We are pleased to offer new ebook collections from Wiley, MIT, Ebsco and ICE in support of Engineering and Computer Science.  These are currently available through the following platforms: Via the Discovery Service Ebsco Mobile Technology 2014 ebook Collection Ebsco Civil Engineering 2015 ebook Collection Ebsco …

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The library ‘off campus passwords’ page lists usernames and passwords for off campus access to the e-resources BCIS and ISURV. Neither of these passwords are working currently, the supplier is investigating. In the meantime, both resources can still be accessed …

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The BBC recently asked for top predictions for the next hundred years, inspired by American Civil Engineer John Elfreth Watkins’ hypotheses in 1900: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-16444966 Here are what BBC viewers have sent in. What do you think will happen? http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-16536598

TOTD can remember when, back in the mid-1980s, the Department of Geography still had a variety of whacky calculating devices. These included a number of pinwheel machines, and even a large desktop machine with a Nixie tube display (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nixie_tube). Best …

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