Engineering: Find books

Find handbooks

Handbooks can be useful for getting overviews of topics. Find engineering handbooks by searching these specialists collections:

Books in the collection

Here are some books from the collection.

Catalogue search tips

Use the Library Catalogue to find relevant books and videos in the collection. 

  • Use the left Refine Search panel to refine your search by  Format: Books & Full text online (for ebooks). You can further refine your results by date, subject, author and more. Find more search help here.
  • More information about ebooks is available from the ebook guide

What is a scholarly book?

Look for the clues:

 [(Jan Kromer “Magnifying glass”, CC Licence: CC BY-NC-SA 2.0 (, Image Source: flickr (] Clue 1: Specialised publisher: for example, a university press
  Clue 2: Reputable author/creator: Look for the authors' qualifications
  Clue 3: Includes cited references and a bibliography

For more help watch the short Library video: Scholarly sources explained (2 mins 45 secs).