Specialist resources - Engineering
Specialist resources to support your studies including patents and standards.
Resources by type
General reference resources
Reference material can consist of a range of different types of material providing you with background information. The information can either be general or related to specific subject areas. Typical examples of reference material include:
- Biographical dictionaries
- Official publications
Guidance on using general reference resources
Conference proceedings report on presentations or posters delivered at conferences, seminars and workshops. They are often the first announcement of new research.
- Conference Proceedings Citation Index – Science – access via the Web of Science Core Collection
- Scopus – covers life sciences, social sciences, physical sciences and health sciences
Guidance on finding conference proceedings
Theses and dissertations
Reports, newsletters and discussion papers are often freely available from research and charity organisations.
Guidance on finding reports
As you progress through your degree course, you may want to find information on potential or current employers. This can be done through professional organisations, business databases, careers sites, and news sources.
Guidance on researching employers