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Building and Construction: Home

A guide to resources for students studying building and construction at Box Hill Institute


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. 

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
Guide for new users of the library

Renew your loans by logging on to the catalogue:

Standards online

A number of Australian Standards are also available in hard copy. Check the library catalogue for details.

Search the library catalogue

Discovery: One search, quality results


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.

Print magazines in the library

The following print magazines are available  in the Elgar Library:

  • PR 690 COR                        Cordell: Building cost guide: Housing
  • PR 728.0994 HOU              Houses
  • PR 643.305 KIT                   Kitchens and Bathrooms Quarterly

Key online magazines

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

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:

Print a Building and Construction guide

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