Information sources for building and quantity surveying

By Jul.30, 2018

Tracy Breheny

Tracy suggests some building surveying-related information sources that you can use.

Studying a building or quantity surveying-related subject?  There are lots of sources of information you can use to help with your research.  All of these sources can be accessed via Library Search.


Useful books include:


Useful reference sources include:




Key journals include:

  • Building Magazine
  • Building Research and Information
  • Built Environment
  • Construction Forecast
  • Construction News
  • Journal of Building Survey, Appraisal & Valuation
  • Structural Survey


Key databases include: 

More building surveying-related resources can be found here.

More quantity surveying-related resources can be found here.


Useful websites include:

RICS (Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors) 


Don’t forget, you will also have your online reading lists which you can consult for more detailed lists of module-related textbooks and other sources of information.

Find out how to use Library Search to find these resources here.

If you need help using any of them, contact your Academic Support Librarian.



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