This guide will help you find books, videos, articles and websites about Facility Management. Use the menus on your right to start searching for different types of materials.
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The best way to start searching the Library catalog is to do a keyword search for words that describe your topic. Try to choose specific keywords. You may need to experiment with keywords to find ones that work for your topic. Once you find some items, you can use subject headings to find other items that cover the same topic.
Use these call number ranges to browse the General Collection and the Reference Collection.
|TS 155 - TS 194||Facilities Management|
|TH 880 / TJ 163.5||Buildings--Energy Conservation|
|TH 6010 - TH 6013||Buildings--Mechanical Equipment|
|TH 6014 - TH 6081||Buildings--Environmental Engineering|
|TH 7005 - TH 7699||Heating and Ventilation|
|KF 5701 - KF 5710||Building Laws (Codes)|
The Library holds all of the 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. For fire codes, electrical codes and safety standards, consult this online resource: NFPA Codes Online. You'll need your COD MyAccess username and password card to access the NFPA from off-campus.
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 Page.