Swinburne University of Technology Sarawak Campus

Civil engineering

Useful resources for civil engineering


  • Scopus
    Major database covering all engineering disciplines
  • Informit – Engineering collection 
    Large database of Australian engineering research, produced in collaboration with Engineers Australia
  • ICE virtual library (Complete eBooks Collection) Produced by the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE). Browse ICE Publishing’s internationally renowned to more than 1,000 ebooks to find the information you need.
  • Science Direct 
    Full text articles from authoritative science and technology journals
  • ASCE Research Library 
    American Society of Civil Engineers’ database covering all areas of civil engineering 
  • Business Source Complete
    Useful for finding information on business related aspects of civil engineering such as construction management, construction economics, construction finance
  • Computers & Applied Sciences Complete Research database covering computing and applied sciences disciplines
  • ASME Digital Library Search under topic collection, Click at ‘Building & Construction’ for journals & proceedings material 
  • Springer link To browse the engineering collections you can do a search within all contents or within Engineering.
  • ProQuest Science Journals These journals cover hundreds of topics relating to engineering
  • ACM Digital Library (Association for Computing Machinery) Full-text database of the complete collection of ACM’s publications. Includes access to The ACM Guide to Computing Literature bibliography.
  • IEEE Xplore Includes access to the abstract records and full text articles published since 1988 with select content published since 1893 from IEEE journals, transactions, and magazines as well as conference proceedings. Also includes current and archived IEEE standards. LMU’s subscription does not include online access to the full text of IEEE books.

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Standards and codes


Government resources