Exam time again.
Next week is the start of the Summer exam timetable: The library can help you in a number of ways. We have extended our opening hours at St Peter’s Library for the exam period . We will be 24/7 from 19.30pm Tuesday 7th May for approx 3 weeks. Check out the library website for more information. Find a space to revise, we have a number of Quiet spaces suitable for revising , look out for...
New books in the library
The library now has a number of new books for computing and engineering students. We now have the Mechanics of Materials for Dummies, this book covers subject such as material behaviour, stress, fatique and movement. It also covers key mechanics concepts and contains helpful tips on solving problems. The 3rd Edition of CMOS: circuit design, layout and simulation is also now available. This...
ACM: Learning Center
The Association for Computing Machinery has excellent information resources and events for staff and students in the subject area of computing and engineering on their Learning Center webpage : The latest Learning Webinar from the ACM Learning Center is on the subject of Engineering Software as a Service and covers Software as a Service (SaaS), the topics are the synergy between SaaS...
Referex : A collection of Engineering books...
Need Engineering information for an assignment or research and need to access it quickly . Have you looked at our Referex online collection of Engineering books. The books are accessed via Discover on the library website, login into Discover, click on the A-Z link and then Resources. Scroll down to the Referex links. There are 2 collections Electronics & Electrical and Materials &...
Looking for Engineering journals
Did you know that the library has a package of Engineering journals on the Emerald database. There are 3 main areas for Engineers, Mechanical & Materials Engineering , Electrical & Electronic Engineering and Operations & Logistics Management . Some of the journals in these areas are Multi Discipline Modeling in Materials and Structures, Sensor Review & Journal of Manufacturing...
Where to get help with your assignments during the...
If you are going home for the Spring Vacation and you find you need help to find information for your assignments while you are away, check out the library website for how we can support you . We have a Help section that has guides and tutorials that will help you use our resources to find the information you want. Click on the Help link on the library website, then the Skills for Learning ...
National Science & Engineering Week 15th March...
As part of the National Science & Engineering Week there are a variety of events going on. These events also continue throughout 2013. Check out the following links to events that are taking place around the UK. The Ig Nobel Awards Tour 2013 4th April IET Savoy Place, London In the North East From 27th-28th April is the Maker Faire at the Centre Of Life in Newcastle, which is a...
Find out more about the winners of the Queen...
Want to find out more about the winners , who are they , what have they done to win this prize. Click on the names of the winners and you will find profiles or books written by them. Louis Pozin , Tim Berners Lee , Vint Cerf, Robert Kahn, Marc Andreessen
The Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering 2013
Louis Pozin, Robert Kahn, Vint Cerf, Tim Berners Lee and Marc Andreessen are the recipients of the first Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering. They where chosen for their groundbreaking work from the 1970’s and to the present day which led to the Internet and the Worldwide Web become the global communication phenomena it is today.
ACM-Association for Computing Machinery
Have you checked out ACM’s website for up to date news , blogs , featured items etc on all aspects of computing. Of particular interest is their Learning Webinars , on April 23rd this features a talk by Google Vice Pesident Vint Cerf about the ”Internet’s Future Social Implications: Upheaval or ‘Trek’s’ Promise” It is free to register and previous Learning...
Mechanicals - Participatory Event in Newcastle... →
Library Roadshow at David Goldman Bld 28th Feb
Come and meet your liasion librarians Lynne & Angela on Thursday 28th 11-3 in the foyer of David Goldman Building for Adventures in Conservation
New Engineering book
The library now have in stock the Engineers Data Book . This book is available in print or online Click on the book to find more
IEEE Xplore Digital Library training for...
The librarian for Computing & Engineering has organised an advanced training session delivered by a trainer from Contentonline on how to get the best out of IEEE Xplore Digital Library for on campus students and staff. The training is going to be filmed and will be available to off-campus students as soon as possible after the training on the 14th Feb.
IEEE Xplore Digital LibraryTraining Thursday 14th...
The librarian for Computing & Engineering has organised an advanced training session delivered by a trainer from Contentonline on how to get the best out of IEEE Xplore Digital Library. The trainer will also show you any exciting new features coming soon to IEEE Xplore Digital Library and will answer any questions you have at the end of the session. All Computing and Engineering students...
Changes to Discover Log in
How you login into Discover has changed. The login is now at the top of page and is called University of Sunderland login. This then takes you to the MySunderland login box for you to enter your UserId and password.
Assignment Etiquette- Collecting Assignments
Collecting assignments or feedback from the library can be just as easy as handing in assignments . There are just a few things you need to remember to help you. Your lecturer has told you your marked assignment is at the library to pick up. Important: When an assignment is returned to us it will be 24hrs or more before the assignment is ready to collect, we have to put the assignments in order...
Assignment Etiquette- Handing in work at the...
When you are handing in or collecting your assignments there are a number of things you need to remember to make this as easy as possible for you. Handing in your assignment You will need to fill in the cover sheet for your faculty. Computing and Engineering the coversheet is the Faculty of Applied Science. Important details you need on the cover sheet are your name, your student ID, the module...
We are here to help
Assignments, where to find resources. If you are doing assignments at the moment and need to find research papers, or just to read up on a subject such as Software engineering check out the library website . For books search the library catalogue, we have books in print and available on line For research or conference papers click on Discover. If you need any further help ask at the library...
Discover resources online to help you over the...
If you need books or journals over the holidays check out our e-books on the library catalogue and Discover for online journals . For Engineers we also have a range of e-books available on the Referex database on Discover . Go to A-Z , then Resources on Discover and scroll down to the Referex link, click on E-book search and search by collection or subject.
Wishing all at CET happy holidays
Just a reminder that the library staff will be finished on the Friday 21st Dec and will return on Wed 3rd Jan. St Peter’s library is open 10am -6pm from Sunday 23rd Dec (except Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Years day) . Please check out the library website for the opening hours for St Peters and Murray Library. If you have any queries over the holidays please check out the library...
Find your space to Sparkle
Share why you like your favourite library space and how it helps you - you could win one of these sparkly prizes: iPad Mini Amazon Voucher Printing Credits You can share by posting sparkly comment cards within the library spaces and also on our sparkly trees. Or, if you prefer you can post your comment online via our twitter and facebook pages. Please use the #sparklespace hashtag and...
E-books for Engineers
Gray Hat Hacking
Need access to the Gray Hat Hacking book by Harper for CET312. We have the 3rd Edition and 2nd Edition of this book available as e-books. Click on the book cover to find out more.
Hope you have enjoyed the E-book promotions
Where coming to the end of November and thought as the rain just seems to be still pouring I’d look for e-books that may not be specifically for Computing and Engineering that you can read on rainy days. Enjoy
E-books on Demand
As part of our November 2012 ebook promotions University of Sunderland Librarians want to experiment with different ways of growing our online collections so we’re putting the purchasing power in your hands for new ebooks. We’ve released records of hundreds of new ebooks we don’t (yet) own into our library catalogue. Nothing will seem different to how you would normally access an e-book from the...
The Business Blog @ Sunderland University Library:... →
uoslibrarybusiness: Have you seen our ebook ‘wobblers’? They’re popping up in all of our campus libraries - University of Sunderland librarians want to save students’ time, stress (and money) so we always buy an e-copy where it’s available. If you have a smart phone, scan a wobbler (with a QR reader…
Doing an assignment
Your doing an assignment but your not sure how to set the document out properly or how to reference . What is the difference between referencing and a bibliography? How do I write a report or dissertation Need answers fast, have you looked on the library catalogue for an e-book. We have a number of e-books that will help you these are just a small sample:
New e-books in Computing and Engineering
Looking for E-books for Computing and Engineering. Check out our new editions to the library catalogue , these are just some of the e-books we have . Computing: Interested in getting the most from your Android phone Engineering: Looking for information on Engine testing
Did you Know ?
If your working off-campus and need to look at books for your Wireless communication assignment or you need to find out about machining processes, the library has a collection of e-books covering the the following subject areas. Electronics and Electrical Engineering Materials and Mechanical Engineering To access these books go to Discover on the library webpage. Click on the A-Z and then...
We have a number of books in the library that will help you if your Building Apps for Iphones or Andriod. To help you even more if your off-campus or unable to come to the library we also have a number titles that are available as e-books.
Need Help with your Research
Need help finding journal articles, books or conference papers for your computing and engineering research and assignments. Then come to the Discover Information session at the David Goldman Building. The session will cover Discover, journal databases and other resources. What day: Tuesday & Wednesday The Time & Place: Tues Oct 30th & Nov 6th 3-4pm David Goldman Cell...
Welcome to Open Access Week
Open Access week runs this week from the 22nd October to the 28th October. What is Open Access week. Open access Week is global event, now in its 6th year, promoting Open Access as a new norm in scholarship and research. Check out the Open Access website htttp://www.openaccessweek.org/ for more information and links to Open Access Material. Recommendations for computing and engineering...
Discover is our exciting new search tool enabling...
As it’s new we don’t want you to experience any difficulties logging in. If you do, we suggest you check that you are entering the correct University log in details. You may also need to reset the log in cookie on the computer you are using. We can help you do this very easily by using our 3 step cookie guide. Take the 3 Step Guide:...
Welcome to All new Computing and Engineering...
Welcome to all the new Computing and Engineering students and any returning students . The library has been busy over the summer implementing some exciting new changes . One new service is called Discover and can be accessed using your UserID and password. Discover is our new online tool for searching journals, books , e-books and more… Visit the Murray Library and St Peter’s...
Important news about Science Direct
ScienceDirect plan new releases to improve the functionality of its database. To implement these changes, they need to schedule an outage. ScienceDirect, is expected to be offline and unavailable for approximately 19 hours beginning Saturday, August 25th, 2012 for scheduled maintenance for a new release. What are the changes you will see with this new release? ScienceDirect: Effortless...
New books for building Apps
The library now has new books for anyone who is thinking of building Apps for IPhones or Android. The books are available as e-books or in print. Windows Phone 7 programming Beginning iOS 5 application If you are thinking of creating augmented reality apps we have anumber of books that will help. Professional Augmented Reality Apps
Games for PC's
As the weather has not been good and maybe your games console is broken why not check the 10 best PC games you might have missed . Courtesy of the Hardware website Read more……
September events in engineering and technology
Browse the Institution of Engineering and Technology events page for lecturers, seminars, workshops, conferences, meetings and technical visits. The first event coming up in September: FREE seminar Electromagnetics in current and emerging energy and power systems Liverpool, UK Click here for more information
In the News - Pinterest opens site to all
Pinterest, the image based social networking site has stopped its invite-only policy. Read more…
Library Opening Hours
uosliblaw: The Murray Library self service 24x7 term time opening hours have now ended for this academic year. St. Peter’s Library remains open until midnight until Thursday 28th June. Staffed hours remain unchanged until 29th June. For full details of our summer opening hours please see our library webpages.
Goodwood Speed Festival 28 June -1 July 2012
The Festival of Speed is held at Goodwood House in West Sussex and is described as the biggest motoring garden party in the world bringing together a heady mix of cars, stars and motorsport ‘royalty’. Check out the Goodwood website at http://www.goodwood.co.uk/festival-of-speed/welcome.aspx The 2012 Festival of Speed theme is ‘Young Guns – Born to Win’, celebrating drivers and riders...
In the news - Author plans digital duelling game
US author Neal Stephenson is seeking funds via the Kickstarter website to create a game that will accurately portray hand-to-hand combat with swords. He hopes the move could grow into a larger project that turns his sci-fi novels into an open online environment. Read more… Check out the library catalogue for books on game design
ACM Learning Webinar 28/6/12 - Free
FREE ACM Learning Webinar, June 28: “2012 - Big Data: End of the World or End of BI?” at 12 PM EDT (4 PM UTC)! Space is limited. Click here to register and find out more…
Specialist Maintenance Conference to be held at...
ENGINEERING academics and business leaders from across the world are heading to Sunderland this year for a specialist maintenance conference held in the UK for the first time. To be held at the University of Sunderland, the two-day Maintenance Performance Measurement and Management (MPMM) Conference will cover areas from engineering concepts, optimisation of equipment and energy efficiency to the...
In the news - Yahoo launches visual search App
Yahoo launches new search software called Axis to be released as an App for Apple iPads and iPhones. It offers visual webpage previews rather than lists of links. Read more…
ebooks on demand - did you know you’ve been buying...
Last term we decided we would like your help to buy ebooks for the library… For the past few weeks we’ve been trialling a new service which has allowed all our library users to purchase ebooks for the library via the library catalogue… so, if you clicked on an ebook you wanted to read in the past few weeks you may well have bought us a new book for the library because if we didn’t have the book in...
ACM Learning Webinar
Free ACM Learning Webinar Available On-Demand: “Security: Computing in an Adversarial Environment” If you missed it live, catch ACM’s FREE learning webinar on Cybersecurity On Demand. Duration: 60 minutes What You’ll Learn: The security mindset—what it is, why it’s needed The social side of security—usability, adoption, identity, trust A deeper dive on insider...
We have over 80 past computing exam papers you can access to practice with? All you need to do to access these papers is log in to MySunderland with your University user ID and password, go to the Learning section and click on Exam papers (down the left hand side) Once here, you can enter the level and subject you want to look at.
We have over 60 past Engineering exam papers you can access to practice with? All you need to do to access these papers is log in to MySunderland with your University user ID and password, go to the Learning section and click on Exam papers (down the left hand side) Once here, you can enter the level and subject you want to look at.