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Library Materials for Construction Management

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Books and media on management of construction projects in the construction industry can be found in the Library under the classification TH438. Works on Project Management in general are found in HD69.P75Also, in HD9715 find works regarding the Construction Industry in general.

Library materials on design and construction in special materials are found in the classification area TA663 through TA695, this includes: TA666 for Building, Wooden; TA683 for Reinforced Concrete Construction; and TA684 for Building, Iron and Steel and Steel, Structural. Works on construction materials are found with Building MaterialsTA401-TA492.

Find books on Construction Contracts--United States in KF902, and works on Negotiation in Business in HD58.6.

Also, building construction specifications  are found in TH425, look under TH443 for works on construction safety; and works on Building sites--Planning are in NA2540.5.

TH880 contains materials on Sustainable Buildings--Design and Construction, including building while following sustainable construction methods. Look in TH6014-TH6085 for works on Buildings--Environmental Engineering (works on general and household plumbing, heating, lighting, air conditioning, soundproofing, etc.)

Books

For more titles, search the Library Catalog using the subject terms listed above in bold.

  Building construction cost data. 2015 ed.
Ref. TH435 .B84 2015
Estimate projects; improve project planning and budgeting; access detailed construction costs, arranged in the CSI MasterFormat 2010 system, and leverage the resources. [2/16]
♦  Construction extension to the PMBOK® guide third edition /
Project Management Institute. 
HD69.P75 C65 2008
Provides materials directly related to the construction industry that are not offered in the PMBOK Guide, 3rd edition, (available in the Library and online from Books24x7), including guidance on: safety management, environmental management, financial management, and claim management.   [2/16]
♦  Construction materials reference book / edited by David Doran and Bob Cather.
Ref. TA403.4 C66 2014 
The definitive reference source for professionals involved in the conception, design and specification stages of a construction project. The theory and practical aspects of each material are covered in detail. [2/16]
♦  General industry regulations 29 CFR Part 1910 : with 1903 inspections, citations, and proposed penalities, 1904 recording and reporting occupational injuries.
Ref. KF3570 .A2 G36 2013
Contains general occupational safety and health standards which have been found to be national consensus standards or established Federal standards.  [4/14]
(Also available online from OSHA) [2/16]
♦  Green building cost data. 2015 ed.
Ref. TH880 .G73 2015
This cost book reflects years of careful cultivation and expansion of the thousands of green line items in the RSMeans cost database, presented in CSI MasterFormat 2010 for convenient reference.  [1/17]
♦  OSHA standards for the construction industry (29 CFR part 1926) / United States. Occupational Safety and Health Administration.
Ref. KF3574.C65 O84 2010 January 
(also availabe online) [2/16]
♦  Steel construction manual / American Institute of Steel Construction.
Ref. TA684 .A47 2011
The specifications and other design recommendations summarized in this Manual apply in general to the design and construction of steel buildings and other structures. [2/16]

e-Books

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Journals

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Suggested titles
below listed as (e-journals or electronic journals) can be located in the subscription service, EBSCO's Full Text Finder.

♦  Concrete Construction  (in Library  Current 2 years only) [3/17]
♦  Construction Management and Economics
(e-journal 1983 - present, 18 month delay)
Peer reviewed coverage of developments in construction management and economics on topics such as general building, housing, civil engineering, repairs, maintenance, marine and aerospace vehicles or structures, and other major capital projects. [1/17]
♦  Custom Home (in Library, Current 3 years only) [3/17]
♦  ENR Engineering News-Record 
(in Library,
12 months only) (e-journal  2001 - present) [3/17]
♦  Fine Homebuilding (also called: Taunton's Fine Homebuilding)  
(in Library:
 & Bound Volumes: 1981-19911992-1999 & 1999 - present) [3/17]
♦  Fine Woodworking (also called: Taunton's Fine Woodworking
(in Library
1980-1991 & 1992 - present) [3/17]
♦  Journal of Construction Engineering and Management (e-journal  1995-2014)
Articles and commentary on construction equipment and techniques, defines construction terms and encourages education and research in construction engineering and management. [ [11/16]
♦  Lean Construction Journal (e-journal 2004 - present)
Articles support change in, and/or help to stimulate rethinking of the construction process on- or off-site. The maximization of workflow, not point speed, through the minimization of performance variation and the elimination of systemic waste sources is a key cornerstone of Lean Construction.  [1/17]
♦  The PM Network / Project Managment Institute
 (in Library  Current 12 months only) (e-journal  2003 - present)
Keeps the project management decision-maker abreast of the latest news of techniques and best practices.  [3/17]
♦  Project Management Journal
(in Library 
Current 12 months only) (e-journal  1997 - present, 1 year delay)
This Journal, from the Project Management Institute, provides information advancing the state of the art of the knowledge of project management. [3/17]

Last updated 2017.01/AP