CIV ENG 92: Introduction to Civil and Environmental Engineering

Engineering Librarians

Lisa Ngo

Office location: 110 Bechtel Engineering Center

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About this Guide

Library guide for CEE92.

CEE 92 Introduction

The Kresge Engineering Library is located in 110 Bechtel Engineering Center and supports the research needs of the College of Engineering.

Other subject libraries that are heavily used by Civil and Environmental Engineering students and faculty include: Mathematics-Statistics Library, Physics-Astronomy Library, Chemistry Library, Environmental Design Library, Transportation Studies Library, and the Bioscience and Natural Resources Library.


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On campus wireless access use: Airbears 2: wireless access on campus.

Off-campus access to many resources is limited to current UCB faculty, staff and students.
To access these resources from off-campus, please use one of the following:

Proxy Server
The proxy server is a computer on campus that will re-route your requests for licensed resources after authenticating you as a Berkeley student, faculty or staff member. You must configure your web browser in order to use it.

Proxy changes: Recent changes in the proxy server may have affected some users; see the Library's Proxy Server FAQ. iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch proxy server setup instructions.

Virtual Private Network (VPN)
The VPN is a software program that will establish a "tunnel" to our campus network, allowing you to access a broader variety of licensed resources.


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Find Articles

Journal articles and conference papers are the primary means of disseminating research in engineering. Use these article databases to find journal articles and conference papers relevant to your research.

Use the UC-eLinks button when available to link out to the full text of the publication.

Citation Linker

If you have a citation, use the UC-eLinks Citation Linker to find the full-text. 

ucelinks citation linker

Journal Title and Date are required fields.  Enter as much information as you have about the publication.

Find Books, Journals, and More

OskiCat is the catalog for UC Berkeley and includes all libraries on campus. Start with a keyword search, and then use subject headings for additional searching. The records will tell you the call number and location (library) for each book.



crcnetbase logo
A keyword searchable collection of engineering handbooks and textbooks from CRC Press, a major science and engineering publisher. The collection is also browsable, and includes a category on nanoscience/nanotechnology.

knovel logo
A collection of full-text engineering and scientific handbooks and databases, with built-in software tools.

safari logo
Online collection of computer manuals published by O'Reilly.

More eBooks

Online handbooks

Many of our handbooks and encyclopedias are available online. See our ebooks page for more encyclopedias and handbooks.

The Civil Engineering Handbook 2nd Edition. 2003. Edited by W.F. Chen, J.Y. Richard Liew. Read at Google Read at Google

Earthquake Engineering Handbook 2003. Edited by W.F. Chen, C. Scawthorn. Read at Google Read at Google

Environmental Engineers' Handbook 2nd Edition. 1997. Edited by D. Liu, B. Liptak. Read at Google Read at Google

Citation Management Tools

Reference managers help you manage your research, collect and cite sources, & create bibliographies in a variety of citation styles.  Compare.

Widely used citation managers include:

: Free for UC Berkeley users. Web-based manager with direct export integrated into many databases. Organize and share references, and format citations and bibliographies.
Sign up for a RefWorks account.
Getting Started with RefWorks

: may be purchased from UC Berkeley's Software Central. Good PDF management and annotation tools. Automatically searches for full-text PDFs (if available) for citations. Formats citations and bibliographies. Requires purchase of annual or semi-annual upgrades to remain current.

: Free plug-in for Firefox and standalone versions for Chrome and Internet Explorer. Automatically extracts metadata from many PDFs and web pages. Permits tagging, notation, and full text searching of your library of resources. Integrates with Word for citation and bibliography formatting, and has a free (but limited) web backup service.Getting Started with Zotero Note: When using software to automatically format your citations, double-check the formatting for correctness.

: Free (up to 2GB). Web-based component that syncs with a desktop client. Integrates with Word for citation and bibliography formatting. Includes some social elements that allows for sharing and recommendations.

Engineering Library

Address: 110 Bechtel Engineering Center

Semester Hours
M-Th 8 am - 10 pm
F 8 am - 5 pm
Sat 1 pm - 5 pm
Sun 1 pm - 10 pm

Phone: 510.642.3366

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