Frequently Asked Questions
What is SciTech Connect?
SciTech Connect is a portal to free, publicly-available DOE-sponsored R&D results including technical reports, bibliographic citations, journal articles, conference papers, books, multimedia, software, and data information. SciTech Connect is a consolidation of two core DOE search engines, the Information Bridge and the Energy Citations Database. SciTech Connect incorporates all of the R&D information from these two products into one search interface. SciTech Connect was developed by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Scientific and Technical Information (OSTI) to increase access to science, technology, and engineering research information from DOE and its predecessor agencies.
SciTech Connect Fact Card (461 KB)
Will SciTech Connect replace DOE Information Bridge and Energy Citations Database?
What is the content scope of SciTech Connect?
What subject areas are covered in SciTech Connect?
How should I search ... Semantic or Term Search?
Can I download information from SciTech Connect?
... but I'd like to download a bulk number of records?
How do I register for a SciTech Connect account? What are the benefits of being a registered user?
Does SciTech Connect offer an Alerts service?
Can I change how my search results are displayed? What is the difference between the 'Basic results view' and the 'Detailed results view'?
Can I get a full-text copy of one of the citations I've found in SciTech Connect?
I see software was added to SciTech Connect...
SciTech and ORCID Integration...
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