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 identify specific titles or find other subject areas on the shelves use Heritage, our 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|
OpenAthens lists all the online databases for courses at Barnsley College. For construction you might like to start by ticking the boxes in front of the resources shown below to add them to your Favourites. Start searching by clicking on the database name. Descriptions under each database name give you key information on what it covers and how to make the most of this resource.
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
|Monday||8.30am - 8.00pm|
|Tuesday||8.30am - 8.00pm|
|Wednesday||8.30am - 8.00pm|
|Thursday||8.30am - 8.00pm|
|Friday||8.30am - 4.30pm|