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Geospatial Engineering: Articles

A guide to resources, online and in print, related to land surveying and geomatics.

Search Strategies

Here are some examples of search strategies for land surveying:

--land survey* (The asterisk * retrieves singular, plural, and other forms of the word:
   survey, surveying, surveyor, surveys)

--boundary and survey*

Search Strategies:

  • Geospatial Engineering
  • Land Surveying
  • Title Examination
  • Land Development
  • GPS for Land Surveyors
  • Land Subdivisions

Magazine / Newspaper / Journal Article Databases

ACC Libraries have more than 90 journal/magazine article databases. The ones listed are the most useful for land surveying and geomatics.

(See a complete list of ACC Library Databases by Subject or by Title)

Options for Getting Articles Found on the Web

Scenario: You find the citation of an article on the Web, but the full text is not available or you would have to pay a fee to get a copy of the article. 

Before paying for an article on a publisher's website, consider these options:

  1. Ask a librarian for help and you'll save both time and money.

  2. Use the E-Journal Finder to search for the title of the  journal, magazine, or newspaper that published the article to find out if ACC library databases provide the full text. 

  3. Search Catalogs at Other Libraries to see if a local library subscribes to the journal or magazine that published the article you want.  If you find the periodical in an Austin-area library, you can usually go there and make a photocopy of the article. 

  4. Use Interlibrary Loan (ILL). ILL service generally takes from two to eight weeks. This service takes more time because the article must be requested and then sent from a library that owns it. That library could be in another state.

Magazines and Journals

Geospatial Engineering Magazines and Journals

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