Civil & Environmental Engineering: Other Suggested Resources
Detailed, high quality photographs, maps, floorplans, and descriptions of French and English cathedrals that began construction in the 12th-13th centuries.
Index of journals, magazines, and other publications covering art, architecture, archaeology, and related fields. Coverage dates vary. Earliest indexing goes back to 1914; earliest full text back to 1930; majority of coverage begins in 1980s.
Detailed data on soil in counties across the U.S. From the Natural Resources Conservation Service of the USDA.
Collection of digitized documents from the U.S. Department of Transportation Library. Includes historical reports of investigations of railroad and aircraft accidents.
Digitized color maps of towns or cities in Pennsylvania originally created for use by fire insurance companies. Maps are drawn to a scale of 50 feet to an inch; list street blocks and building numbers; and are coded for building materials used. Hosted by Penn State's map library.
Collection of over 10,000 digitized images of buildings and cities throughout the world. Search by building name, city, country or other keyword. Provided by the University of Washington Libraries Digital Collections project.
Collection of 19th century American bridge engineering books, manuals, and documents from the Lehigh University Libraries' Special Collections.
Full text of articles reviewing the scholarly literature for a variety of topics in the physical, biomedical, and social sciences.
Includes building and construction cost indexes, sourcebooks with rankings of top contractors, and directories of contractors as well as the text of Engineeering News Record. Note that not all articles are freely available on the ENR site. If prompted to login or pay, search for the article title in ENR via LexisNexis Academic.
Collection of measured drawings, large-format photographs, and written histories of historic structures and sites in the United States dating from the 17th through the 20th century. Draws from the collection of the Historic American Building Survey and the Historic American Engineering Survey from 1933 to the present.