Purchasing Resources

SAE Offering FEDLINK Institutions Access to Emerging Mobility Information

SAE International is an approved FEDLINK (Federal Library and Information Network) vendor, offering a wide selection of our publications to the more than 1,000 federal library and information centers, as well as other federal offices nationally and internationally. Eligible products include SAE’s collections of Automotive and Aerospace Technical Papers, Scholarly Journals, Books, and Information Products, all available through the SAE MOBILUS® Technical Platform.



SAE MOBILUS is SAE’s online research database housing all the electronic publications. SAE’s content focuses on applied research from industry and academia in the mobility and medical industries. Subscriptions provide engineers and researches direct access to SAE’s resources that helps reduce research time, manages the content expense, encourage research – eliminating duplicating research, and ensures copyright compliance.


SAE International’s FEDLINK Contract Number: LCFDL19D0056
SAE International Code: SL
To learn more about FEDLINK, click here.


Topics of Coverage

  • Accident Reconstruction
  • Advanced Manufacturing
  • Advanced Materials
  • Autonomous & Unmanned Vehicles
  • Connectivity
  • Cybersecurity
  • Electronics/Avionics
  • Electrification
  • Emissions
  • Environment and Policy
  • Lightweighting
  • Noise, Vibration & Harshness
  • Propulsion
  • Quality and Safety
  • Shared and Micro Mobility
  • Workforce Development

Eligible Products of SAE MOBILUS®

Within the SAE MOBILUS platform there are a variety of content collections available for purchase, both subscription and perpetual buys. The SAE product collections consist of collections made up of standards, technical papers, journals, or eBooks. A few of our specialty collections provide access to all content related to a technology area regardless of the content type.

EDGE Research Reports

  • Complete Collection

  • Publication Year



  • Complete Journal Collection

  • Individual Journals

  • Current Year or Content published since journal’s inception

  • STAPP Journal Collection


  • Complete eBook Collection

  • Aerospace eBook Collection

  • CMH-17

  • Individual Titles and Custom Collection



  • Current Year and Back File Options
    • Autonomous Vehicle

    • Automotive Engineering

    • Truck & Off Highway Engineering

    • Aerospace & Defense Technology

    • Automotive Design

    • Mobility Engineering

Technical Papers

  • Current Content (1998 to present)

  • Backfile A (1990 through 1997)

  • Backfile B (1980 through 1989)

  • Backfile C (1964 through 1979)

  • Backfile D (1906 through 1963)

  • Backfile E (1998 through 2009)

  • Aerospace Technical Papers (1998 to present)

  • Aerospace Backfiles Technical Papers (1906 to 1997)

Specialty Products

Standards, Technical Papers, eBooks
  • MRO
  • Connected
  • Advanced Manufacturing
  • Power and Propulsion
  • Powertrain
  • Cybersecurity
  • Automated and Connected Vehicle
  • Alternative Fuels
  • Vehicle Electrification

Technical Papers Only
  • Accident Reconstruction Technology
  • Advanced Hybrid Vehicle Powertrains
  • Electronic Engine Controls
  • Emissions Technology
  • Occupant Protection and Crashworthiness Technology
  • Renewable Fuels
  • Spark-Ignition Engines Technology
  • Transmissions and Drivelines

Standards Only
  • Diesel Engines Technology
  • Ground Vehicle Fasteners
  • Ground Vehicle Lighting
  • On-Board Diagnostics for Light and Medium Duty Vehicles
  • Composite Materials
  • Aerospace Coatings, Colors, and Finishes
  • Aerospace Simulation and Modeling
  • Aircraft Instruments and Displays
  • Aircraft Interiors
  • Aircraft Maintenance, Chemicals, and Materials
  • Fluid Conductors and Connectors
  • Integrated Vehicle Health Management
  • Surface Vehicle Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC)
  • Unmanned Vehicle

Features of SAE MOBILUS®

Comprehensive Search

  • Search against 17 parameters instantly
  • Multiple filters and facets to refine search results


Content Enhancements

  • Dynamic redlining offers a visual markup to revised standards that display the changes between revisions
  • Add personal annotations by highlighting and adding notes directly to the HTML version of a file
  • Publications that contain tables, and have been converted to XML will have Data Sets available that were previously available in PDF and are now downloadable.
  • Unlimited Users
  • Limited Digital Rights Management


Help Portal

  • More than just a “Contact Us” page, the Help Portal offers support, documentation, training  and connects the user to the development team

COUNTER Reporting

  • A code of practice that ensures publishers are providing customers with consistent, credible, and comparable content usage data allowing for informed decisions

Personal Dashboard

  • Recent Activity
  • Personal Annotations
  • Project Folders
  • Saved Searches
  • Notification set-ups for saved searches and new versions of standards

Learning Center

  • Topical discovery of high quality classroom and online training  accessible through the personal Dashboard


SAE International offers FEDLINK customers a significant discount off our commercial pricing, and we support both direct pay and transfer pay methods. We offer licensing that supports the needs of the organization.


Purchasing Options

Perpetual and subscription options available to fit the needs of FEDLINK and government institutions.

For more information on offerings and purchasing options please contact SAE.

+1.888.875.3976 (U.S. and Canada)
+1.724.772.4086 (Outside U.S.)



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