For discovering and researching different materials & material types, check out the following sources.
Try these databases & websites to find different materials and products for inspiration in your own product design.
Search the Library Catalogue for materials you are interested in, or try searching for books on a product or object you're researching.
Browse the book shelves in the Library for inspiration & information on different materials for product design.
Look in the 620 & 660 sections.
If you're after research articles on different materials, check out the Academic Sources section of this guide.
Try searching the following databases and museum collections for images to use in your studies.
If you're looking to improve yoru skills in design techniques such as User Experience and Human Experience, use the suggestions below.
You can find guides & handbooks on design techniques by searching the UTS Library collection of books. Try keywords like:
An example search you could make is:
You can find lots of courses & video tutorials for User Experience design and other techniques in the LinkedIn Learning database.