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Engineering: Home

Welcome to your guide to finding information for engineering.

Getting started with your research

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

Try your keywords in:

Google Scholar or Library Search from the Library's homepage.

Use Library Search or Google Scholar for your initial search.

Refine your search:

  • limit to journal articles or select Scholarly/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 the Catalogue 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 ArticleRearch or the Inter-Library Loans Service.
  4. Request an item be purchased for the Library - Materials request form.

NZ sources and quick reference

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