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Building and Construction   Tags: building, carpentry, construction  

A guide to resources for students studying building and construction at Box Hill Institute
Last Updated: Mar 16, 2017 URL: Print Guide RSS Updates

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Welcome to the Box Hill Institute Library's Guide for Building and Construction, your gateway to the great resources available for you from the Library, or online. This information has been designed to support the courses offered at Box Hill Institute.

Use the tabs at the top of the page to find information sources for various subjects related to your course.

If you need more assistance, Library staff are here to help. Call into the library, phone us or send an email. 


Library Basics

Library Opening Hours and Locations

Borrowing Information

Renew your loans online by logging on to the catalogue:

Standards online

A number of Australian Standards are also available in hard copy, so check the library catalogue, or browse the shelves for these too.


Search the library catalogue

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New Books

These are some of the new books at Elgar Library relating to your course. Click the link for more information, and to check availability.

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On the Shore - Sebastian Markus Braun
Call Number: 728.72 BRA
ISBN: 9783037682135
Publication Date: 2017

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Working in Style - Chris van Uffelen
Call Number: 725.23 UFF
ISBN: 9783037682036
Publication Date: 2016

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Solid Wood - Joseph Mayo
Call Number: 721.0448 MAY
ISBN: 9780415725293
Publication Date: 2015

Footpath guides to Melbourne, box set - Jacques Sheard
Call Number: 720.99451 SHE
ISBN: 9781925092714
Publication Date: 2015
Melbourne: Joseph Reed 1850-1890; Melbourne mid century 1950-1970; Melbourne St Kilda 1850-1960.

Grand Designs Australia: Season 6 - Peter Maddison
Call Number: VC 728.0994 GRA
Publication Date: 2016


Print magazines in the library

The following print magazines are available  in the Elgar Library:

  • PR 690 COR                        Cordell: Building cost guide: Housing
  • PR 692.5 COR                     Cordell:  Commercial/industrial building cost guide
  • PR 728.0994 HOU               Houses
  • PR 643.305 KIT                   Kitchens and Bathrooms Quarterly

Additional electronic journals articles can be found via the library's catalogue

Subject Guide

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National Construction Code/Building Code of Australia

The  National Construction Code (NCC), previously known as the Building Code of Australia, sets out required standards for the design and construction or  Australian buildings, in areas such as structure, fire resistance, access and egress, services and equipment, energy efficiency, and health and amenity.

Register for free access to the NCC using the link below:

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