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Civil Engineering: Find Articles

A guide to the civil engineering resources available through Preston Library.

Finding Magazine and Journal Articles

July-August 2015 CE Magazine

A magazine is a publication issued periodically that has scientific and technical articles that are translated into a language suitable for a more general audience.  Magazine articles are usually written by a journalist rather than the engineer/scientist who has done the research.  Some magazines are aimed at the lay public while others are suitable for technically trained people. 

Journal cover

A journal is a publication issued periodically that reports original research. Manuscripts submitted by researchers are scrutinized by an editor and a referee before they are accepted for publication.  This is known as the peer review process. The articles are very detailed and include detailed experimental procedures.  It is aimed at a very specialized audience of researchers in the field.

Engineering Databases

Additional Databases

Civil Engineering Journals

The Military Engineer (TME) is a bi-monthly magazine covering issues of importance to the architectural, engineering, construction and environmental community.