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Civil, Environmental, and Construction Engineering

General guide for Civil, Environmental, and Construction Engineering

Librarian for College of Engineering

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Erin Burns
Library Mezzanine (balcony) Room 112

University Library
Texas Tech University
2802 18th St
Lubbock, TX 79410


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