Author Archives: Hilary

About Hilary

Research Analytics and Impact & Engagement Librarian

New e-books added to our Black Literature & Culture collection

“Race and racism is a reality that so many of us grow up learning to just deal with. But if we ever hope to move past it, it can’t just be on people of colour to deal with it. It’s … Continue reading

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Help for researchers: evidencing your strengths and developing your publishing strategy

Stijn Wuyts from our Department of Physics has recently been named as one of the world’s most influential researchers by the Web of Science. Their Highly Cited Researchers 2019 List aims to identify the world’s most influential researchers, reflected in … Continue reading

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Wiley reference works online: aerospace, electrical, chemical engineering, life sciences and more…

The Library has recently updated our access to a range of Major Reference Works published by Wiley, providing a wealth of up to date information at your fingertips. Titles include: Wiley Encyclopedia of Aerospace Engineering: original expert articles in aerospace … Continue reading

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Scopus is changing!

Do you use Scopus, the abstract and citation database from Elsevier? If so, you’ll be interested to hear that it will be undergoing some changes this Saturday, 1st February.  The user interface has been redesigned providing more intuitive searching, improved … Continue reading

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SAE ebooks

Attention automotive and aerospace engineers!  The Library now provides you with access to over 130 mobility engineering ebooks from the SAE.  Content include engine testing; engine & powertrain systems; vehicle dynamics & chassis; brakes;  electronics; hybrid and electric vehicles, and … Continue reading

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Engineering and technology ebooks from the IET

Adding further to our growing engineering e-book portfolio, the Library recently purchased the Institute of Engineering and Technology (IET)’s ‘Ultimate Collection.’   This gives our staff and students access to over 350 ebooks published by the IET between 1979 and … Continue reading

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Important information for IEEE Xplore users

IEEE Xplore will be upgraded on 1st April 2012. More information about the new features is available here: http://www.ieee.org/newieeexplore Please note two important items affecting those who use the ‘personal account’ feature: 1. IEEE Account (personal account) user name change: … Continue reading

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SAE Digital Library – new platform and features

The Society of Automotive Engineers’ Digital Library has undergone a major redesign, and you can now access the new and improved platform.    One very useful new feature is that searches now default to retrieving only those papers available from the database in full text (over 35,000 SAE … Continue reading

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Wiley Aerospace Encyclopedia now available online

Staff and students now have online access to a new Encyclopedia of Aerospace Engineering published by Wiley.  This large scale reference work addresses the engineering and scientific principles of air and spacecraft design, construction and operation. Themes covered include Fluid Dynamics and Aerothermodynamics; … Continue reading

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