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.


On this page

This page provides information on getting started on your assignment and keyword searching strategies.

Online Library drop-in sessions

Students can get advice with:

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

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Learning Hubs

Learning Hubs: academic and study skills

Learning Hubs are welcoming, collaborative virtual and physical spaces that provide academic skill development and advice; assistance with transition to study; and a range of activities that build and enhance what you learn in the classroom.

From VU Polytechnic to PhD students we've got something for you. Offering workshops, drop-ins, study groups and 'Essential Activities', we help you build your skills for these areas and more:

Student Mentors are also available to assist you transition to uni and throughout your studies.

Use these links to:


Jennifer Murphy
Educational Services Librarian
ph. 9919 9147

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


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