Many U.S. government agencies and national laboratories maintain catalogs or full-text databases of technical reports in their research areas that are freely available on the Web. For more information, see ASL's Technical Reports Guide (http://library.buffalo.edu/libraries/asl/guides/tech_repts.html).
NTIS covers technical reports submitted for government-sponsored research and development projects. Also included are reports made available by various U.S. government agencies and some foreign governments. Major areas included are the physical sciences, technology, engineering, biological sciences, medicine and health sciences, agriculture and social sciences.
Leads to citations to U.S. government reports.
1899 to the present. Updated weekly.
Government Reports Announcements & Index (1971-1996)
US Government Research & Development Reports (1965-1971)
US Government Research Reports (1955-1964)
Bibliography of Scientific & Industrial Reports (1946-1954)
1946-1969 shelved in SCI/ENGR Abstracts ABS Z7916 .G78
1970-1996 shelved in SCI/ENGR Periodicals PER Z7916
NTIS Covers technical reports on government sponsored research.