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Engineering Library Newsletter: Newsletter June 2018

This library newsletter for faculty and students keeps you informed of our activities, services and resources.

Zotero week workshops



Zotero is a free citation manager that allows you to save citation information while searching and browsing the Web. With a single click, Zotero saves citations and enables you to create customized bibliographies in a variety of reference styles.

These hands-on workshops will introduce some of the key functions of Zotero such as: installing Zotero, adding citations to your Zotero library, organizing and managing your citations, creating bibliographies, and using the Microsoft Word plug-in to easily insert citations from Zotero into your documents. The workshops will be facilitated by a group of expert Zotero librarians. Bookings are essential. Please note that these are repeat sessions and you only need to book for one session.

Monday: 9 July 2018 – Electronic Classroom 1 – Floor 1, Wartenweiler Library, East Campus.

Time: 9:30 – 12:00


Tuesday: 10 July 2018 – Electronic classroom 3, Engineering Library, Chamber of Mines Building, West Campus.

Time: 9:30 – 12:00


Wednesday: 11 July 2018 - Electronic classroom 2, Commerce Library, West Campus.

Time: 9:30 – 12:00


Thursday 12 July 2018 - Electronic Classroom 1 – Floor 1, Wartenweiler Library, East Campus.

Time: 9:30 – 12:00


New on AccessEngineering

McGraw Hill’s Access Engineering is a dynamic online resource offering quick and unparalleled access to the world's most trusted collection of critical, must-have engineering information. It provides comprehensive coverage and fast title-by-title access to McGraw-Hill’s engineering collection focused around 15 major areas of engineering.

See selected titles below:

Library Wisdom Box


New Books in the Library

New print books in the library.

Theses & Dissertations



For more information on Open Access ETDs see the following LibGuide: Scholarly Research & Related Resources. Refer to the page/tab on Research Resources:ETDs and Scholarly Repositories.

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Engineering Databases

ICE Virtual Library

IEEE Support

IEEE Xplore Digital Library

A collection of technical literature in electrical engineering, computer science, and electronics from the IEEE. Provides citations and abstracts for periodicals and conference proceedings of the IEEE and IEE, and full text access EEE society-sponsored journals and magazines from 1998 - present.

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Library Skills Training

The Library ran general and subject specific information literacy sessions for undergraduate students throughout the year. Also, classes can be arranged for postgraduate students who might require more in depth guidance to the library's resources. Equally, if any member of staff would like an introduction or update to information sources in Engineering please contact us.