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Civil & Environmental Engineering: Books + eBooks

A guide to research resources on civil and environmental engineering topics.

Kresge Engineering Library closed until 2025

The Kresge Engineering Library is temporarily closed due to the Bechtel Engineering Center renovation. We plan to re-open in 2025 when the new Engineering Student Center opens its doors.

Read about the closure here.

Questions? Send us a message and one of our engineering librarians will reach out. 

Find Books & eBooks


Use UC Library Search to find books, ebooks, journals, conference proceedings, videos and more.

Log in to UC Library Search in order to request items checked out by another patron or held in storage, renew your checked-out items online, or initiate an interlibrary loan request for items held outside the UC Libraries. 

For materials not owned by UC Berkeley: Borrowing from Other Libraries.


Find ebooks in UC Library Search by using the Refine your results options to limit to Available online.

Many publishers also allow full text searching of their ebooks on their native platforms. The following are major science publishers from which UC Berkeley has purchased ebooks:

Or, browse all available ebook collections in all subject areas at UC Berkeley.

Dissertations and Theses

Dissertations Online


UC Berkeley Dissertations 

For online access to dissertations published since 1997, see Proquest link above. To locate dissertations from a specific UC Berkeley department, search UC Library Search for the keywords berkeley dissertations <department name>.

Example: berkeley dissertations molecular and cell biology