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  • Finding articles
  • Choosing the right resource
  • Evaluating sources

          

Key databases

 Science Direct Freedom Collection

ScienceDirect Freedom Collection refers to access to the full text of articles of over 3,800 journals on a high quality articles from the journals in all subject collections published by Elsevier Science. This is an access-only model beginning from the date of the existing ScienceDirect subscription with a minimum of four backfile years, plus the current year.

ProQuest Technology Collection

A multidisciplinary content collection of scholarly and technical material covering advanced technologies, engineering, material sciences, computer sciences and related disciplines. Faculty, graduate, and post-graduate students will find comprehensive coverage from thousands of full-text titles including peer-reviewed journals, trade publications, books/monographs, conference proceedings, reports, newswires, video material, and much more.

Ei Compendex is the broadest and most complete engineering literature database available in the world. It provides a truly holistic and global view of peer reviewed and indexed publications with over 20 million records from 77 countries across 190 engineering disciplines. Every record is carefully selected and indexed using the Engineering Index Thesaurus to ensure discovery and retrieval of engineering-specific literature that engineering students and professionals can rely on. By using Ei Compendex, engineers can be confident information is relevant, complete, accurate and of high quality.
 

Relevant databases

EBSCO Academic Search Complete  

Academic Search Complete database is designed for academic institutions and is a leading resource for scholarly research. It supports high-level research in the key areas of academic study by providing journals, periodicals, reports, books and more. Content includes nearly 6,600 active full-text journals and magazines, 6,000 active full-text peer-reviewed journals, 4,000 active full-text peer-reviewed journals with no embargo and 4,000 active full-text journals indexed in Web of Science or Scopus.

 

Login with your Library account when prompted to access the database.

Key journals

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Articles from journals that are not available in the library can be requested through article request service

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BSpace is the BUiD instituitional repository that has a collection of 900+ student’s works submitted electronically accessible through to the World Wide Web.

Search BUiD doctoral theses

Search BUiD masteral dissertations

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ProQuest Dissertations and Theses: Global (PQDTGlobal) is the world's most comprehensive collection of full-text dissertations and theses. More than 70,000 new full-text dissertations and theses are added to the database each year.

Subject coverage

  • Business and Economics
  • Medical Sciences
  • Science
  • Technology
  • Agriculture
  • Social Sciences
  • Arts
  • Humanities
Note: Full text for certain publications is subject to market availability.

PQDT Open

PQDT Open provides the full text of open access dissertations and theses free of charge. The authors of these dissertations and theses have opted to publish as open access. 

The reading list provides you access to the materials recommended by your tutors. These include print/eBooks, articles, book chapters & conference papers. It links you directly to the readings in WorldCat and gives you real-time information about the availabilty of books. The articles can be downloaded using your Library account details. 

Select the module listed alphabetically to access the readings. 

Or type the course code (e.g. SDBE 510) 

IRENA

Search the publications of International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA)

Institution of Engineering and Technology

Access a range of knowledge services, events, profession support, news, views and hot topics from the five sectors Built Environment, Design and Production, Energy, Information & Communication and Transport.

BSRIA – The built environment experts

BSRIA's engineering, technical and market research experts provide independent, objective and practical help in design, construction and occupancy of the built environment.

Ecology

The ECOLOGY Global Network™, a service of Ecology Communications, Inc. (ECI), is the nexus of the Worldwide Web, international television, international radio and personal data delivery systems regarding all facets of ecology and the environment… all delivered on ecology.com with plans to expand to other media delivery platforms.

IAEA Publications

The IAEA is a leading publisher in the nuclear field. Its scientific and technical publications include international safety standards, technical guides, conference proceedings and scientific reports. Publications of a more general interest include the IAEA Bulletin, factsheets and topical booklets.

 

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