Derby University Library (for students on courses validated by University of Derby)
Books in Barnsley College libraries are shelved in a carefully selected order which aims to place books on similar subjects together using Dewey Decimal Classification:
Here is a list of where to start looking for the books on the library shelf for construction. To find whether a book is available in one of the Barnsley College libraries or look for other subject areas on the shelves use Discovery, or Heritage our library catalogue.
|307.1216||Urban development and renewal|
|342.07684||Law for construction including contracts|
|378.170281||How to succeed at university|
|690.8||Houses and homes|
|692.5||Quantity surveying – Estimating contracts|
|696||Building services and utilities|
|720||Architecture and building design|
|720.284028||BIM and design software e.g. AutoCAD, Revit|
You can use Discovery to search not only Barnsley College books but also many of our online collections of ebooks and journal articles all together from one search box. This is the best place to start your search for academic information whatever the subject. If it is academic articles you are looking for, limit your search in Discovery to Scholarly (Peer Reviewed) Journals.
OpenAthens is our username and password system for access to Discovery and Barnsley College online subscriptions. It also lists on MyAthens all the online collections available. If you want to search a specific collection you can access it here by clicking on the database name. Tick the box in front of the database name to add it to your Favourites. Descriptions under each database name give you key information on what it covers and how to make the most of this resource. (D) after a name shows that this collection is included in Discovery.
Remember, if you are doing a course validated by the University of Derby you also have access to all their online resource collections. For more information ask at the HE Library helpdesk.
These databases contain a wide range of academic sources. If you are not finding the information you want, learn more about searching online. Help pages will also be available within each database, or ask a librarian firstname.lastname@example.org.
Online is the best way to search and find articles for your research, but we also have in the HE Library Construction News, the weekly news magazine of the UK construction industry, as well as a selection of other newspapers and business magazines:
Construction Industry Council – Representative forum for the professional bodies, research organizations and specialist business associations in the construction industry
Designing Buildings wiki
BRE – World’s leading building science centre
NHBC Standards 2019
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|Thursday||9.30am - 5.00pm (APPOINTMENT ONLY)|