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

This guide is for students in all sections of Penn State Harrisburg's CE 100/100S. 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: