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MECH 201 – Introduction to Mechanical Engineering

Searching the catalogue

Use the Library catalogue to find books. For example:

  • Do a keyword search: mobile robots
  • Click on "Books" from the left-hand side of the screen to limit your results to books.
  • Find a good book, e.g. Introduction to autonomous mobile robots (ebook) and click on the title. You will see a subject heading listed in the LC subject field: Autonomous robots.
  • Click on the subject heading link to retrieve more books about that subject.

Search tips

Truncation symbol: * e.g. mobil* will retrieve catalogue records containing the words mobile, mobility, mobilize, mobilise, mobilization, mobilisation, etc.
Phrase searching: "___" e.g. "mobile robots" will retrieve catalogue records containing the phrase mobile robots
Boolean operators: (), AND, OR, NOT
default: AND
Boolean operators must be in capital letters
e.g. robots AND (mobile OR autonomous) will retrieve catalogue records containing the word robots AND either mobile OR autonomous

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