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About Online Resources
The library pays for you to be able to use high quality information collected together into databases. In library research, a database is where you find:
films, TV and radio programmes
specialist subject information
Each database contains thousands of items which you can search simultaneously and quickly to find the most recent or most relevant information. If the database has a Search icon, you can use the library search tool to find what you need.
Remember, if you can’t find what you are searching for, ask one of the library staff, or if you would like more direct one to one support on library searching or advanced library searching, you can . book an appointment with a member of the library team
CIC-Construction Industry Council
The representative forum for professional bodies, research organisations and specialist business associations in the construction industry.
Health and Safety Executive
Want to know anything health and safety related? This is the site for you. The HSE is the national independent watchdog for all work-related, health, safety and illness matters in the UK. It acts in the public interest to reduce work-related deaths and serious injury across the UK's workplaces.
The Royal Institute of British Architects provide the standards, training, support for architects, This site has key source of information on architecture and related subjects, design and construction.
Installer is essential reading for heating, plumbing, and renewable professionals. Providing the latest news, product and training information to the heating industry,
Box of Broadcasts
BoB is an on demand TV and radio service for education. Record programmes from over 65 free-to-air channels, and search the extensive archive.
With BoB you can...
Search programme transcripts and subtitles
Create your own playlists, clips and clip compilations
Embed content in your work and share on social media
One-click citation for easy academic referencing
Available on all devices
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