Mechanical Trades

Check out the research databases and websites below

Popular multi-subject databases

The following databases cover a huge range of subjects including maritime, fishing, marine engineering, sailing etc.

ProQuest(external link)
General OneFile(external link)
MasterFile Complete(external link)

Other Useful databases

LinkedIn Learning(external link)
LinkedIn Learning provides access to many useful resources on technology(external link) topics. It also includes relevant learning resources on Business(external link) and creative industries(external link)

Safetyhub(external link)
A database of videos dealing with safety related issues in diverse workplaces. Useful resources for anyone interested in health and safety protocols.

Recommended websites

Check out these websites for trusted information.

Greatest Engineering Achievements of the 20th Century(external link)
Contains detailed historical information, timelines, and personal essays by key innovators for each of 20 major engineering accomplishments of the 20th century.

How Stuff Works(external link)
Great explanations of how things really work: from your car engine to modems from cameras to tattoos.

Maths resources(external link)
Wolfram Mathworld, a free mathematics resource from Wolfram Research, is available from here.  Mathpage(external link) and IXL learning's maths section(external link) also provide mathematics learning resources.

New Zealand Transport Agency(external link)
Includes information on vehicle safety and standards as well as the New Zealand road code.

Occupational Safety Health(external link) 
Business services from the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment.

Popular Mechanics(external link) 
Popular Mechanics on-line magazine.

Site Safe(external link)
Organisation that assists businesses to improve the health safety culture practice and reduce injuries to the construction industry.

Standards New Zealand(external link)
On-line catalogue of standards, news and copies of draft standards. Please create an account using your NMIT staff email address and follow the setup instructions provided.

Worksafe New Zealand(external link)
New Zealand's workplace health and safety regulator.

Further Reading

Additional reading and research resources can be found in the library collection including books and magazines via this link below.

Mechanical Trades(external link)

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