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This guide is designed for students studying Engineering.
Use this guide to:
Explore resources for your coursework and research including books, databases and journals.
BSOL provides access to British standards and international and European standards that have been adopted as British standards in the subjects of civil engineering, fluid mechanics, energy, etc.
It also includes ASTM standards and ISO standards that haven't
been adopted as British standards. BSOL also holds BSI Publicly Available Specifications, as well as BSI books.The Eurocodes are a new set of European structural design codes for building and civil engineering works. They will be used for European public works and are set to become the de-facto standard for the private sector - both in Europe and worldwide.Please follow the link on the BSI homepage and click on BSOL subscribers in the yellow box on the right hand side of the page to access documents from the BSI construction module
Cite Them Right Online is a comprehensive online guide to referencing. It will help you to reference books, journals, articles, websites and other materials for your studies or research and understand how to avoid plagiarism. It includes guidance and examples for a number of different referencing styles, especially Harvard.
Nexis UK is a news database which offers national, regional and international news from a range of sources on various subjects emphasising on business and industry, including company and industry reports. Its content is updated daily and many titles have a 20 year archive.
Limitation - Please note that the length of time to store a single copy of downloaded materials from this resource in machine readable form is limited to 90 days only. See details below for more information
The right to retrieve and store machine-readable copies of Materials is limited to the retrieval of a single copy of a reasonable portion of the Materials included in any individual file of the Online Services using the downloading commands of the Online Services or your web browser software and storage of that copy in machine readable form for no more than 90 days, primarily for one person’s exclusive use, to the extent the storage of those Materials is not further limited or prohibited by the Additional Terms.