Civil Engineering and Surveying: Find Articles

This guide will direct you to resources in the field of surveying.

Looking for Articles? Try these Databases

Start with the below databases for articles about surveying or civil engineering: For a complete list of library databases, go to the library's Research Databases list.

Need Help Searching?

Try these short library handouts to help you Get Started with Research and to Search Academic Search Complete. Not a print person? Check out the library's YouTube channel with tons of videos that talk you through database searching, how to cite your research paper sources, and more!

The Database Doesn't Have Full Text for My Article. Now What?

During your search, you may encounter times when the full text (PDF or HTML) of an article is not available in the database.  Follow these steps to see how you may locate an electronic or print version of your article:

  1. If PDF and HTML full text are unavailable, click Full Text Finderin certain databases to locate print copies in Columbus State's library or electronic copies in another database, such as the Electronic Journal Center.
  2. If you know the name of the journal in which the article appears, search the eResource Lookup to see if the journal is available online in one of the research databases.
  3. If the article is not available at Columbus State's library or electronically through the research databases, search the OhioLINK catalog for print holdings at nearby college or university libraries. 

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