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Construction Management: Print Books & Reference Materials

This guide will help you find books, videos, articles and websites about Construction topics.

If you need additional help, come to the Library Reference Desk or Ask A Librarian.

Find out about Using the COD Library from home.

New Titles

Active House: Smart Nearly Zero Energy Buildings
Contractor's Guide to Leed-Certified Construction
Lean Culture for the Construction Industry
Carpentry and Construction
DEWALT Residential Construction Codes: Complete Handbook
Start Your Own Construction and Contracting Business

Search the Library Catalog

Use our catalog to find books, videos, and other resources in our collections.

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Call Number Ranges

Use these call number ranges to browse the General Collection and the Reference Collection.

HD 9715 - HD 9717.5 Construction Industry
TH 1 - TH 9745 Building Construction
TH 443 Construction Industry--Safety
KF 902 Construction Contracts
KF 5701 - KF 5710 Building Laws

Reference Materials

The Library holds many recent national codes, standards and building management guidelines from the International Code Council and the U.S. Green Building Council in the reference collection. Some older iterations of these materials are available for check-out in the general collection. Browse the Reference Construction materials here

For fire codes, electrical codes and safety standards, consult this online resource: NFPA Codes Online. You'll need a current library card to access the NFPA from off-campus.

The International Code Council makes their codes freely available to read on their website. You'll not be able to print the whole code, but you can copy and paste small sections.

I-Share

The library is part of a consortium of academic libraries known as I-Share. As COD students, you can request items from other libraries online by creating an I-Share account. For more information, visit our I-Share Information Web PageNote: I-Share is temporarily unavailable due to COVID-19 library closures. 

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