Tag Archives: Engineering

New E-Book Collections – August

We have recently purchased 3 new e-book collections.  The individual titles are in the process of being added to our catalogue but links to the collections are available from the e-book A-Z list.


Access Engineeringae-logo

Access Engineering provides access to over 200 engineering reference sources; 5,000 interactive graphs and downloadable tables and charts; personalization tools; instructional videos. Includes Perry’s Chemical Engineers Handbook, Marks Standard Handbook for Mechanical Engineers, Roark’s Formulas for Stress and Strain, Standard Handbook for Electrical Engineers.


Casalini e-books package

The Casalini full text platform (Torrossa) provides access to a selection of 1,867 scholarly e-books from Italian and Spanish academic publishers since 2000 for Edinburgh University Casalini logousers. The collection consists of 1,188 titles on Italian studies and Italian literature and 679 titles on Spanish studies. The books are in Italian or Spanish and can be either downloaded or viewed online in PDF format (it is necessary to disable pop-up blockers on your web browser and also in your Google tool bar if applicable). The e-book collection is fully searchable, including by words in the full text. Click here to get a full list of the e-book titles.


 Wageningen Academic Publisherswag logo

We now have access to the e-books published between 2002 and 2014 on the Wageningen Academic Publishers platform.  Main subject areas include Animal & Veterinary Science, Environmental  & Plant Science, Food Science and Social Science.

Further info

Further information about our e-books is available from http://www.ed.ac.uk/schools-departments/information-services/library-museum-gallery/finding-resources/ebooks



SAE Technical Papers – new e-resource

The Library now subscribes to the full collection of SAE Technical Papers available within the SAE Digital Library.  This provides access to over 90,000 technical papers from the Society of Automotive Engineers, ranging from 1906 to the present day.  Papers are available in the fields of design engineering, aerospace sae-international-84engineering, advanced materials, power and propulsion, transportation, tests and testing, fuels, energy sources, safety etc.


A full list of our databases is available at http://www.ed.ac.uk/schools-departments/information-services/library-museum-gallery/finding-resources/library-databases/databases-a-z