Technology and Engineering library subject guide , Aratohu kaupapa mō te hangarau me te pūkaha

This subject guide includes biotechnology, ergonomics, and industrial technology.

Article databases

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Extensive multidisciplinary access to engineering and technology journal articles and conference papers.

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Searches selected article databases simultaneously. Databases include Academic Search Premier, Business Source Complete, Emerald Engineering, IEEE. Good starting point for undergraduates.

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Comprehensive coverage of the literature of chemistry, including chemical engineering and chemical aspects of technology.

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IEEE Xplore

Online library of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) and the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET). Subjects covered include electrical engineering, electronics and computer science. 

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Google Scholar

The Google search engine that returns scholarly information.  Use in preference to Google web search and always access through the Library website to ensure full availability of Massey-subscribed information.

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Terms and conditions for library online resources

Legal guidelines about how and by whom Library-subscribed article databases may be used.

Books and ebooks

Find the book you need in a library, or access an online edition you can read on your computer.

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Search Discover to find Library books, ebooks, journals, DVDs & other material.  

Search Libraries Worldwide

For postgraduate students and staff to find and request books that are not held by any Massey University Library.

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Google Books

Searches across the full-text content of a huge range of books. You can then check by searching Discover to see if the book is held by Massey University Library. About this resource

Find theses and research reports

Locate Massey, New Zealand and international theses.

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Background information

Kirk-Othmer Encyclopedia of Chemical Technology
Highly-recommended for all aspects of chemical technology, with article-length entries on a wide range of topics, including environmental technology, energy and process engineering.

Ullmann's Encyclopedia of Industrial Chemistry
Details the science and technology in all areas of industrial chemistry. Subject areas include: inorganic and organic chemicals, advanced materials, pharmaceuticals, polymers and plastics, metals and alloys, biotechnology and biotechnological products, process engineering and unit operations, analytical methods and environmental protection.

Encyclopedia of Statistics in Quality and Reliability
In-depth coverage of a wide variety of topics, including six sigma, data mining, process capability and measurement systems analysis.

Springer Handbook of Mechanical Engineering
Core information and tables for all aspects of mechanical engineering.

Eshbach's Handbook of Engineering Fundamentals

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Patents and standards



Standards New Zealand
New Zealand (NZS) and Australian standards (AS/NZS) as well as international (ISO) standards that have been adopted for New Zealand use.

Industry intelligence and product development

A database from Euromonitor International providing statistics and product reports on consumer, product and marketing trends for over 200 countries worldwide.

A database giving access to global news and business information, including stock market and company and industry sector data.

Business Source Complete
Very good coverage of trade publications, product reviews,  market research reports, industry reports, country reports, company profiles and SWOT analyses.

Statistics NZ tools
A range of tools to both locate and manipulate demographic and business data. Includes links to InfoShare for time-series data and NZ.Stat for creating tables from large datasets.

Database Licence Information
Legal guidelines about how and by whom Library-subscribed article databases may be used.

New Zealand

Engineering New Zealand

Search Scopus for a list of Massey University engineering publications

Concepts and definitions

McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science & Technology 10th ed.
Comprehensive 20-volume encyclopedia available at Manawatū and Auckland campus libraries.

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