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Engineering Sciences: Electrical

This page aims to give an overview of the available library materials, research support and subject-specific resources that may prove helpful to those studying in the field of electrical engineering.


Specialist borrowable resourcesinformation services, support and guidance are available in the following libraries: 

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Information skills training

Learn more about the training programmes from the Engineering Library, the Moore Library and Cambridge University Libraries

Finding stuff

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Document delivery

  • Can't find the item you need? Some Cambridge Libraries offer Document Delivery services that will source and borrow a copy for you.

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Online resources

From 1 September 2021, all users at academic institutions will need to have the FileOpen plug-in installed on your device in order to access BSI documents within BSOL. Find out more on what’s changing via the BSI website, and access the guidance document which allows you to test the plug-in feature. 

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Websites & social media feeds

The Division of Electrical Engineering has several associated organisation and group media accounts to follow.

Professional societies

The Department of Engineering encourages staff to join institutions and societies that relate to their subject areas and may be able to pay membership fees. For more information, see the Membership of the Professional Engineering Institutions (PEIs) webpage.

Below is a list of the suggested professional societies for this subject. A general list of engineering professional societies can be viewed via the Engineering Library pages.

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