Construction (Books & Media)

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Construction Books & Media

How to Find books, videos, and other materials in Steely Library.

Quick Construction Management Book Search:

  • These are suggestions only and do not reflect the full range of materials that may be useful to you.
  • If you need additional assistance, Ask Steely Library!

For locating specific items, including videos in the Media Collection, using the library's catalog, NKUIRE, is recommended. Keyword, Author, Title, and Subject are among the ways you can search.

For Non-Print Media (videos, DVDs, CDs, slides, etc.), Consider the "Media Searches" tab atop the NKUIRE search page.

WorldCat is the world's most comprehensive bibliography, with more than 49 million bibliographic records representing 400 languages. Covers information from 2100 B.C.E. to the present. Includes holdings information from libraries across the world. Now includes the Library of Congress Subject Headings as its thesaurus. If Steely Library does not own a title, it may be requested through SourceFinder.

Browsing for books in Steely's Reference and Circulating collections can be very useful

For Construction, the following call number areas are suggested:

  • TH1-9745 - Building construction
  • TH845-895 - Architectural engineering. Structural engineering of buildings
  • TH900-915 - Construction equipment in building
  • TH1000-1725 - Systems of building construction including fireproof construction, concrete construction
  • TH2025-3000 - Details in building design and construction Including walls, roofs
  • TH3301-3411 - Maintenance and repair
  • TH4021-4977 - Buildings: Construction with reference to use including public buildings, dwellings
  • TH5011-5701 - Construction by phase of the work (Building trades)
  • TH6014-6081 - Environmental engineering of buildings. Sanitary engineering of buildings
  • TH6101-6887 - Plumbing and pipe fitting
  • TH7005-7699 - Heating and ventilation. Air conditioning
  • TH7700-7975 - Illumination. Lighting
  • TH8001-8581 - Decoration and decorative furnishings
  • TH9025-9745 - Protection of buildings including protection from dampness, fire, burglary

New Statistics, Economics, Finance, and Industry Titles at Steely Library

The Construction Research Guide is maintained by John Schlipp. Suggestions and comments are welcome.

Steely Library phone number:  859.572.5457