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Books & eBooks
The Ipswich library provides print and e-book collections to support Construction and Engineering.
All items on your reading list are available in either a print or electronic version.
This guide provides you with useful shelf marks, search strategies and links to reading lists.
You can also find a variety of additional wider reading by browsing the library shelves or accessing Summon.
The shelfmark (or classmark) will tell you where to find an item on the library shelves. Look out for the shelfmark on the library catalogue record. We use the Dewey system which works like this:
Books are shelved numerically digit by digit according to the number on the spine label, 612.3 is shelved before 612.31 which is shelved before 614.2
Within each subject books are shelved alphabetically according to the author or first word of the title, so 616.5 SMI [Author is Smith] is shelved before 616.5 WHI [Author is White].
- 343.07869 Construction Law
- 510 Mathematics
- 620 Engineering
- 620.11 Engineering Materials
- 621 Mechanical Engineering
- 621.3007 Electrical Safety
- 621.381 Electrical Engineering
- 624 Civil Engineering
- 624.1 Structural Engineering
- 624.18 Construction Materials
- 624.2 Bridges
- 625.7 Roads & Highways
- 690 Construction
- 690.068 Construction Management
- 690.22 Health & Safety
- 690.24 Building Maintenance
- 691 Building Materials
- 692 Surveying
- 692.4 Tender & Contracts
- 692.5 Estimates
- 692.6 Project Management
- 692.9 Construction
- 693.5 Concrete
- 693.834 Robust Details
- 696 Building Services
- 697 Energy
- 721 Architecture
Requesting books not in stock
If the book you are looking for is not in stock, you can request it from another library (an inter-library loan) or order it for our stock.
University of Suffolk Bury
Suffolk New College
Further Information & Support
For more information about search strategies, take a look at our Searching for Information Guide.
You can also access step-by-step information about accessing books and ebooks through the University of Suffolk Assignment Toolkit.
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