Mechanical and aerospace engineering: Library Search

This guide presents selected reference and research resources for Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering.


For best results, first Sign in using your Authcate and Password. When you sign into Search, you are able to set preferences for your current and future sessions, to use library services such as requesting items and more.

Boolean operators (AND, OR, NOT) must be in capitals

e-Shelf allows you to save and organize items that you find during your search session

Wildcard characters:

  • polymeri?ation will retrieve polymerization and polymerisation
  • comput* will retrieve computer, computing, computational, and so forth

To find a journal, use the 'Journals' link in the left column of your Search results.


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Search is a new way of searching for LIbrary resources. Using natural language, a single search will return results from a number of different sources. They include

  • those held locally in the library
  • Monash University Publishing, as well as
  • a vast collection of commercial electronic resources

You can refine your results of your 'Basic search' by using the 'facets' (topic links) on the left. Or you can do an 'Advanced search' and prescribe limits to your searching.

Search also allows you to check what materials you have on loan and to place holds.

Search will continue to be refined. We welcome your feedback.