Building construction is a multi-disciplinary field. Consider these subjects when searching for materials in this field: plumbing; carpentry; framing; construction materials such as concrete, masonry, steel, or timber; woodworking; renovation; building codes; and electrical wiring.
- Identify keywords related to your topic
- Keyword termininology can be found by scanning general/background information on your topic in encyclopedias and other reference materials and by reading over bibliographies located at the end of books
- Use a thesaurus to identify synonyms for your topic
- If you are still struggling with keyword selection think about brainstorming word possibilities with your instructor, a librarian, or a friend
How to Use This Subject Guide
This guide was developed to help you find library resources and other helpful information on the subject of building construction. Clicking on the tabs above will lead you to resources suggested by a librarian.