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Engineering Guide: Home

Getting Started

About this guide

This guide will help you with:

  • Understanding and accessing key resources available at ECU that are relevant to Engineering.
  • Beginning your research. The aim of this guide is to provide a starting point for research. Visit the Researching a Topic page to learn how to begin your research. If you would like help finding different types of resources, such as ebooks, standards, and scholarly articles, visit the pages that begin with Finding... located in the side menu.
  • Accessing further help. Find links to workshops on this page. Times and locations for referencing and assignment drop-in sessions are located under Further Assistance.
  • Developing skills that will help you succeed in your degree and your career, such as academic writing, maths, and digital skills.

Quick links

4 things you need to know...

  1. You have access to a wide range of ebooks - use your reading lists and then ECU WorldSearch or Knovel to find relevant books.

  2. Look for journal articles and conference papers to find innovative information from the researchers who made the discoveries.

  3. Ask for help when you need it. Come to a drop-in session for help with referencing, academic writing, teamwork, and more.

  4. Learning online can be tricky. If you're having trouble with learning technologies, contact the Library for help.