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Civil & Environmental Engineering Research Guide

This guide provides an overview of resources and services relevant to Civil & Environmental Engineering students, faculty, and staff.

Welcome!

This guide is to help you identify useful resources related to civil and environmental engineering research. It puts together the library's online article databases and other sources that could be helpful for you to find information. 

General Searching

Looking for literature? Try the following general resources to begin. Click on the Research Databases tab in the left navigation bar for additional resources that may be useful for your specific research topic.

Find Articles

    Scopus

  • An interdisciplinary database with a focus on engineering and science.
  • Offers tools to track, analyze, and visualize research.

    Discovery

  • Searches most of the library's research databases and the online catalog simultaneously.
  • Databases searched include Academic Search Complete, ScienceDirect, IEEE Explore, and more.

Find Books

    Online Catalog

  • Searches the collections of the MSU Libraries as well as other libraries in the area.
  • Useful for finding materials that provide a good overview of your research topic.

 (If the MSU Libraries does not provide access to an article or other items you need, you may request it through Interlibrary Loan.)