Top Resources
American Society of Civil Engineers Library
Full-text. Over 73,000 papers from American Society of Civil Engineering journals and proceedings. Allows you to locate articles across all areas of civil engineering.
Engineering Village/EI Compendex
No full-text. Indexing and abstracts. Find information on all aspects of engineering, including civil engineering.

Applied Science and Technology
Some full-text. Covers chemistry, engineering, mathematics, physics, computer technology, and energy-related disciplines. Includes articles, interviews, meetings, conferences, exhibitions, new product reviews/announcements, and more. Covers 1983 - present.
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Subject Specialist
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Karen Kunz
Librarian (Engineering, Copyright, Grants)
Tel: 541-885-1769

Some places to get started
Academic Search Complete
Lots of full-text. This is a multi-disciplinary database with more than 3,900 full-text journals and covering nearly every area of academic study.

Credo Reference
A giant online reference library that provides you with access to a selection of reference books. Includes encyclopedias, dictionaries, thesauri and books of quotations, not to mention a range of subject-specific titles covering everything from art to accountancy and literature to law.
Minimum Design Load for Buildings and Other Structures

    EBSCO Ebooks
    Ebook Central (don't use Firefox)
    REF TH851 .M56 2010


More Resources
ENG TRB Publications Index
Civil Engineering Database (CEDB)
A free bibliographic database offering over 200,000 records of all publications by American Society of Civil Engineers. It is updated at the end of each month. The Oregon Tech Library's ASCE Library is the same but with full-text.
ENG Trail: Technical Report Archive & Image Library
The Technical Report Archive & Image Library (TRAIL) identifies, acquires, catalogs, digitizes and provides unrestricted access to U.S. government agency technical reports.
Design Ground Motions
Engineers should use these maps and tools for seismic design, not the hazard maps available elsewhere on the USGS website
Library Books
Popular books in the Oregon Tech Reference stacks are:
  • International Building Code, TH420 .I581
  • International Fire Code, TH420 .I584
  • RS Means Construction Costs Series
  •       Square Foot Costs, TH435 .M44
  • Structural Steel Designer's Handbook, TA684 .S79

Popular books in the Oregon Tech Book stacks are:
  • FE Review Manual: Rapid Preparation for the General Fundamentals of Engineering exam, TA159 .L5733 2000
  • Environmental Engineering and Sanitation, TD145 .S24 1992
  • Surface Water-Quality Modeling, TD365 .C48 1997
  • Principles of Highway Engineering and Traffic Analysis, TE147 .M28 2005
  • Bridge Engineering: Design, Rehabilitation, and Maintenance of Modern Highway Bridges, TG300 .T66 1995
  • The Straw Bale House, TH4818.S77 B35 1994
  • Alternative Construction: Contemporary Natural Building Methods, TH146 .A48 2000
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