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Welcome to the subject guide for HNC/HND Engineering
This guide will provide you with links to resources and databases for your course.
Here you will find advice about the library, information about the best resources for
your subject and help using:
- Books and e-books
IMECHE - Institution of Mechanical Engineers
This will take you to the registration page where you can obtain free membership. Once you have registered and obtained a username and password you will be able to use the online library.
Academic Search Elite This is a general database covering many subjects with thousands of full-text journals
ClickView ClickView online is an extensive library of subject specific TV programmes, films and documentaries.
E-book Central e-books for FE Collection A collection of e-books specifically for FE students. Search or click on a subject to see what is available. Login with your WSC Network username and password.
Greenfile This comprehensive resource draws on the connections between the environment and a variety of disciplines such as agriculture, education, law, health and technology. Topics covered include global climate change, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling and more.
Safety Hub Lots of videos on all aspects of health and safety - Available in college only.
Library+ Search BOx
Get started with a quick search of the Library catalogue and multiple databases for all resources in one place. Login with your WSC username and password.
Request books from the main library at West Suffolk College
Remote Borrowing Form for the STEM centre
Please use this form if you are based at the STEM centre and would like to request books. The books will be collected from the main library, issued to your library account and then delivered to reception at the STEM centre for you to collect the day after.
Before making a request please ensure the book is available (check the library catalogue). It may also be available as an e-book via Summon.
Digital Resources Facilitator