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Energy Engineering

A research guide for Energy Engineering students at the University of Melbourne

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Finding books and e-books

Finding books, e-books and more

Image: Business, Economics and Education Library, taken on August 16, 2011 by Ben Kreunen, accessed on 23/05/2013, Licensed under Creative Commons

Image: Business, Economics and Education Library, taken on August 16, 2011 by Ben Kreunen, accessed on 23/05/2013, Licensed under Creative Commons


Searching in the library catalogue provides location details for physical items held by the library.

The catalogue also has records for ebooks and electronic journals held by the library. Click through from these records to access the resource.

The library catalogue does not index individual electronic journal articles. To search within an electronic database or journal use Discovery.


Reference resources

Browsing for resources

Browse by subject:

Once you find a good book in the library catalogue, click on the subject links at the bottom of the record to find more items on that topic, e.g.

Browse by Dewey:

Items in the library are shelved by subject using Dewey numbers, for example:

  • 526 Cartography
  • 526.9 Surveying
  • 620 Engineering
  • 621.36 Remote sensing technology
  • 622 Mining
  • 624 Civil engineering
  • 625 Engineering of railroads & roads
  • 627 Hydraulic engineering 
  • 628 Sanitary & municipal engineering 
  • 690 Building & construction
  • 910 Geography
  • 910.285 Geographic information systems

Look up a Dewey number and:

  1. Browse the shelves at that number, or
  2. Browse virtually by searching the catalogue by call number.