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Civil Engineering Research Guide

Interesting Journal Article of the Month

Compendex (COMPuterized ENgineering inDEX)

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Scopus Database

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History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

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Transportation Resources

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Worldwide transportation research from the TRB's Transportation Research Information Services (TRIS) Database, and the International Transport Research Documentation (ITRD) Database.


2.  ROSA P is the National Transportation Library's Repository and Open Science Access Portal. The name ROSA P was chosen to honor the role public transportation played in the civil rights movement, along with one of the important figures, Rosa Parks.

Founded as an all-digital library program, NTL’s collections in ROSA P are full-text digital publications, datasets, and other resources. Legacy print materials that have been digitized are collected if they have historic, technical, or national significance. 

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3. DalTRAC: The Dalhousie Transportation Collaboratory. A multi-disciplinary research facility dedicated to the advancement of transportation engineering/planning research and practice at Dalhousie University. The unit aims to contribute to transportation studies, planning, and analysis at local, regional and national levels.

Environment, Agricultural, Aquatic, and Biological Databases

ASCE Civil Engineering Database

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Google Scholar

Google Scholar

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Set up Google Scholar to Link to Dalhousie E-Resources

Google Scholar is easy to use and searching is familiar since most of us use Google.

You can set up Google Scholar to link to the Dalhousie Libraries' electronic resources so that you have access to fulltext.

  • Go to Google Scholar
  • Click on the Menu (the 3 horizontal lines) in the top left-hand corner : 
  • Select Settings or the gear icon: 
  • Click "Library Links"
  • Search for Dalhousie
  • Check the box beside:

  • Save your selection

Now when you do a search, you will see links like this next to entries, when full text is available: