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Engineering Resource Guide  

This guide provides information about and links to the key resources required by engineering students.
Last Updated: Nov 29, 2016 URL: Print Guide RSS UpdatesEmail Alerts
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Library Search

Library Search can be used to find a wide range of information sources including books, ebooks, journal articles, streamed videos and Course Resources Online. 

Use this box to start your search.

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The journals listed below are a sample of the journals available online via Library Search.

  • Advanced Engineering Informatics
  • Advances in Engineering Software
  • Australian Journal of Structural Engineering
  • Engineering Management Journal
  • International Journal of Engineering
  • Journal of Engineering Design
  • Journal of Engineering and Technology Management
  • Research in Engineering Design

Dictionaries & encylcopedia

Dictionaries and encyclopedia can help you gain an understanding of the topic area by locating some background information, definitions or explanations of words and concepts.


TheEngineer news

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Standards, codes & regulations


Patents are legal documents that protect intellectual property rights. 

Inventors and researchers obtain patents on new product and process ideas, effectively preventing other inventors and manufacturers from using the same idea.

The Library has produced a guide to help you finding patents.

Here are some web sites that provide information on patents:

Product information

The primary sources of product information are manufacturer's product catalogues. The information provided in catalogues includes:

  • details of the product
  • drawings
  • technical specifications
  • data sheets
  • purchasing information
  • addresses of suppliers

Here are some web sites that provide information on electrical products:


IEEE Spectrum - news

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Improve your research and information skills

University Research and Information Skills is the Library's Moodle site.

It outlines the skills you need to become successful at finding the best information for your assessment items.

All Undergraduate students are automatically enrolled in this course, so you will find it in your Moodle course list or you can use the link above.

Specific information sources for engineering specialisations

Students undertaking the courses of engineering have the option to select an engineering specialisation in their later years of study. To assist these students in finding information specific to these specialisations the following guides have been produced:



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