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Engineering: Home

Welcome to your subject guide for engineering

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Welcome to the Library.

I'm Kathryn Briggs, your subject Librarian for Engineering, if you need any help just ask in the Library or email us.

This is an introductory guide to help you find key, academic resources while studying engineering and show you how to make use of them. Hopefully, it will answer most of the questions that you have about the library resources.

The School of Engineering has three departments:

  1. Department of Building and Civil Engineering
  2. Department of Electronic and Electrical Engineering
  3. Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering


The guide provides key information on engineering sources including:

  • Finding items in print and online; including books, journals & newspapers
  • Searching databases
  • Useful websites
  • Citation & referencing
  • Support & training

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Top Engineering Databases

Top Engineering Databases


i2i National Standards this database provides full text access to Irish (IS), European (EN) and International (ISO) standards.





Info4Education contains full text of Standards, books and journals pertaining to the regulatory aspect of the Irish and UK Construction Industry and Occupational Health and Safety.



ScienceDirect is one of the largest databases subscribed to by the library, with lots of engineering related articles.


Emerald Archives access back issues of journals in engineering, applied science and technology.

► A-Z of Databases & eResources


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Kathryn Briggs
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