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Construction and the Built Environment: Books

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If the book is out on loan - place a reservation. You can reserve an item online by searching for it on our library catalogue , or ask a member of library staff.

Borrow from another library                        

If the book is not available in your library - use the interlibrary loan service to transfer it from another Manchester College library. Ask a member of library staff for details.

If you are able to visit another Manchester College library, you can borrow any item providing you have your student ID card.

Contact your Subject Librarian if you would like to recommend a book for the library.

Key eBooks

Key Books

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Shelf Numbers

Need to find a book? The main collections for construction are held at Openshaw,  Openshaw HE and Wythenshawe libraries. If you are unsure where to find a specific title you can always ask a librarian or check on the library catalogue.

Subject Area Shelf mark
Health & Safety 363
Engineering Surveying 526
Electronic Engineering 621.3
Construction  690
Construction Surveying 692.5
Bricklaying 693.21
Carpentry & Joinery 694
Plumbing 696.1
Painting & Decorating 698.1