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New for 2017

SAE Mobilus

Members now have access to all SAE technical papers from 1906 onwards (over 100,000 in total) and all SAE ground vehicle standards

ASME Digital Collection

All ASME journal papers published from 2000 onwards, plus all conference papers published since 2008, are now available for members to download

Alternatively you can access individual titles and databases directly using the links below:


Books and journals

As a member you have online access to engineering publications from the key publishers, including McGraw-Hill, Springer and Elsevier:

AccessEngineering

700 of the world's best-known and most authoritative engineering handbooks from McGraw-Hill.

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Ebrary

400 engineering and 70 management ebooks available to download to computers, tablets and mobile devices.

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Springer

Over 4,000 ebooks and 200 ejournals from the world's second largest publisher of scientific, technical and medical content – download articles, chapters and whole books.

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Knovel

400 core engineering reference books available in PDF full text, all fully searchable and downloadable.

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ScienceDirect

Members have free access to up to 20 articles or chapters a year from over 18,000 ebooks and 3,300 ejournals on ScienceDirect, the online platform of Elsevier, the world's leading publisher of scientific, technical, and medical journals.

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IMechE Proceedings

Members can download articles free of charge from the full back catalogue of all 18 IMechE journals, apart from issues published in the last 12 months.

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EBSCO

One search for Engineering Source, Science & Technology Collection (for technical journals) and Business Source Corporate (for trade magazines/news/market research).

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EBSCO Engineering Source title list
EBSCO Science and Technology Collection title list
EBSCO Business Source Corporate journal title list

Professional Engineering magazine

For the full text archive of the magazine, visit Professional Engineering magazine.

Material properties and engineering data

Knovel Data Search

Allows you to find specific types of properties data for materials and substances with on-the-fly unit conversion.

Visit Knovel Data Search
 

AccessEngineering calculators

Calculator tools from McGraw-Hill for fluid dynamics, heat transfer and other engineering problems.

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Market and company information

EBSCO Business Source Corporate

Datamonitor reports for companies and industry sectors.

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EBSCO Business Source Corporate reports list

Library-only databases

The following resources are only accessible in the library at One Birdcage Walk. You may visit to use these resources or contact the library team who will run searches on your behalf and email you the results.

ESDU (Engineering Design Software and Methods Tools)

Validated engineering methods, calculations, worked examples, datasheets, abstracts and over 1,300 design guides. Full-text datasheets can be viewed in the library or are available for week loan.

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ILI Standards Infobase

Abstracts and contents listings of worldwide standards. Library staff can run searches on your behalf and email the results to help you find out what a particular standard covers or help you identify which standard you need.
 

ILI Metals Infodisk

Metals properties database. Search by standard number, designation, grade or description. Library staff can run searches on your behalf and email the results.

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