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I/ITSEC Papers Online Repository

Provides access to papers from the training, simulation and education conference. I/ITSEC currently offers free downloads to papers, register for a free account to search the database and download papers.

IHS Jane's Defence Equipment and Technology

Data, information and analysis on the air, land, naval and joint defence platforms, weapons and systems in service and under development around the world. Its content underpins market-leading products such as Jane’s All the World’s Aircraft. Access to Data Analytics is also available, including specifications analysis. Register via the site for an individual account in order to save searches and request RFID feeds.

SAE Mobilus

Access over 44,000 technical papers from the SAE, from 1998 onwards. Previously called SAE Digital Library.

Simulation and Gaming

Quarterly full text journal published by Sage. Official journal of the: Official Journal of the Japan Association of Simulation and Gaming; Association for Business Simulation and Experiential Learning; International Simulation and Gaming Association; North American Simulation and Gaming Association; Society for Intercultural Education, Training, and Research

SPIE Digital Library

Provides access to more than 275,000 technical papers from SPIE Journals and Conference Proceedings from 1990 to the present in the fields of optics and photonics. Includes access to the SPIE Digital Library eBook Collection and the full SPIE Digital Library.

World Defence Systems

World Defence Systems is an independent publication of the Centre for Defence Studies at King’s College London. The most recent two issues are available in full-text.

E-papers and Reports

MOD Doctrine and Training Publications

*Available ON CAMPUS ONLY*. Contains army code publications, joint warfare publications and AP3000. For other doctrine publications please contact the Barrington Library Reports Section. Some publications are freely available via the MOD website.


Defence Image Database

Browseable and searchable database of armed forces images. May be limited by Army, Navy or Air Force if required. Material is Crown copyright and limited to use for research or private use.

Defence Image Gallery

Image galleries of Australian armed forces operations. Can be browsed by month and year.



Free, internet-based collection of over 4000 quality assessed resources worldwide. The resources are selected, evaluated, regularly monitored and last updated by subject specialists from Cranfield University. Each resource is described so that you can assess its potential value to you before you visit it.

DTIC Online

Unclassified reports added to the Defense Technical Information Centre. Previously known as STINET.


Abstracts of US government-funded scientific, technical, engineering and business related information. Hosted by the United States Department of Commerce.


A large multidisciplinary abstract and indexing database that provides access to over 20,000 peer-reviewed titles, including 2,800 gold open access journals, from more than 5,000 international publishers. Scopus indexes more than 50,000 books, 6.5 million conference papers and 24 million patents from five patent offices.

Professional Institutions

Society of British Aerospace Companies

Website of the UK's national trade association for companies involved in civil and military aerospace. The website has information on technical and industrial issues, technical standards and sustainable aviation. Access to some parts of the website may require free registration.

Recommended Websites

Acquisition Operating Framework

The AOF provides a structured source of information, policy, guidance and instruction on procurement for the UK MOD and Industry partners. This tool governs and controls the way the UK MoD conducts acquisition processes and has replaced the Acquisition Management System (AMS).

DOAJ Directory of Open Access Journals

A directory of quality controlled open access journals in all scholarly and scientific subject areas. Contains over 2500 titles. These journals do not impose an embargo period but some may require free online registration.


Information on current research, capabilities, technology transfer, involvement in conferences, plus all the latest press releases, news and developments. Website created by SPG Media plc focused on the naval technologies industry. This resource provides latest news releases, detailed information on industry projects, white papers, event information and a breakdown of products and services.

UK Defence Standardization

The DStan organisation develops and communicates UK MOD standardization policies, defence standards, procedures and guidance on standardization issues. Copies of electronic and hard copy versions of all extant UK Defence Standards are available from DStan. *Some may be charged for. If Barrington Library members require a defence standard which is not free, please contact your Barrington Library team.

Standards and Patents


Free access to 47,000+ Military, DoD, Federal, NASA, DOE, and Government specifications, standards, and handbooks.