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Support for Engineering

Liaison Librarian: Linsey Sutherland

Email (preferred): linsey.sutherland@uws.ac.uk

Tel: +44 (0)141 8494114 (based at Paisley Campus)

 

Contact us if you would like advice on:

  • Finding information for your assignments
  • choosing keywords and setting limits
  • choosing resources to search
  • assessing credibility of sources
  • Compiling a search strategy for a literature review
  • Reference management

Resources

ASME Digital Collection: articles, conference proceedings and e-books from the American Society of Mechanical Engineers

Barbour Index: specialist database covering health & safety and environmental information

British Standards Online: a database of all current British, European and International Standards

Construction Information Service: standards and regulations relating to the construction industry Institute of Civil Engineers

Digimap Ordnance Survey Collection: searchable and downloadable Ordnance Survey maps, geological maps and aerial images of Great Britain for educational use (free registration may be required)

JoVE (Journal of Visualised Experiments): videos of biological, chemical, medical and physical research experiments (on-campus access only)

Newsbank: full-text of around 9,000 local, national and international newspapers and magazines from 1996 onwards

Oxford Scholarship online: e-books on science, social science, humanities, medicine and law

ScienceDirect: full-text journals and e-books on a range of subjects (free registration may be required)

SpringerLink: full-text journals, e-books and reference works on a wide range of subjects.

Virtual Library Archive: a selection of full-text journals and e-books, including archive from 1836 Support Resources

Web of Science: scientific journal article and e-book citation indexing service that also provides full text links to other databases

Wiley Online Library: full-text articles covering science, social science and the humanities

Zetoc: Tables of contents for research journals (not full-text)

Last updated: 19/07/2017