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Library resources for the "When Disaster Strikes: Earthquake Engineering" cluster. For more, please consult our Geoscience and Structural Engineering research guides.
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Key Information Resources
Ebook Collections and Encyclopedias
Treatise on Geophysics
This is a comprehensive, 10 volume, online encyclopedia that covers such topics as earthquake seismology, mineral physics, geodesy, geomagnetism, crust, mantle and core dynamics, and evolution of the earth.
Hundreds of online handbooks and reference works across a variety of engineering disciplines. Fully searchable across all titles.
General science and technology encyclopedia and dictionary. Only 2 people can use this encyclopedia at the same time, so try again later if you get "access denied."
Journal Article Databases
Academic Search Complete
Multidisciplinary database that indexes and abstracts articles in more than 10,900 journals, with full-text is available for over 5300 journals. Indexes popular and scholarly sources, but you can limit results to scholarly journals.
Indexes journals and conference proceedings in many engineering disciplines. A core database for structural and civil engineering.
Indexes journals and technical reports in all areas of geology, including seismology.
Web of Science
Often the best place to start your search for journal articles for science and engineering. Indexes 12,000+ journals in all subjects, with heavy emphasis in the sciences. For each record, you can view what the authors cited, who has since cited the article, and look for related articles based on common citations.