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T.Keith Glennan Memorial Library

Computer Resources

This webpage is a brief overview of some of the online resources available to people researching computers at NASA. Lists of databases, document collections, and our current journal subscriptions can be found elsewhere on this website.

All items are available at the Headquarters Library, except as noted. NASA Headquarters employees and contractors: call x0168 or email Library@hq.nasa.gov for information on borrowing or in-library use of any of these items. Members of the public, contact your Local Library for the availability of these items. NASA Headquarters employees can request additional materials or research on this topic. The Library welcomes your comments or suggestions about this webpage.


Ames Exploration Technology - NASA's center for research on supercomputers, robotics, and man-machine interaction.

Intelligent Systems Division Archive - searchable list of mostly full-text papers from Ames Research Center's Intelligent Systems Division, 1998- present.

NASA COSMIC - A collection of software created by NASA in a wide range of disciplines including engineering, chemistry, aerodynamics, and other areas. The software is now offered for sale on the website.

NASA Independent Verification and Validation Facility

NASA Learning Technologies Project - "...funds activities and collaborates with endeavors that incorporate NASA content with revolutionary technologies or innovative use of entrenched technologies to enhance education in the areas of math and science." Best known as the home of NASA's World Wind program.

NASA's Office of the Chief Information Officer

NASA Office of Logic Design - Full-text NASA reports on digital engineering and programmable technology.

NASA Technical Reports Server - Provides access to NASA's current and historical research.

NASA Technical Standards Program - NASA standards and NASA preferred standards including everything from AIAA and DOD to ISO and SAE. Also includes NASA handbooks. Many documents are available in full-text or can be requested by NASA employees. Open to the public with registration.

Information Technology and Communications - The place to go at NASA HQ for software and computer training.

Last Updated: Jan. 2013