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1Find an article
Read journal articles to get up-to-date information on your area of research. Click on the sources below to search for the e-journal titles/articles :
 
SourceDatabase nameTitle
Online databaseDirectory of Open Access Journal(i) Organizational and technological factors influence on the efficiency of building management by G.I. Abdullaev
(ii) The development status quo and counter measures of logistics informationization standards of China by Qian XU
(iii) Evolution of industrial enterprises' procurement system by N. Medzhybovska
(iv) Building information modeling comprehensive overview by Sergey Kalinichuk
 
Online databaseEmerald Management(i) The missing link which was already there: building operators and energy management in non-residential buildings by Margrethe Aune, Thomas Berker, Robert Bye
(ii) Managing building projects in ancient China: A comparison with modern-day project management principles and practices by Low Sui Pheng
(iii) Mitigating climate change in the building sector: integrating the unique characteristics of built facilities with emissions trading schemes by T.I. Lam Patrick et al.
(iv) Strength development of plain concrete compared to concrete with a non-chloride accelerating admixture by Alan Richardson
(v) Recycled brick masonry aggregate concrete: use of brick masonry from construction and demolition waste as recycled aggregate in concrete by Tara L. Cavalline, David C. Weggel
 
Online databaseJSTOR(i) Risk management in building construction by: Bob A. Hedges
(ii) Changes in productivity and composition of output in building construction, 1972-1982 by William R. Schriver, Roger L. Bowlby
(iii) Estimating the volume of residential building construction by R. R. Foster, David L. Wickens
 
 
2Find a book (subject classification)
The library catalogue (MyCatalogue) tells you what the library owns. Use the following Library of Congress Subject Headings or appropriate keywords. 
 
Building - AccountingBuilding and engineeringBuilding constructionsBuilding design and construction
Building - DictionariesBuilding economicsBuilding - EstimatesBuilding fund
Building managementBuilding materialsBuilding materials - PricesBusiness logistics
ConcreteConcrete construction - FormworkConstruction contractsConstruction industry - Malaysia
Construction industry - ManagementConstruction - Quality controlContracting out - ManagementCompetition, International
Delivery of goods - ManagementIndependent contractors - AustraliaIndustrial procurementIndustrial procurement - Management
Marketing channels - ManagementMaterials managementPhysical distribution of goods - ManagementPurchasing
Purchasing - ManagementStrategic planning
 
3Find print sources
A selected list of books on Construction Management available in the library's collection to help you get started on your research :
 
Call NumberTitleCall NumberTitle
General Collection
HD30.28 S894 2008Strategic supply management : principles, theories and practice / Paul Cousins [et al.]HD39.5 B816 2001International purchasing and management / Alan E Branch
HD39.5 B875 2003World class supply management : the key to supply chain management / David N Burt, Donald W Dobler and Stephen L StarlingHD39.5 P985 2006Purchasing and supply management : with 50 supply chain cases / Michiel R Leenders [et al.]
HD9715 A2 S291 2003Construction management fundamentals / Clifford J Schexnayder and Richard E MayoHD9715 A2 W151 2007Project management in construction / Anthony Walker
HD9715 I38 2000Independent contracting succeeding as a contract professional in Australia / Kate Robinson [et al.]HF5415.13 C545 2007Supply chain management: strategy, planning and operation / Sunil Chopra and Peter Meindl
HF5415.13 C545 2010Supply chain management : strategy, planning and operation / Sunil Chopra and Peter MeindlHF5437 P962 2008Procurement principles and management / Peter Baily [et al.]
TS161 A742 2008Introduction to materials management / J R Tony Arnold, Stephen N Chapman and Lloyd M Clive
Reference Collection
Items in this collection do not circulate and are to be used in the library only. From MyCatalogue, it can be identified by the notation REF on their Call Number. The following are a few of the Construction Management related reference books available at Tun Dr Lim Chong Eu Library.
Dictionaries
REF HD9715 M2 P397 2003Malaysia. Jabatan Perangkaan. Penyiasatan industri pembinaan = Survey of construction industries. 2003REF TH425 H254 2002Engineering and construction contracts management : commencement and administration / Harbans Singh K S
REF TH425 H254 2003Engineering and construction contracts management : pre-contract award practice / Harbans Singh K SREF PE1591 D545 1993Dictionary of synonyms and antonyms
REF PE1628 O98 2005Oxford dictionary of English (revised edition) / Catherine Soanes and Angus Stevenson (eds.)REF PL5125 K15Kamus Inggeris Melayu Dewan: an English-Malay dictionary
Wawasan Open University Course Guides
REF LB1028 BAC301/05 W356 2008BAC301/05 Cost and Management Accounting course guideREF LB1028 BBM501/03 W356 2009BBM501/03 Economic Environment of Business (Tutorial 2 - Video conferencing recording)
REF LB1028 BBM521 W356 2011BBM521 Research methods course guideREF LB1028 BMG511 W356 2011BMG511/03 Managing Human Resources course guide
REF LB1028 BMG521/03 W356 2011BMG521/03 Strategic Management course guideREF LB1028 TBE101/05 W356 2009TBE101/05 Building Materials course guide
REF LB1028 TBE105/05 W356 2011TBE105/05 Basic Surveying and Building Construction course guideREF LB1028 TBE203/05 W356 2011TBE203/05 Infrastructures and Structural Elements course guide
REF LB1028 TBE207/05 W356 2011TBE207/05 Construction Cost Estimation course guideREF LB1028 TCM203/05 W356 2011TCM203/05 Legal System and Construction Law course guide
REF LB1028 TCM207/05 W356 2011TCM207/05 Construction Project Case StudyREF LB1028 TCM303/05 W356 2012TCM303/05 Contract Administration course guide
REF LB1028 TCM307/05 W356 2012TCM307/05 Contract Administration course guideREF LB1028 TCM545/03 W356 2012TCM545/03 Procurement Management course guide
 
4Find online databases
 
NoDatabase name
iBooks24x7
iiEbscohost Business Source Complete
iiiEBSCO e-books Business with Academic Collection
ivDirectory of Open Access Books
vDirectory of Open Access Journal
viEmerald Management
viiJSTOR
viiiMcKinsey Quarterly
Refer our Reference Librarian at 604-2180 159/2180 169 for the login-ID to view the full-text article.
 
5Find e-book sources
 
Database nameE-book Title
E-books CentreAccidental entrepreneur: 50 things I wish someone had told me about starting a business / Susan Urquhart-Brown
Corporate entrepreneurship / Vijay Sathe
Entrepreneurs : talent, temperament, technique (2nd ed.) / Bill Bolton and John Thompson
Global RFID : the value of the EPCglobal Network for supply chain management / Edmund W Schuster, Stuart J Allen and David L Broc
Innovation and entrepreneurship in Japan : politics, organisations and higher technology firms / Kathryn Ibata-Arens
Intangible assets and value creation / Juergen H Daum
Strategic supply management : a blueprint for revitalizing the manufacturer-supplier partnership / Keki R Bhote
Sustainable business development / David L Rainey
Technology : a world history / Daniel R Headrick
The business of healthcare innovation / Lawton Robert Burns
The natural advantage of nations : business opportunities, innovation and governance in the 21st century / Karlson Charlie Hargroves and Michael H Smiths (eds.)
 
 
6Internet sources
Below is a selective list of Internet sources related to Construction Management. The list is incomplete. We welcome suggestions to expand it.
 
OrganisationsConstruction Industry Development Board (CIDB / Lembaga Pembangunan Industri Pembinaan Malaysia
Construction Industry Master Plan (Malaysia 2006-2015)
Cooperative Research Centre for Construction Innovation (CRC)
European Real Estate Society (ERES)
Green Building Index
International Council for Research and Innovation in Building and Construction (CIB)
Malaysia Department of Occupational Health and Safety
Malaysian Association of Facility Management (MAFM)
Master Builders Association Malaysia (MBAM)
Ministry of Works Malaysia (MOW)
Malaysia Green Building Confederation (MGBC)
NBS Resources
Project Managers Institute Malaysia Chapter
Real Estate and Housing Developers' Association (REHDA)
Society of Construction Law Malaysia
The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS)
ThomasNet
 
 
7Find newspapers article
Newspapers provide current news on matters of general interest. You may need to do further searching on your topic using detailed sources.
 
NoFree e-Newspaper
iAgenda Daily
iiBerita Harian Online
iiiHarian Metro
ivMalay Mail Online
vNew Straits Times Online
viThe Star Online
viiThe Sun Daily
viiUtusan Online
NoSubscribed e-newspaper
iNSTP News & Image Bank
 
8General information
Useful Internet Reference Resources
 
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