UNB Libraries' Guide to Geodesy and Geomatics Engineering

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Key Resources

  • Scopus
    Scopus, a new multidisciplinary online resource, will be invaluable to students and faculty in various fields of study within the sciences, health sciences and the social sciences. Scopus offers full-text linking, abstracting-and-indexing information and provides access to over 25 million abstracts dating back to 1966.

    Unlimited simultaneous users.

  • Web of Science
    The Web of Science is the larger name given to the ISI Citation Databases, which are multidisciplinary databases of bibliographic information gathered from thousands of scholarly journals. The databases currently included are Science Citation Index Expanded, Social Sciences Citation Index, and Arts & Humanities Citation Index.

    Unlimited simultaneous users.

  • IEEE Xplore Digital Library
    The IEEE Xplore Digital Library is a powerful resource for discovery and access to scientific and technical content published by IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers) and its publishing partners. This resource provides Web access to almost 3-million full-text documents from some of the world's most highly cited publications in electrical engineering, computer science and electronics, including:
    IEEE journals, transactions, and magazines, including early access documents
    IEEE conference proceedings
    IET journals
    IET conference proceedings
    IEEE published standards
    IEEE Standards Dictionary Online

    Note: limited to 10 simultaneous users.

    10 simultaneous users.

  • Dissertations & Theses (ProQuest PQDT: formerly Digital Dissertations)
    ProQuest Dissertations and Theses (formerly Digital Dissertations) "is the single, authoritative source for information about doctoral dissertations and master's theses. The database represents the work of authors from over 1,000 graduate schools and universities."
    All PhD dissertations and Master's theses from depositing universities are available from 1997 onwards, unless the document's author has requested a temporary delay.
    It is also possible to search within an interface exclusive to Dissertations & Theses @ University of New Brunswick.

    Unlimited simultaneous users.

  • Chemical Abstracts (SciFinder Web)
    Produced by the American Chemical Society, this is considered to be the most current and comprehensive information source for literature in chemistry and related sciences such as: proteomics, genomics, biochemistry, biochemical genetics, engineering and physics.

    Unlimited simultaneous users

  • Inspec (Engineering Village)
    "Inspec is the world’s leading bibliographic database, providing comprehensive access to the world's scientific and technical literature in physics, electrical engineering, electronics, communications, control engineering, computers, computing, information technology, manufacturing, production and mechanical engineering. First published in 1898 as the Scientific Abstracts, Inspec now contains close to 10 million bibliographic records taken from more than 3850 scientific and technical journals and 2200 conference proceedings, as well as numerous books, reports, dissertations and patents, many with full-text linking."

    Unlimited simultaneous users.

  • Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) Digital Library
    The Association for Computing Memory (ACM) Digital Library provides access to journals, publications, newsletters and conference proceedings.

    Unlimited simultaneous users.

Additional Resources

  • GeoRef
    GeoRef "covers worldwide technical literature on geology and geophysics."

    Unlimited simultaneous users.

  • Quicklaw Plus
    NOTE: Users may click on the "Register Later" button at the bottom of the screen to gain immediate access, OR the "Register Now" button which will provide access to additional personal features. You must also accept the Terms and Conditions.
    LexisNexis Quicklaw offers access to primary and secondary Canadian legal sources. Coverage includes caselaw from courts, boards, and tribunals; statutes, regulations and bills; secondary legal materials and journals; and NetLetters with legal commentary and analysis. Plus edition includes Halsbury's Laws of England and Halsbury's Laws of Canada.

    Unlimited simultaneous users.

  • Canadian Research Index (CRI)
    Canadian Research Index (CRI) "covers monographs and annual publications of lasting reference value from Canadian government and institutional sources."

    Unlimited simultaneous users.

  • EThOS (Electronic Theses Online Service : UK Theses)
    EThOS makes UK theses (e and paper based) available via a 'one-stop-shop' by harvesting e-theses from institutional repositories and digitizing paper theses on-demand from researchers. The British Library, in collaboration with many UK universities and other associations, aims to provide over 250,000 theses produced by the UK higher education system on an open access model to all researchers and others requiring information. Some theses are available for immediate download, while others can be requested from a participating institution which then sends the thesis to the British Library for digitization.

    Unlimited simultaneous users.

  • Academic Search Premier
    Academic Search Premier is a multidisciplinary resource that "provides journal coverage for most academic areas of study."

    Unlimited simultaneous users.

  • ASCE Library eJournals (American Society of Civil Engineers)
    The ASCE Library provides a comprehensive online tool for locating articles of interest across all disciplines of civil engineering. The American Society of Civil Engineers publishes just over 30 journals available through the ASCE Library.

    Unlimited simultaneous users.

  • Science Direct
    Science Direct offers comprehensive coverage of literature across all fields of science, medicine and technology. All previous ScienceDirect journal collections have been merged into this single collection.

    Unlimited simultaneous users.

  • SpringerLink
    SpringerLINK service provides access to electronic journals in a variety of subjects, including "life sciences, chemical sciences, geosciences, computer science, mathematics, medicine, physics & astronomy, engineering, environmental sciences, law, and economics."
    [NOTE: pre-1996 Archival content now accessible when available]

    Unlimited simultaneous users.

  • Wiley Online Library
    Wiley Online Library hosts the world's broadest and deepest multidisciplinary collection of online resources covering life, health and physical sciences, social science, and the humanities. It delivers seamless integrated access to over 4 million articles from 1500 journals.

    Unlimited simultaneous users.

  • Annual Reviews
    Annual Reviews publishes "authoritative, analytic reviews in 29 focused disciplines within the Biomedical, Physical, and Social Sciences."

    Unlimited simultaneous users.

  • CanLII

    A free online resource open to anyone to use; no username or password required. Excellent source of Canadian case law and legislation.


Reference Sources

Reference Intro Text

Key Resources

Additional Resources

Find Books

To search for books at UNB Libraries, use the online catalogue, UNB WorldCat. It contains materials held at the Harriet Irving, Science and Forestry, Engineering, and Law libraries, as well as the Hans W. Klohn Commons in Saint John. Course reserves contains a listing of course-specific materials available for short-term use.

Books and other materials not available at UNB may be available for loan from another institution through our document delivery service. To search for materials not held by UNB Libraries, try UNB WorldCat (change the default library to "Libraries worldwide") or select from our list of other library catalogues. See the Document Delivery page for electronic request forms and more details.

Electronic Collections

Key Resources

  • Springer eBook Collection
    Note: UNB only has online access to material marked with a green, square box to the left of the record.
    The Springer eBook Collection publishes eBooks, eReference Works and eBook Series titles on a wide variety of subjects, including science, technology, medicine and the humanities.

    Unlimited simultaneous users.

  • CRCnetBASE (Includes ENGnetBASE)
    CRCnetBASE provides access to the following electronic book collections from the CRC Press: CivilEngineeringnetBASE, ENGnetBASE, MechanicalEngineeringnetBASE, and TELECOMMUNICATIONSnetBASE. Also included is the Handbook of Chemistry and Physics. These collections include approximately 2500+ electronic book titles.

    Unlimited simultaneous users.

  • AccessEngineering
    A full text collection of over 250 McGraw-Hill engineering book titles covering 12 major areas of engineering and more than 200 topics.

    5 simultaneous users

  • ebrary Collections
    UNB subscribes to 2 ebrary collections of eBooks through this one access point: Academic Complete and the Canadian Publishers Collection, both a mix of subscribed and purchased titles, along with faculty selected purchased titles. These are fulltext, searchable databases of books, maps and other authoritative documents in all academic disciplines. Many books now allow complete downloading.

    Varying access permissions.

  • MyiLibrary
    When browsing an individual MyiLibrary ebook please use the table of contents to the left of the text or the search function to navigate through the book. Rapid clicking through numerous pages of an ebook will block access to the ebook. MyiLibrary includes titles on a wide variety of subjects, including the humanities, science, technology, and medicine. All ebooks are viewed using the MyiLibrary platform. Some ebooks published by Taylor & Francis do not allow full-text searching.

    Unlimited simultaneous users.

  • ASCE Library eBooks (American Society of Civil Engineers)
    ASCE E-books and Standards encompass all civil engineering content areas, including construction, structures, transportation, geotechnics, environment, water resources, and professional practice. Also includes ASCE journals and proceedings.

    Unlimited simultaneous users.

To browse the shelves for books in Geodesy and Geomatics Engineering, try the following ranges:

G 3160-9980 Maps
GA Cartography
GC Oceanography
HD 101-1395.5 Land use. Land tenure
QB Astronomy
QB 275-343 Geodesy
TA 501-625 Surveying Engineering

Find Internet Sites

Portals and Search Engines
Google Scholar
Resources of Scholarly Societies - Astronomy
(http://www.scholarly- societies.org/astronomy_soc.html)
Product and Supplier Directories
Thomas Register Online
Process Register

Citing Your Sources

Accurate, properly formatted footnotes, reading lists, and bibliographies are hallmarks of good academic research. Through citing, you acknowledge the source of any ideas you mention in your writing, document your research, and provide the information your readers need to track down your sources.

Consult your course syllabus or check with your instructor to be sure of using the correct citation style for your assignment.

Style Manual for the Department of Geodesy and Geomatics Engineering


Citing Works in Geodesy and Geomatics Engineering: A Guide


APA Citation Style: Some examples


Publication manual of the American Psychological Association

(ENGRESERVE BF76.7 .P83 2010b)


(ENG-STACKS T11 .B55 2004)

Research and Documentation Online


Plagiarism: a How-NOT-To Guide


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Subject Specialties: Computer Science and Engineering