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Finding Mechanical Engineering Resources: Searching the Catalog

Information sources in Mechanical Engineering that are available through all KU libraries..

The Library Online Catalog

The key to finding what the Library holds is Horizon. It gives you details of the material held in the library and where to locate it. You can access Horizon from the library, opens lab on campus, PI hostels, any PC, laptop or portable device with a wi-fi connection. Horizon can also be accessed off campus. Material of interest to students of Mechanical Engineering is to be found in several different places throughout the Library. There is a range of different resources available to you, including books, encyclopedias, journals, maps, and multimedia.

Searching with HIP

Basic search
If you know the author’s name or book title, you can search by either of these in HIP and conduct either a specific author or title search. If you don’t know the author or title then, conduct a keyword search. Keyword means a word or a couple of words from the title or subject of the item. HIP will provide the book’s call number where you can find it on the shelves.

Advanced search
The advanced search option allows you to limit your criteria such as language (English or Arabic), collection (General Collection, Multimedia, Maps, New Books, etc.), location (Arzanah or Habshan Library).