This guide will help you find books, videos, articles and websites about fire science topics. You'll need your COD MyAccess username and password to access subscription materials and E-books.
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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.
|TH 9111 - TH 9449||Fire Extinction|
|TH 9119 - TH 9128||Fire Fighters|
|HV 8079/ TH 9180||Fire Investigation|
|TH 9119 - TH 9157||
Also try specific technologies such as "fire sprinklers," or "fire resistant materials," or "fire stream tables."
Encyclopedia of Fire Reference TP 265 .N 48 2002
Encyclopedia of Fire Protection Reference TH 9116 .N 65 2006
Know Your Buildings: A Firefighter's Reference Guide. General TH 9182 .S 39 2017
NFPA's Illustrated Dictionary of Fire Service Terms Reference TH 9116 .N 475 2006
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. Note: I-Share is temporarily unavailable due to COVID-19 library closures.