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CE 100: Topics and Contemporary Issues in Civil and Environmental Engineering

This guide is for students in all sections of Penn State Harrisburg's CE 100. It includes databases, research tips, and other resources for various assignments.

Magazines from Professional Associations

Generally, you should use scholarly journals for college-level assignments or high-stakes professional situations. However, if journals are too difficult and you need a place to start, magazines can help. They are usually written in simpler language for non-specialists. They can help you:

  • keep up to date
  • learn about new ideas and research findings
  • improve your vocabulary 

Here are some you can read for free through the library: