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Engineering

Welcome to your subject guide for engineering

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Welcome to the Library

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

 

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


Search our Collections

Search for books, articles, news and more in our library discovery service.

 

When you find the book you want you'll see its shelf or class number, this will help you find it in the library.

For online items, like eBooks, click on the link to read online.

Databases

Selecting the most appropriate databases for your research is very important when trying to find what's been published on your topic. 

We recommend the following databases for top engineering databases but remember there are many other databases available that may be useful for your research needs. For our full list visit our database a-z page.

 

Key Databases

IHS Markit

Provide access to Knowledge Workspace, for Occupational Health Service Safety Information and The Irish Construction Information Service (CIS) Plus; a tool to access current regulations, technical advice and industry news on building, engineering, design and construction processes in the UK and Ireland.

IEEE Xplore Digital Library

Full text access to IEEE content published since 1988 and selected content published between 1872 -1988. It includes IEEE journals, transactions, and magazines, including early access documents, conference proceedings, published standards, Standards Dictionary Online and IET journals and conference proceedings. More standards are also available from these databases: IHS and i2i National Standards.
 

ScienceDirect

Science Direct contains over 11 million articles on science, technology and computer science. Journal coverage includes over 2,500 authoritative titles. The Journal Backfiles consists of a historical archive of over four million articles going back from 1994 as far as 1823.


Emerald

A multidisciplinary database, subject coverage includes Accounting & Finance, Economics, HR & Organizational Behaviour, Management Science & Operations, Marketing and Strategy.


Springer Journals

Accumulating over 2,900 journals, spanning all subject areas, Springer continues to be the leading research source that is read, referenced and written by experts in the field.

Building Cost Information Service (BCIS)

A tool designed for building professionals to help prepare top level cost plans, provide early cost advice to clients and benchmark costs for both commercial and residential buildings.

Springer Computer Science eBooks

Includes all Springer Computer Sciences eBooks

Introducing ATU Library Website

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Finding Books and eBooks

This video demo is from the Galway-Mayo site, Donegal and Sligo have the same functionality but a different look and feel.

Finding Online Journal Articles

This video demo is from the Galway-Mayo site, Donegal and Sligo have the same functionality but a different look and feel.


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