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Building Skills, Construction Management & Building Engineering: Construction & Engineering

Library and web resources on building skills, construction management & building engineering

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This page provides tips for choosing the best resources to assist with your construction research.

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Resources for Your Construction Studies

How To Find the Information You Need.


Broad Searches  If you want to see large amounts of information - books, journal articles, DVDs and more - and you don’t mind looking at a few things that you might not need, use RTC's OneSearch.


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Focused Searches When you know exactly what you need.

  • If you need journal articles, click on the Articles tab above, and learn about ProQuest, eLibrary, and other databases.
  • If you need books, click on the Books tab, and learn how to find books in the RTC Library Catalog, or eBooks in RTC databases.
  • If you need web resources, click on the Web Sites tab. This page lists helpful web sites on many construction topics.


Not Finding What You Want?

  • Try another way of describing your topic. Instead of "building" try "structure". Instead of "remodel" try "refurbish".


Need More Help?

If you're not sure what you need, or how to begin, come in to the RTC Library, call us at (425) 235-2331, or email us at If it's after hours, try our reference chat service AskWA.  We'll be glad to help!

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