Construction Materials

Overview

Overview:

  1. Searching the ND Library Catalog
  2. Searching article databases and obtaining articles via FindText and Interlibrary Loan
  3. Using specialized subject databases and citation management tools
  4. Evaluating sources of information
  5. Using information ethically and legally

Begin on the Engineering Library homepage

Call number: TH 880, books in Engineering and Architecture Libraries

Call numbers: TA 400's for materials properties and TA435 for cost data

Search example: sustainable materials

Sources for journal articles: Quick Search Civil Engineering

Sources for journal articles: Individual databases

Civil Engineering Abstracts

Compendex

ASCE Research Library

Sources for Construction Materials information on the internet:

Sweets Network (see "New Building Products")

Sweets Network Forums

Green Building Materials-basic information

National Resources Defense Council

US Green building Council

The Construction Institute of the American Society of Civil Engineers (see Construction Web Links)

Matweb (materials properties)

Using information ethically and legally

Avoiding plagiarism

How Do I Evaluate Web Sources?

RefWorks

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Last Update: 21 Jan 10:40