How to get proceedings papers?

We have access to the following proceedings:

AIP Conference Proceedings
The proceedings of the American Institute of Physics are available from Iss. 500 (2000) onwards.

IEEE Proceedings
The content in IEEE Xplore comprises beside journals, transactions and technical standards about 4000 conference proceedings.

OSA Topical Meetings
OSA manages up to 30 topical meetings annually. We can access all available topical meeting papers – only some conference papers of the Major Meeting Series are not part of our license.

SPIE Proceedings
SPIE conferences result in over 350 proceedings annually. Access to technical papers in optics and photonics from 1963 to the present is possible.

Searching for proceedings papers
Conference literature is included in the following databases:

  • Web of Science (Conference Proceedings Citation Index Science)
  • Inspec (poceedings literature in physics and engineering)
  • SciFinder (chemistry and chemistry related conference papers)
  • ProQuest (including Materials Research Database‎, Solid State and Superconductivity Abstracts‎)

The British Library Conference Proceedings are the most comprehensive collection of conference literature in the world. The records are available through Getinfo, the portal for science and technology offered by the German National Library of Science and Technology.

If the wanted literature is not available online or by printed copies in the FHI library your librarian may order the requested proceedings paper for you.