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Civil Engineering

A Guide to Library Resources for Studies in Civil Engineering

What are Journals?

A journal is a periodical publication that contains scholarly information in a subject area.  Scholarly or academic journals are collections of journal articles written by professors, researchers, or experts in a given field. 

Journals are one type of serial, which is any publication published in parts (usually in regular intervals).  Other types of serials are magazines and trade publications.  Articles that undergo a review process by other experts before publication are known as peer-reviewed.

Journals

Finding Peer-Reviewed Journals

Directory of Open Access Journals

DOAJ is a community-curated online directory that indexes and provides access to high quality, open access, peer-reviewed journals. ‚Äč

Get it @ Dal!

The 'Get it @ Dal button', which you will see in most journal article databases is very important, since it helps you to locate journal articles -- to access the electronic full-text directly, to find the journal location in Novanet, or to order the journal article through Document Delivery.