Building Construction Technology Staff Picks
Green building : project planning & cost estimating
"Practical guidance on green building, including the latest on green building approaches, materials, rating systems, standards and guidelines."
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Electronic Library of Construction Safety and Health
Information on a wide range of topics related to sustainable building, including energy efficiency, recycled-content materials, land-use planning and indoor air quality. Integrates online versions of GreenSpec, Environmental Building News (EBN), and a database of more than 100 high-performance building case studies.
Home Improvement Collection
Gale. This collection of more than 200 home-improvement focused titles covers such topics as architectural techniques, tool and material selection, zoning requirements, and many more will meet the needs of hobbyists and professionals alike.
Learning Express Library
Interactive practice tests and tutorials to help you succeed on academic or licensing tests. You'll get immediate scoring, complete answer explanations, and an individualized analysis of your results. You must sign in before taking a test.
Search from a wide range of research databases for magazine and journal articles. Updated daily.
Search the Library Catalog
Welcome to PCC Library. The Library Catalog is your starting point to find books, ebooks, DVDs, articles, and other materials.
Oregon's building codes are currently available online! Check out http://www.cbs.state.or.us/bcd/programs/online_codes.html for up-to-date codes every time.
The National Electric Code is now available online to PCC students, staff and faculty! You can also find in in the Databases A-Z list.