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Welcome to your guide to finding information for engineering.

Research strategy

Before you start think about your topic and keywords.  Check out:

Try your keywords in:

Refine your results to document type (journal article, book etc.), date or peer-reviewed articles as required.  Check the keywords in results for further searching in databases.

Use Library Search for your initial search.

Refine your search:

  • limit to journal articles or select Peer-Reviewed
  • Limit to a date range

Most articles are in electronic journals.  Follow the online link to open the webpage and then pdf.

Use Library Search to find print and e-books.

  • For print books use the call number to locate the books on the shelves
  • E-books can be read online or downloaded using Adobe Digital Editions
  1. ​​For books look for the Bonus+ logo on a Library Search result page.  This will take you to a screen where you are able to request from a Library in New Zealand or Australia.
  2. If you can't find the book there use the Inter-Library Loans Service - For help use this Guide.
  3. Journal articles not available in our databases should be requested through the Inter-Library Loans Service.
  4. Request an item be purchased for the Library - Materials request form.
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