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Course & Subject Guides

Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering - Oakland Campus: Civil Eng @ Pitt

This guide provides information and resources for graduate students and faculty in the department of Civil and Environmental Engineering.

Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

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Welcome! This guide is designed to assist graduate students in Civil Engineering with their research.

  • Finding Info @ Pitt includes instructions for accessing library resources, whether it is requesting an item from our Storage facility, having an article sent to you via Interlibrary Loan, or finding electronic theses and dissertations.
  • Civil Eng Literature covers the best resources in the field. The page is broken down by material type, including databases for finding articles, books and ebooks, and handbooks.
  • Bibliometrics links to a research guide that illustrates methods for retrieving citation counts and journal impact factors.
  • Patents links to information about patent searching at Pitt.
  • Standards provides information about finding and accessing technical standards at Pitt.
  • Ask for Help from a librarian at any time via email, chat, phone, or in person.


Manage Your Research

Using a citation management tool such as EndNote or Mendeley will help you organize your research. Both programs are available to Pitt students and faculty for free. Download EndNote through the Software Download Service at My Pitt or Mendeley at

Use the EndNote Guide or Mendeley Guide to help get started using these programs.