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Civil and Environmental Engineering and Construction

Engineering Librarian

Sue Wainscott, Engineering Librarian

Course Library Resource Guides

Course-Specific Guides to Library Resources


Welcome to the Civil and Environmental Engineering and Construction Guide. Find out what resources the UNLV Library has available to help you with your research needs.

Engineering Tutoring Center

The Academic Success Center (ASC) in cooperation with the College of Engineering (COE) offers FREE tutoring for a variety of UNLV engineering courses throughout the school year. The drop-in lab is located at TBE-A 207L (next door to the engineering advising center) and is open 10am‒5pm Monday through Friday. All of the tutors are current students who have an outstanding academic record and are recommended by the faculty. Tutors are available to assist students with developing a deeper understanding of course content while also helping with effective study strategies, reviewing lecture notes, and exam preparation.

Workshops offered by the University Libraries

The University Libraries offer a wide variety of workshops throughout the year to assist you.  Topics range from RefWorks - a citation management tool, to Oral History Methods, to Literature Review Techniques.  Click on the link below to view and register for upcoming events.

Find Funding Sources

Are you searching for grants, fellowships or other sources of funding for your education or research activities?  UNLV has several resources that you may find useful.

The University Libraries have a subject guide devoted to resources to help you find and apply for external funding sources. 

The Office of Sponsored Programs' webpages  ( contain many helpful tools and reminders related to seeking external (non-UNLV) funds.

If you are seeking funding from external foundation funds, please remember to coordinate in advance with the UNLV Foundation: . For more information about UNLV's policy on coordination of external funding, please see the current Policy on Solicitation-Grant Coordination on this website

The Office of Sponsored Programs provides on-campus access to the GrantSearch database (

The Libraries also provide three additional databases to seek grants and other funding opportunities

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