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Course guides for Civil Engineering and Applied Mechanics

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Liaison librarian

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Course guides for Civil Engineering and Applied Mechanics

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Liaison librarian

  • Tara [dot] Mawhinney [at] mcgill [dot] ca (Email) 514-398-4764
  • McGill users only
  • Open access resource
  • Free resource
  • In-library-use only
  • Catalogue record

Course guides for Civil Engineering and Applied Mechanics

Core databases for Civil Engineering and Applied Mechanics

Additional databases for Civil Engineering and Applied Mechanics

Databases for related subjects

  • Scopus
    multidisciplinary, offers citation searching
  • Web of Science
    multidisciplinary, offers citation searching
  • Transport Database
    covers transportation research information on all surface transportation modes, air transport, and highway safety
  • Materials Research Database
    materials science, metallurgy, ceramics, polymers and composites used in engineering application
  • BIOSIS Previews
    biology focus
  • INSPEC
    physics focus
  • MathSciNet
    provides access to pure and applied mathematics publications

Additional databases

American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)

Liaison librarian

  • Tara [dot] Mawhinney [at] mcgill [dot] ca (Email) 514-398-4764
  • McGill users only
  • Open access resource
  • Free resource
  • In-library-use only
  • Catalogue record

Course guides for Civil Engineering and Applied Mechanics

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