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Department of Engineering

Library and Information Service

Library and Information Service

Welcome to the Department of Engineering Library

The physical library space is undergoing a refurbishment. If you need to speak to a member of library staff we will be around the department at the following times:

Weekdays main site Dyson Centre 9am-5pm

Most Tuesday's Electrical Engineering (CAPE) Common Room 3pm-5pm

Most Wednesday's Whittle Lab Social Space 3pm-5pm

Most Friday's IFM Common Room 9.30am-1pm

The easiest way to contact us however, is via email

Please bring your books to be returned to the Dyson Centre. If you require some of our books please email the request through to we will fetch them throughout the day making them available in the Dyson Centre. Please note however, any request made after 3pm will not be available until the following workday.

The new library space will reopen by the end of 2015.

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The Library aims to support Departmental teaching and research activities by:

  • Collaborating and building partnerships with students and academics;
  • Providing a workable range of the most relevant and best literature from world sources;
  • Using national and international library lending and copying services to provide literature which cannot be obtained from local sources;
  • Delivering sessions on a variety of topics, from literature searching and critical appraisal through to managing research data and Open Access.