• Databases

    The Library subscribes to a large number of online databases these will help you find reliable information from trusted sources specific to your subject areas. 

    Many of the databases provide access to full text articles and documents all available online, whilst others will provide an abstract and citation details and you may have to check the library catalogue to see if full text is available.  To do this click on Is it @ SSU where you see it as this will check the library catalogue for access via a different source.

    Simple Searching Make use of this video to learn how to get the best results when searching for articles.


    Your key databases are:

    IEEE Xplore - full text journals, magazines and conference papers from IEEE and IET. Video tutorials are available to help you use IEEE Xplore.

    Technology Research Database - find references for useful articles (check Is it @ SSU to see if full text is available)

    ScienceDirect - a large number of full text articles available

    Rules and Regulations for the Classification of Naval Ships - Lloyds's Register set appropriate standards for the design, construction and lifetime maintenance of ships, offshore units and land-based installations

    All Yacht Engineering databases - F next to the database name indicates that full text is mostly available.  For more information on a specific database click the to the right of the database name to see University login details that may be needed for access and for the subject coverage.