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Technical Reports - United States

Resources for searching across multiple U.S. agencies

  • Finding aids for report numbers:

    Dictionary of Report Series Codes

    Z6945.A2 S6 1962, Brown Library Stacks

    Report Series Codes Dictionary
    Z6945.A2 R45 1986, Brown Library Stacks
    Indexes only the NTIS catalog from 1979 to May 1985.

  • NTIS

    The National Technical Information Service (NTIS), an agency of the U.S. Dept. of Commerce, is the central source for the public sale of U.S. government-sponsored research, development, and engineering reports. UVA owns some NTIS reports, which are cataloged in VIRGO. See
    subject coverage of NTIS.

    • NTIS Database UVA only 1964-current
      (Scroll down page to access NTIS)
      Index only. Contains bibliographic citations and summaries of information products, including technical reports, software packages, and data files. This database is the online version of the Government Reports Announcements & Index


    • NTIS web site free search for documents published since 1990.Index only.

    • See also Government Reports Annual Index (print) 1977-1994. Call number C 51.9/4:. Located in Government Information Resources. This index is the precursor to the NTIS database.

  • GrayLit Network
    Searches the following full-text databases: Defense Technical Information Center (DTIC) Technical Reports (1974 - current); DOE Information Bridge (1995-current); EPA - National Environmental Publications Internet Site (NEPIS) (?); NASA Jet Propulsion Lab (JPL) Technical Reports (?); NASA Langley Technical Reports (?)

  • E-print Network, "a gateway to over 13,750 Web sites and databases worldwide, containing e-prints in basic and applied sciences, primarily in physics but also including subject areas such as chemistry, biology and life sciences, materials science, nuclear sciences and engineering, energy research, computer and information technologies, and other disciplines of interest to DOE."

  • See also technical report information and links from Library of Congress and Hanford Technical Library