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Civil Engineering

A Guide to Library Resources for Studies in Civil Engineering

Compendex (COMPuterized ENgineering inDEX)

Scopus Database

Web of Science

History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Environment, Agricultural, Aquatic, and Biological Databases


ASCE Civil Engineering Database



The TRID Database

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

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: