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CE 101: Encyclopedias and Handbooks


Use encyclopedias and handbooks to find background information about engineering topics, societal and environmental issues (e.g. pollution, climate).


The folowing books are located in the Reference section of the Library (First floor):

The Encyclopedia Americana  Ref AE5 .E333 2001 20 vols.

The McGraw Hill Dictionary of Art Ref N33 .M23 5 volumes

Encyclopedia of World Art  Ref N31 .E533  17 volumes

Encyclopedia of Architecture, Design, Engineering and Construction Ref NA31 .E59 1988  5 volumes

Building the world: an encyclopedia of the great engineering projects in history. Ref T56.I44 2006 v.1 and 2

Please note: print encyclopedias cannot be checked out, please make photocopies or scan relevant pages.


Free Online Resources:

Britannica (Academic Edition) 

The Great Buildings Collection good for visual images