BOOKS dealing with Civil Engineering can be located through the UC Library Catalog. You can search in the UC Library Catalog by author, title, keyword or subject. General subject headings that can be used include:
AIRPORTS; BRIDGES; BUILDINGS; CIVIL ENGINEERING; COASTAL ENGINEERING; CONCRETE CONSTRUCTION; DAMS; EARTHQUAKE ENGINEERING; ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING; FOUNDATIONS; HIGHWAY ENGINEERING; HYDRAULIC ENGINEERING; HYDRAULICS; HYDROLOGY; MILITARY ENGINEERING; RAILROAD ENGINEERING; ROADS--DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION; ROCK MECHANICS; SHELLS (ENGINEERING); SOIL MECHANICS; STRENGTH OF MATERIALS; STRUCTURAL ANALYSIS; STRUCTURAL DYNAMICS; STRUCTURES; and SURVEYING
For additional terms, use the Library of Congress Subject Headings.
DATABASES are online equivalents of indexes and abstracts. Some databases relevant to Civil Engineering are: