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Research Guides

COSC 681


This Class Guide has been prepared for the Construction Science Research course to assist students in locating library sources. Suggested library research strategies and sources are also provided. For additional help contact the Construction Science Subject Specialist, Pauline Melgoza -

Specialized and Related Databases

Primary article databases for Construction Science.

  • Compendex  Comprehensive citation index for engineering of all types.  It has the best coverage of the conference literature.
  • ASCE Library  The full text of American Society of Civil Engineers journal articles and conference proceedings. Also, standard contract documents from the Engineers Joint Contract Documents Committee.
  • GreenFILE (EBSCO)  Scholarly, government and general-interest titles include content on global warming, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, and more.
  • Google Scholar  Proxied link for TAMU access.