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Mechanical Engineering: Specialist databases

IET Wiring Regulations

British Standards Online


FAME (Financial Analysis Made Easy)


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Bloomsbury Design Library


Bloomsbury Design Library gives comprehensive global coverage of the history, theory and practice of crafts and design, from prehistoric times to the present day.


Technical Indexes

Technical Indexes contains complete documents from over 150 issuing bodies essential to the design and construction of buildings, including legal data, setting out, structural tolerances and product information. Where possible, all documents cited in the Building Regulations have been included.

Market Research

UK Data Service; Economic & Social Data Service International

The UK Data Service collection includes major UK government-sponsored surveys, cross-national surveys, longitudinal studies, UK census data, international aggregate, business data, and qualitative data.

Statista Statistics