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Mechanical Engineering

This guide provides an entry point into resources related to mechanical engineering.

How to use CityU LibraryFind

Watch this video to learn how to use CityU LibraryFind to search for books and other items: 

 

And also read our guide CityU LibraryFind.

Browse by call number

The general call number areas in the Library for materials on mechanical engineering and biomedical engineering are:

  • R856-857   Biomedical engineering
  • T   Technology (General)
  • T351-385   Mechanical drawing & engineering graphics
  • TA   Engineering (General)
  • TJ   Mechanical engineering
  • TS176-183.6 Manufacturing & process engineering

Subject headings

Subject Headings are words, or combinations of words, that are selected to describe the main content of a book, DVD, or other item. 

The following selected Subject Headings describe different topics within the fields of Mechanical Engineering. You can use the headings to find books and more in the CityU LibraryFind. The list is not comprehensive so other Subject Headings may also be applicable to your topic.

Library of Congress (LC) Subject Headings:

E-books

CityU Library provides access to over two million e-books for CityU students and staff. The majority of e-books titles can be accessed both on and off campus, and many e-books can be downloaded to a personal device for offline reading.

You may refer to the Selected E-book Collections by Department/Subject for e-books in related engineering subjects.

Get printed books from HKALL

If a book you need from CityU Library is not available because it is checked out or not held by the Library, you can use HKALL to request an available copy from another UGC library. The book will be sent to CityU Library for you to collect.

After a search in the Books, Media & Articles+ search scope, click on your desired title from the result list to go to the full record page. Select the Get It option and click on Search this title in HKALL. You will be directed to the title(s) in the HKALL scope.

Alternatively, you may try to find your desired title directly in the HKALL search scope by either of the following ways:

 

Click on your desired title, if available, from the result list. Select the option Get it. If there is an available copy in other libraries, click on HKALL Request. Please note that you need to sign in to see request options and to place requests.

*To learn more about HKALL (e.g. eligibility), please view here.