As of September 1, most Library branches, including the stack areas, will be accessible to current McGill students, faculty, and staff. Visit the hours webpage for a full listing of opening and service hours.
Welcome to the CIVE 664 Course Guide! This guide is made to help you find information for your assignments in this course and supplement information from the in-person library workshop. If you would like any help with finding information, please feel free to make an appointment. Good places to start are by:
To see if there are books on reserve (short-term loan) for this course, please click here and type in your course number.
Engineering database - Compendex
Multidisciplinary database - Scopus
Multidisciplinary database - Web of Science
Multidisciplinary database - Google Scholar
Transportation database - TRID Database
Environmental engineering database - Environmental Science Index
Note: All that you need is one good paper to help you find more - try these tips for expanding your search!
Find out about accessing the Library's online resources from on and off campus.
McGill students and staff may order articles and books that are not available at McGill using COLOMBO, the library's interlibrary loan service.
Consult these resources for tips on how to write a research paper or technical report.
|The Elements of style||Online|
|Engineers' guide to technical writing||Online|
|Guide to report writing (University of Cambridge)||Online|
|Making sense : a student’s guide to research and writing : engineering and the technical sciences|
|Pocket book of technical writing for engineers and scientists|
|Style and ethics of communication in science and engineering||Online|
|Technical reports (NDT Resource Center)||Online|
|Writing for science and engineering: papers, presentations and reports||Online|
|Writing research papers: a complete guide|
|Writing technical articles (Columbia University)||Online|
For more writing resources, click here.
Also, try the McGill Writing Centre.