Civil Engineering

Check out the research databases and websites below

Popular multi-subject databases

The following databases cover a huge range of subjects including articles related to civil engineering.

ProQuest(external link)
General OneFile(external link)
MasterFile Complete(external link)

Science Direct(external link)
Full-text scientific database including journal articles and book chapters covering civil engineering.

Other Key databases

LinkedIn Learning(external link)
LinkedIn Learning provides access to many useful resources on technology(external link) topics. It also includes relevant learning resources on Business(external link) and creative industries(external link)

Safetyhub(external link)
A database of videos dealing with safety related issues in diverse workplaces. Useful resources for anyone interested in health and safety protocols.

Recommended websites

BRANZ(external link) 
Provides an independent and unbiased research, testing, consultancy and information resource for the building and construction industry.

Building Construction Industry Training Organisation(external link)
Develops and implements industry standards and qualifications for the building sector.

Building Performance(external link)
MBIE being the overarching regulator of New Zealand’s building system, this MBIE site provides policy and technical advice on New Zealand’s building system, rules and standards, and implements building legislation and regulations to meet New Zealand’s current and future needs. It also includes a portal called Building CodeHub(external link), which is an online search tool that helps building practitioners find and access resources that enable them to design and construct buildings that comply with the Building Code.

Engineering New Zealand(external link)
Represents engineers from all disciplines, aiming to promote and advance the profession and serve the wider community.

Greatest Engineering Achievements of the 20th Century(external link) 
20 major engineering accomplishments of the 20th century.

HyperPhysics(external link)
A comprehensive coverage of physics with online tutorials.

How Stuff Works(external link)
Great explanations of how things really work: from your car engine to modems, from cameras to tattoos.

LRIS Land Resource Information Systems portal(external link)
Environment and land data from Landcare Research.

Maths resources(external link)
Wolfram Mathworld, a free mathematics resource from Wolfram Research, is available from here.  Mathpage(external link) and IXL learning's maths section(external link) also provide mathematics learning resources.

MBIE-Building and Energy(external link)
This section of Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment’s website provides information, resources and guidance at a macro level to support building and construction, tenancy and housing and energy and natural resources.

MBIE-Occupational Safety and Health(external link)
Occupational safety and health information and services from the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment.

Ministry of Housing and Urban Development(external link)
MHUD is a cabinet-level public service department responsible for overseeing the New Zealand Government's housing and urban development programme. It formally came into existence in 2018 and assumes the housing policy, funding and regulatory functions of the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE), the Ministry of Social Development (MSD), and the New Zealand Treasury.

New Zealand Construction Industry Council(external link)
Represents the interests of the building and construction industry in New Zealand.

Our Environment(external link)
Learn about New Zealand's natural environments and land resources, using maps and data.

Site Safe(external link)
Organisation that assists businesses to improve the health safety culture practice and reduce injuries to the construction industry.

Standards New Zealand(external link)
On-line catalogue of standards, news and copies of draft standards. Please create an account using your NMIT staff email address and follow the setup instructions provided.

Worksafe New Zealand(external link)
New Zealand's workplace health and safety regulator.

Further Reading

Additional reading and research resources can be found in the library collection including books and magazines via this link below.

Civil Engineering(external link)

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