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Finding information for Mechanical Engineering

A guide to help you find information for your essays, projects, reports or dissertation

Introduction

This guide offers a range of activities aimed at helping you to find literature relevant to Mechanical Engineering. It also covers the referencing software, RefWorks. The guide is divided into a series of activities so that you can choose the ones that are most helpful to you rather than doing them all.

The activities are divided into sections as follows:

  • Activity    1:      Developing your search strategy - tips on how to focus your search for literature 
  • Activities  2-4:  Using FindIt@Bham
  • Activities  5-6:  Using Databases
  • Activity     7:     Referencing software - using RefWorks
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