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Access Engineering User Guide: Home

What is Access Engineering?

Access Engineering from McGraw-Hill is an engineering reference and teaching platform that delivers interdisciplinary engineering content integrated with analytical teaching and learning tools. It includes handbooks, textbooks, reference books, videos, spreadsheets, DataVis projects, tutorials, and case studies. 

Create a Personal Account in Access Engineering

Why create a personal account?

Creating a personal account provides you with additional valuable tools within AccessEngineering, including bookmarking content, saving DataVis projects, saving searches, and organizing research with labels.  A personal account also enables you to sign up for various alerts including new book alerts, saved search alerts, and spreadsheet update alerts.

How do I register for a free personal account?

  • Click on the yellow My Account button in the site header
  • Select Log in via email/username
  • Click Register, then fill in the form with your name, email address, and a password 
  • (Optional) Select topics of interest to receive email alerts when new content is added in those areas


  • Personal accounts are an optional feature and are not required to view or use any of the content on the site.
  • Personal accounts do not replace authentication via your institution; you must access the database from the NJIT Library Website, provide your UCID and password or connect to NJIT VPN.

Having Trouble with Access?

Before contacting your librarian, follow the instructions provided in the link below and see if you can resolve it.

Access Engineering Search & Filter Results Tutorial

Access Engineering Browse by Subject Tutorial

Access Engineering - Navigating Book Content

Access Engineering Using DataVis Tutorial

Access Engineering Content

BOOKS - Filter to specific book components including figures, tables, graphs, and example problems. Categories of books on AccessEngineering include:

INSTRUCTIONAL VIDEOS - AccessEngineering has over 900 instructional videos created by engineering faculty that show step-by-step solutions to example problems.  All videos offer closed captioning and full transcripts.

GRAPHS, TABLES, & FIGURES - AccessEngineering's interactive graphs and downloadable tables and figures help users visualize and analyze data.  Pinpoint values on a graph or input specific values for the variables.  Download data from tables into an Excel spreadsheet for further data manipulation. 

USER MANUALS & TUTORIALS - View available video tutorials and comprehensive user guides providing step-by-step instructions on how to use AccessEngineering's personalized research tools.  LibGuide content is available for copy and reuse in your own research guides.


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