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14-16: Construction

Finding books in the Library

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These are the main shelf marks/classification numbers for books for the Construction Industries.  If you are unsure where to find a specific title you can always ask at the Library Information Desk  or search the Library Catalogue. 

Subject Shelf Mark
Bricklaying 693.21
Building 690
Building Regulations 343.07869/
Building Services 696
Carpentry 694
Electrical Installation 621.31924
Gas Safety 696.2
Health & Safety 363.11 & 690.22
Joinery 694
Mathematics for Construction 510.2469
Painting & Decorating 698.1
Plastering 693.6
Plumbing 696.1
Site Carpentry 694
Water Regulations 696.1026
Wiring Regulations 621.31924


General textbooks

Search the Library Catalogue

Search by author, title or a subject keyword. Any matching results will be displayed.

You can then find out the following information:

  • where the book is - the shelf mark;
  • how long the book can be borrowed for; 
  • and whether a book is on the shelf or out on loan.

Can't find the book you want?

If all copies of a textbook are on loan you can place a reservation, or there may be a copy available online as an e-book. 

If the book or journal article is not available from the library you can ask for an inter-library loan.