineering Achievements of the 20th Century> - The top twenty achievements in terms of their impact on the quality of life, chosen by the National Academy of Engineering and its collaborators.

IEEE Center for the History of Electrical Engineering> - Established in 1980, the mission of the IEEE History Center is to preserve, research, and promote the history of information and electrical technologies. The Center maintains many useful resources for the engineer, for the historian of technology, and for anyone interested in the development of electrical and computer engineering and their role in modern society.


American Physical Society Careers in Physics - Many types of jobs including engineering and materials science jobs are searchable using various keywords and categories.

IEEE Job Site - From the IEEE, this includes some services that are free and some available only to members.

Physics Today Career Network - is considered by recruiters worldwide as the best resource – either in print or online – for posting open positions. This highly regarded, comprehensive classified section reaches more than 120,000 physicists, engineers and other scientists in a broad range of sectors from academia to industry to government and nonprofit organizations.

TMMMS Job Postings - from the Minerals Metals and Materials Society. Online since 1996, the CareerMarketplace Network is comprised of highly-focused profession-specific web sites that offer a variety of services. Their goal is to provide visitors with relevant content in one clear and easy-to-use location. - Online since 1996, the CareerMarketplace Network is comprised of highly-focused profession-specific web sites that offer a variety of services. Their goal is to provide visitors with relevant content in one clear and easy-to-use location.

Electrical Engineering

EE Compendium - The "home of electronic engineering and embedded systems programming links."  Here you'll find useful information for professional electronics engineers, students, and hobbyists.

Electronic Design- Provides links to electronic device manufacturers, career sites, tools, and more. Posts schematics and electronic design information.

NIST Electronics and Electrical Engineering Laboratory - provides the fundamental basis for all electrical measurements in the United States. In close consultation with industry, they tailor research and calibration programs to meet the most critical measurement needs for the manufacture and operation of electrical and electronic systems, including semiconductor, magnetic, radio frequency, microwave, optical, optoelectronic, and superconducting equipment; flat-panel displays; electronic instrumentation; and electrical power apparatus and systems.

Associations and Organizations

ASM International - is the society for materials engineers and scientists worldwide.

American Physical Society - The APS has fourteen divisions and nine topical groups covering all areas of physics research. There are six forums that reflect the interest of its 43,000 members in broader issues, and eight sections organized by geographical region.  

IEEE Computer Society - The world's leading organization of computer professionals. It is the largest of the 36 societies of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). Includes Career Opportunities.

Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) - A non-profit, technical professional association of more than 350,000 individual members in 150 countries. Through its members, the IEEE is a leading authority in technical areas ranging from computer engineering, biomedical technology and telecommunications, to electric power, aerospace and consumer electronics, among others.  BTW, you have access to all IEEE publications courtesy of  the Dick Smith Library.

Institution of Engineering and Technology - formed by the Institution of Electrical Engineers (IEE) and the Institution of Incorporated Engineers (IIE) and now has more than 150,000 members worldwide. It is the largest professional engineering society in Europe and the second largest of its type in the world.

National Society of Professional Engineers (NSPE) - The National Society of Professional Engineers (NSPE) is the only engineering society that represents individual engineering professionals and licensed engineers (PEs) across all disciplines.

Texas Society of Professional Engineers (TSPE) - Founded in 1936, TSPE is one of the largest state society in the United States. TSPE devotes its effort to the professional, ethical, economic, social and political aspects of engineering. Site is somewhat dated.

The Minerals Metals and Materials Society - Headquartered in the United States but international in both its membership and activities, The Minerals, Metals & Materials Society (TMS) is a rare professional organization that encompasses the entire range of materials and engineering, from minerals processing and primary metals production to basic research and the advanced applications of materials.