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Civil Engineering

What is a database?

Databases are collections of articles and other sources of scholarly information.  They can be searched by using keywords, or words that describe a topic.  Databases often provide peer-reviewed or scholarly articles for your research.

FAU Libraries Video Tutorials on Citation Management

Selected Databases

All of the databases in this discipline can be found in our Engineering and Applied Sciences databases section.

Off Campus Connect

Access to our licensed Electronic Resources off-campus

Many of the electronic resources offered by the FAU Libraries are restricted to currently registered students, staff, and faculty of the University. When connecting to these services from off-campus you are required to let the system know you are currently affiliated with FAU. Please click on the OpenAthens link below to log into OpenAthens in order to access our licensed resources.