Jan 26 2013

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Acquired databases

Whether looking at data, books, journals, proceedings or patents, Web of Science provides a single destination to access the most reliable, integrated, multidisciplinary research. Quality, curated content delivered alongside information on emerging trends, subject specific content and analysis tools make it easy for students, faculty, researchers, analysts, and program managers to pinpoint the most relevant research to inform their work.

          ScienceDirect is Elsevier’s leading information solution for researchers, teachers, students, health care professionals and information professionals. It combines authoritative, full-text scientific, technical and health publications with smart, intuitive functionality. ScienceDirect hosts over 2,500 journals and more than 33,000 books—over 13 million peer-reviewed publications.

Scopus is the largest abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature: scientific journals, books and conference proceedings. Delivering a comprehensive overview of the world’s research output in the fields of science, technology, medicine, social sciences, and arts and humanities, Scopus features smart tools to track, analyze and visualize research.

    The Kazakhstan Virtual Science Library (VSL) provides an efficient way to search and access millions of full-text research articles. The website is accessible to faculty, students, researchers, laboratory technicians, and science and technology innovators working from their scientific institutions and universities. Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Nuclear Security Administration (DOE/NNSA), the Kazakhstan Virtual Science Library (VSL) is part of a larger program of technical consultations and trainings on, among other things, publishing in international journals and research proposal development. The program is implemented by CRDF Global in partnership with the Ministry of Education and Science and the National Center for Scientific and Technological Information. The goal of the Kazakhstan VSL Program is to improve the dissemination of scientific resources to research institutes and universities in Kazakhstan to meet the demand of Kazakhstan’s research community.

The IEEE Xplore digital library is a powerful resource for discovery of and access to scientific and technical content published by the IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers) and its publishing partners. IEEE Xplore provides web access to more than three-million full-text documents from some of the world’s most highly cited publications in electrical engineering, computer science and electronics. More than two-million documents are in robust, dynamic HTML format.


“Patents of Kazakhstan” (PO on language SUBD VisualFoxPro 5.0)

Type of database: bibliography and full-text

Theme: bibliography and full texts of invention descriptions, protected in Kazakhstan by all sections of MPK

Section A – satisfaction of man’s vital requirements;

Section B – various technological processes, transport;

Section C – chemistry, metallurgy;

Section D – textile, paper;

Section E – construction, mining;

Section F – mechanics, illumination, heating, motors and pumps, weapons and ammunition, explosive works;

Section G – physics;

Section H – electricity.

Content: 21903 descriptions of inventions and 530 descriptions of useful models.

It’s supplied with informational-searching system.

Interface: in Russian language

Searching possibilities: by number of patents, provisional patents, innovative patents, number of applications, dates of giving applications, MPK classes, titles and patent owners.

Term of renewal: annually.

Chronological scope: from 1993 till 2009

Types of sources: full texts of invention descriptions to patents, provisional patents, innovative patents for inventions, RK full descriptions to useful models RK.


Database “Standards of the Republic of Kazakhstan”

Types of database: full-text

Theme: normative-technical documentation by branches

• construction materials and construction;

• mining and mineral resources;

• protection of environment;

• road-transport techniques;

• mechanical systems and devices of general purposes;

• metallurgy;

• oil and oil products;
• electrical engineering;

• fight against occupational accidents and catastrophes;

• energetic and heat engineering;

• metrology and measurement;

• unified system of construction documentation;

• unified system of software documentation;

• telecommunications;

• certification of production and services;

• aviation and space technique;

• standardization..

Content: more than 2000 documents. Chronological scope: from 2005 till present. Database “Standards of the Republic of Kazakhstan” contains normative documents on standardization, operating in the republic of Kazakhstan: ST RK, PR RK; P RK; GOST, ISO Normative-technical documents are presented in Adobe PDF.

Chronological scope: from 1948 till present

It includes standards of USSR, the republic of Kazakhstan in Kazakh and Russian languages, interstate and international standards.

Interface: in Kazakh and Russian languages.

Source: fund of library standards of Karaganda technical university

Searching possibilities: title, key words, publication date and etc.

Producer: RSE “Kazakhstan Institute of standardization and certification” database “Standards of the Re[public of Kazakhstan is supplied with convenient means of documents search by different criterion: number, key word”.

Period of renewal: monthly

View of records and seal: the programme allows to look through text of documents on the screen.

Note: Database is placed on the local computer and is administered by office of standardization.

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Type of database: full-text

Theme: normative-technical documentation on branches

• construction and construction materials;

• mining and mineral resources;

• transport and container;

• car, equipment and instrument;

• metals and metal ware;

• oil and oil products;

• fire safety;

• safety in emergency situations;

• communication and telecommunication;

• unified protection system against corrosion and ageing;

• unified system of design documentation;

• unified system of software documentation;

• sanitary rules and norms;

• certification of production and services;

• ecological management;

• quality management…

Content: about 63 000 documents

Chronological scope: on condition of 2005

Informational system “Technormative” contains normative-technical and administrative documents of various departments for industry, construction, energetic, oil and gas complex and other branches including: GOST, ISO, RD, RDS, POT, GOST R, SanPin, SN, MI, OHSAS… Departmental administrative documents are presented in Microsoft Word, GOST in – Adobe PDF.

Interface: in Kazakh and Russian languages

Vendor: “Technormative”

Informational system “Technormative” is equipped with convenient means of documents search by various criterion: by number, key word, KGS group.

RSE “Kazakhstan institute of standardization and certification” database “Standards of the Republic of Kazakhstan” equipped with convenient means of documents search by various criterion: by number, key word.

Note: Database is placed on local computer and is under guidance of office of standardization.

Note: Multimedia data is placed on the library server, text articles are on the website of library. It’s possible to search on database from any computer, connected to the local network of the university, after installation of programme on computer Lib_serverMediatekaSetup.exe.


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