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Past exam papers
Past exam papers
The Library provides you with access to Semester 1 and Semester 2 exam papers from the last 5 years, to help with revision. If you can't find the paper you are looking for it may be because:
• The unit code has changed
• It has been restricted by your Department
Please be aware that older papers might not be relevant to current course content.
Software video tutorials
Research Software Learning Online
A guide to research software online courses from O'Reilly Learning. Courses cover Excel, Git and GitHub, LaTEX, MATLAB, Python, R and RS Studio, SAS, SPSS, Stata and SQL.
E-book packages for Architects and Civil Engineers
You can search for and access e-book titles like any other book using the Library Catalogue. Accessing e-book content via the links below will give you extra search options; for example, the ability to look for a specific keyword or phrase in the full-text of an e-book.
For engineering data e-books explore Patents, Standards and Data.
You are not generally permitted to systematically download or print more than one chapter or 5% of an e-book.
CRC Press ‘Energy and Clean Technology NetBase’
E-book collection covering more than 400 energy and clean technology titles published by CRC from 2000 to 2017. Topics include alcoholic fuels, green chemistry, renewable technologies and much more. All titles can also be found in the Library catalogue or the Taylor & Francis website (after signing-in via Shibboleth).
CRC Press 'Water NetBase'
More than 300 water science e-books published by CRC up to and including 2013.Topics covered include water analysis, treatment, wastewater remediation and much more. All titles can be found in the Library catalogue or the Taylor & Francis website (after signing-in via Shibboleth).
Heidelberg University Books on Architecture and Garden Design
This service give free access to full-text scanned images of books from the University of Heidelberg Library's historical collection on architecture and garden architecture. The books date from the late 15th to early 19th Century and include rare and precious illustrated editions from Italy, France, Germany and other European countries, architectural tracts and Säulenbücher, meant as pattern books for the contemporary architects.
JISC Historical Texts
Search and access full-text or page images of more than 300,000 books published in England before 1800. Combines content from EEBO (Early English Books Online), ECCO (Eighteenth Century Collections Online) and the British Library's 19th Century Collections.
Provides online access to publications and statistics from the OECD Organisation for Economic Development, IEA (International Energy Agency), NEA (Nuclear Energy Agency), OECD Development Centre and ITF (International Transport Forum). Note: IEA datasets are available via the UK Data Service
Project Gutenberg Architecture Bookshelf
'Project Gutenberg' offers access to over 36,000 free e-books. The Architecture Bookshelf includes mostly 19th and early 20th Century books on architecture, covering for example British cathedrals, churches, theatres and a copy of Vitruvius' 'Ten books on architecture'.
Access to many subscribed e-books from Elsevier's Engineering, Chemical Engineering and Materials Science collections.
Access to over 73,000 electronic books from Springer's Science and Engineering collections.
Understanding Architectural Details
Set of six essential books by Emma Walshaw with input from lecturers at Leeds Beckett University, provided by First in Architecture. Titles are available in print and online, except part 2, Basements, which is soon to be available online.
Grove Art Online This link opens in a new window
Online reference resource including tens of thousands of articles, encyclopedic entries and subject articles, as well as bibliographies and dictionary entries on all aspects of art from around the world.
The Library catalogue
Search the library catalogue to find and access many print and online books, journal articles and other publications.
Linkedin Learning provides access to a huge range of video tutorials on key software e.g. CAD, as well as personal and professional skills, business, marketing, web design, programming and more. Access for current students and staff from Engineering & Design and School of Management only.
SAGE Research Methods This link opens in a new window
E-books, articles, videos and case studies about research methods (quantitative, qualitative and mixed: including data analysis, interviews, focus groups, literature reviews and systematic reviews)
Information skills tutorial
How to find information from books and journals to use in your coursework: Moodle resource for University of Bath students.
Library training events for researchers
Library training sessions provided through the Doctoral Skills programme. These cover a range of topics from literature searching to research data management.
Skills for Study This link opens in a new window
Description: Interactive tutorials with activities and tests covering: reading and note making, critical thinking skills and referencing and understanding plagiarism.
See the Moodle page for a particular unit for the relevant reading list in other formats.
Evaluating and using materials