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We are working to safely reopen the libraries and resume the delivery of our in-person services.  For the latest information, please see Using your university library.
In the meantime we continue to support and extend our online services to ensure that you have the best possible online experience.

I'm available to offer library support and advice to all staff and students. Please contact me via email with your questions and I'll do my best to help:

Take care everyone.


Faculty Librarian

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Carole Rhodes
I'm working from home: please contact me by email with your query or to arrange an online appointment.

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Databases for Engineering

Compendex via Engineering Village is the largest and most comprehensive interdisciplinary engineering database available. You can search by keywords or author names to find references to journal articles and conference papers on your subject from 1969 onwards.

A guide to Searching Compendex and importing results to EndNote is available.
It is possible to download EndNote Desktop onto your own PC or laptop.
Download available from the CSD software downloads service.

See a video of Literature searching for your project using Compendex and EndNote.

Scopus is a broadly based database: good for interdisciplinary subjects, searching for authors and tracking down citations. Its interface is flexible and easy to use.

Web of Science also provides broad coverage and good author and citation searching.  It includes Science Citation Index, Index to Conference Proceedings and Journal Citation Reports.

Reading Lists for Engineering

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Can't find the journal article or eBook you are looking for? Simply give us the details and we will do our best to source it for you as quickly as possible. Click the link or the logo to submit your request: Get It For Me

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