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Mechanical & Mechatronic Engineering: Finding Books & Book Chapters

This guide contains resources and guidance to help students studying Mechanical and Mechatronic Engineering.

The Library Catalogue


Books provide broad overviews of a topic and is a great place to start if you are new to the topic.

The best way to find books is using the library catalogue.

Watch the video below for a demonstration of how to use the Library Catalogue effectively.

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  • Sign in to see all results
  • Keep it simple! Search using a few keywords, book title, e.g. mechanical design
  • Refine your results using the options on the left e.g. to find eBooks, filter by 'Books', 'Book Chapters' and 'Available online'.

How to read a catalogue record

eBook Databases


Most eBook databases include the option of searching for keywords or phrases within the book content. This will help you locate more specific information quickly from relevant books.