Bachelor of Engineering (first year): Home

Library resources for students studying first year engineering

About this guide

This guide provides an introduction to Library resources for 1st Year Engineering students.

  • Getting started
    Resources to get you started.
  • Books & eBooks
    Search strategies and information to assist you find relevant books & eBooks from the VU Library.
  • Databases & journals
    Information on what journal articles are and strategies on how to find them.
  • Websites
    Strategies to assess the internet content you might use for your assignments.


Online Library drop-in sessions

Students can get advice with:

  • database searching
  • accessing articles
  • finding and evaluating resources
  • referencing
  • any other information research skills


Tuesday 31 March '20 (12.30PM-1.30PM)

Thursday 2 April '20 (12.30PM-1.30PM)

Tuesday 7 April '20 (12.30PM-1.30PM)

Thursday 9 April '20 (12.30PM-1.30PM)

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Non-VU access

Learning Hubs

Learning Hubs: study advice & career guidance


Jennifer Murphy
Educational Services Librarian
ph. 9919 9147

Dana Kuljanin
Librarian (Engineering & Science)
ph. 9919 2160


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