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ASCE Library: Quick Start Guide: About

A quick start guide to using the ASCE Library subscription database available to VDOT employees through the VDOT Research Library.

What is ASCE Library?

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The ASCE Library provides online access to more than 120,000 full-text documents published by the American Society of Civil Engineers. It contains articles from ASCE journals, papers from conference proceedings, e-books and standards. Access to ASCE Library is provided to all VDOT employees via the VDOT Research Library through the URL:

The ASCE Library contains selected e-books from 1998 to the present, including all in-print ASCE Manuals of Practice and ASCE Press titles. Many books are available by the chapter. All current ASCE Standards are also available, although not by the chapter. New and backlist is added throughout the year.

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All journal articles, proceedings papers, e-books, and standards are available in PDF format. Many proceedings papers are also available in a format called PDF with Links which features linked references wherever possible. Some journal articles and proceedings papers have references, URLs, and email addresses with live links. Journal articles from 2006 to the present are also available in full-text HTML.

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