In addition to the QMUL Library collections, you may be able to access other libraries to find further resources relevant to your subject. Information about the British Library, Senate House Library and the Copac library catalogue is listed here and further information about accessing other university libraries is here.
There are also the following specialist libraries relevant to Engineering and Materials Science:
The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) Library & Archives: Savoy Place, London WC2R 0BL. The Library's website includes information about membership.
National Aerospace Library: (also known as the NAL) Located at Farnborough Business Park in the former Royal Aircraft Establishment (RAE) Q134 Weapon Aerodynamics building known as The Hub.
The collection includes extensive runs of journals recording the development of aviation and 40,000 technical reports from aeronautical research establishments around the world. The NAL is also a depository library for all ICAO publications. For more information about the collection see here.
Institution of Civil Engineers: 1 Great George Street, Westminster, London, SW1P 3AA. Covering civil engineering and connected areas, including railway, sustainable energy etc. The library does also an image collection which is possible to discover online.