The Shapiro Library subscribes numerous databases filled with scholarly articles, book chapters, research reports, statistics, and more from thousands of respected publications. The following is a list of some of the best database for doing research on the subject of construction and engineering management:
One approach for finding information on specific structures is to search the name of the building, architect, or design firm in a database which more broadly covers the disciplines of art and architecture to discover elements of the design that you may hone in on through one of the recommended engineering databases.
Within the engineering databases below, you may search a specific structure, however, you should also consider searching a specific architectural feature, innovation, process, etc.
It's true that you can find some high-quality, scholarly articles online. If you're going to search online for articles, make sure to evaluate your sources thoroughly. Check out our Google Like a Librarian guide for search tips or ask a librarian (firstname.lastname@example.org) if you need more help.