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Construction & Property: Books & e-books

What are books & e-books?

BooksBooks & e-books are a good source of information, and are:

  • a great introduction to a topic
  • give you an overview
  • explain key theories and concepts

To search for books and e-books go to Library Search or do a quick search using the box below.

Essential books

To find the essential and recommended readings, go to your module site on Blackboard and find the Reading List option:

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You will be able to link directly to the book record in Library Search, or to the e-book (if available)

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Or use the quick search box below to search for module code, title or academic.

Search for reading lists by module code or name

More about e-books

A lot of the books you will find through Library Search will be e-books.  You can access e-books from anywhere you have a working wifi connection.  Sign in with your University username and password.

Usually you have the option to read the book online, or download it for a limited number of days.  The number of pages you can copy or print varies from publisher to publisher.

The library's most popular property and construction e-books are:

Even more e-books

The library subscribes to a number of e-book collections - see our list below, where you can search for e-books on a subject / by author / by title.

VLeBooks

EBSCOhost

Taylor & Francis

Wiley Online Library

Browsing for print books

Most of the Property & Construction books are on the 2nd floor of Marylebone Library

Key shelf numbers:

333.5068 Property management - real estate

338.47624 Construction industry

354.64 Construction

621.4832 Design and construction

643.1 Housing

690 Construction of buildings

691 Building materials

692.8 Contracting