This extensive archive indexes historic research from notable scientists and engineers including Albert Einstein, Guglielmo Marconi, Max Planck and Marie Curie, as well as lesser-known scientists. Extended abstracts include diagrams, tables, proofs and graphs. It serves as a valuable tool in determining the validity of patents. 

The Institution of Engineering and Technology is registered as a Charity in England & Wales (no 211014) and Scotland (no SC038698).