- The Library

Subject Gateways & Useful Links

Subject Gateways  

Intute Virtual Training Suite: Electrical Engineering

Free tutorial for developing internet search skills and awareness of important high-quality sites and sources online.


A free web portal for search and rank of scientific articles published in journals and conferences in computer sciences, electronics and related areas. Covers ACM and IEEE publications, as well as those listed by CiteSeerX, DBLP and more


TechXtra is a search interface providing access to freely available full-text content from articles, websites, theses and dissertations, books, industry news, new job announcements, technical reports, eprints, learning & teaching resources and the latest research, in engineering, mathematics and computing. 

Professional Bodies

Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)

Educational and Scientific computing society. Includes extensive Digital Library.


Information on the activities of CIGRE, the Council on Large Electric Systems.  CIGRE is an international non-profit Association promoting collaboration between more than 3500 electrical power systems experts from all around the world.  CIGRE’s aims include designing and deploying the power systems of the future, optimizing existing equipment and power systems, respecting the environment, and offering access to information.
CIGRE publications are available from the e-CIGRE library.

The Institution of Engineering and Technology

Information about the Institution, including publications, membership, events and careers. (Formerly the Institution of Electrical Engineers (IEE) and the Institution of Incorporated Engineers (IEE)). 

Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)

Information about the Institute and its societies, including membership, publications, careers and conference.

Supplier/Product Information

Barbour Product Search

From the publishers of the print Barbour Compendium this is a fully searchable database of products and suppliers for the construction industries. It includes images, case studies, technical data, catalogues, news and project data - please note copying images & the Law 


Provides a free facility to search for business to business product and company information, including importers, exporters, manufacturers, wholesalers & distributors.