Tag: engineering

Here’s a (K)novel resource!

Knovel is one of the most novel approaches to presenting information we have ever seen.  Offering a choice between standard search and an interactive matrix of search criteria that return physico-chemical data, formulae, information, and more for the physical sciences,

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International Women in Engineering Day

Happy International Women in Engineering Day! Women have traditionally been underrepresented in the science, technology, computing and mathematical professions, yet their contributions have been critical in shaping the modern world, as STEMjobs and IveyEngineering describe.  Ada Lovelace invented the fundamentals of programming

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Free trial until 23 Febraury: JoVE Engineering Video collection

We have a trial running to the JoVE Engineering Video collection until Friday 23rd February.  Please send any feedback to Timothy Collinson.

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Introducing the new Engineering Village search

Engineering Village has updated its search screen since last year.  Here’s a video explaining the changes and how to us it to find engineering articles.  

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A most Knovel app

Science and engineering reference source Knovel has released a new mobile app for Android and iOS so you can now get mobile friendly reliable technical data on the go on field trips and in the lab.  With My Knovel ToGo, you can even download

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Access Engineering ebooks now available via the Library catalogue

Access Engineering ebooks are now available via the Library catalogue as well as directly from the database or Discovery Service search, so there are now more ways to get to the ebooks you want. Photo by astro_matt

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The wonderful things you can build with Lego

Enter the Lego exoskeleton When building a flashy human exoskeleton, Lego is not the first building material that springs to mind.  Perhaps it should be, as this man demonstrates!   Photo by _nash

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Digging for digital black gold

Cambridge Core ebooks in petroleum sciences now available We have just added over fifty ebooks on petroleum engineering and earth sciences to our digital collections from the Cambridge Core range.  You can search them all using the Discovery Service or using the native

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Knovel not working away from the University campus (resolved)

Update 02.05.17 – Knovel is working normally via Shibboleth on computers away from the University campus. Knovel appears not to be working on computers away from the University campus.  If you are working from home or elsewhere, we recommend using the VPN (or

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Engineer of the week: Brunel

Born 9 April 1806 in Portsmouth to a French engineer who had fled the French revolution, Isambard Kingdom Brunel was educated in  cutting edge engineering practices in both England and in France.  Starting work for his father, Brunel rapidly began

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