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Electronic and Electrical Engineering: Home

Electronic and Electrical Engineering

Library services for studying online [COVID-19]


In addition to this guide, please see our guide to Library Services for Studying Onlinewhich will help you to effectively use our online services.

For the latest information on access to the Library building, computers and books, please see our COVID-19 FAQs.


Welcome to the library guide for Electronic and Electrical Engineering. Here you will find the key databases to use for your subject, along with links to other useful information, such as market research and the latest industry news. Use the "help with searching" tab above to view guides on how to use the library's databases.

Please contact us on, or come and see us at the Subject Enquiry Desk on Floor 4 of the Library, if you need any help, and please let us know if there are any key resources you think should be added to this guide.

Writing advice

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The guides cover how to plan, research, structure and write different types of academic and scientific reports.

Library Computer Software

Adobe and Microsoft programmes are installed on all library computers as standard. Engineering and Computing students will also have access to the following on library computers:

  • ActiveState Komodo Edit 8
  • Blue J 3.1
  • Crimson Editor
  • Dr Java
  • Kara
  • Microsoft Direct X SDK June 2010
  • Notepad Plus Plus
  • Oracle 10g
  • Paint.NET
  • PuTTy
  • SICStus Prolog
  • Xming
  • XML Notepad 2007
  • XNormal

For a full list of all software available in the library, see: What software is in the Library?

Key Resources

Use these databases to find the latest research in electronic and electrical engineering.

Use the links below for news and opinions on the electrical engineering industry, aimed at industry professionals.

Market research, from reputable sources, is usually not freely available. We subscribe to several sources of market information which are available through the links below. Thee can be useful for researching the market for engineering applications.

Finding Open Access research online

Below are some useful tools for finding Open Access research papers outside of Summon.

Quick Links