Researcher Development

Literature and data searching for Engineering and Design

Thursday 19 October 2017 10:15 - 12:05
Thursday 15 February 2018 10:15 - 12:05

Target audience

Doctoral students in engineering related disciplines

Tutors

David Stacey and Hilary Cooksley

About the workshop

This session will provide an overview of the best resources for finding journal articles, information and data to support engineering research. We will look in detail at the main engineering database, Compendex and cover other services including IEEE Xplore, the Construction Information Service, ESDU, the Society of Automotive Engineers' Digital Library, Knovel and patent databases. This will be an interactive session with time for you to use the databases.

Learning outcomes

After attending this workshop, you will:

  • be able to select the most appropriate engineering databases for your research needs
  • be able to make effective use of these databases in your research

Book a place

Thursday 19 October 2017 10:15 - 12:05
Thursday 15 February 2018 10:15 - 12:05

Please contact us at doctoralskills@bath.ac.uk if you have any special requirements.