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Civil Engineering

This guide was created to support research in Civil Engineering. For more general Engineering resources, visit the Engineering & Engineering Technology LibGuide linked below.

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Welcome to your Library Guide!

This guide is your portal to Alkek Library resources to help you in your studies, research, teaching, and professional development.

  • Use the navigation to the left to get around the guide and find what you need.
  • Don't forget to scroll down each page to see all the helpful information!
  • The Library Research Skills section has interactive tutorials for whenever you get stuck while researching.
  • And remember, your STEM librarians are here to help you! Just contact me below.

Useful Tools

These tools will help you find, save, and organize your articles - and help you stay current in your field.


LibKey Nomad | CMU LibrariesLibKey Nomad

This is a browser extension - if you find an article on the web, it will bring you to the full-text through TXST Libraries.


BrowZine : Third Iron Support Browzine

This is a desktop and mobile app that lets you build a bookshelf of your favorite journals - and let you know when new articles are published.


File:Google Scholar logo.svg - Wikimedia Commons  Google Scholar

Use the above link to access the TXST instance of Google Scholar - find articles there, and get the full text through TXST Libraries.

Citation Management

Citation managers save you time - they create libraries of citations and articles, which you can use to create your bibliography and help you cite while your write. 

There are many citation managers out there, some free, some not. TXST students, faculty, and staff can use EndNote for free.