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Construction Technology: Home

Here you will find library and internet resources for research on topics and issues in Construction technology

Resources listed in this guide will be useful to anyone enrolled in construction technology courses and programs, anyone pursuing a research project on related topics, or anyone with a personal interest in construction.

Search Terms

These are some of the terms that students may need for an addiction studies research project. Other terms may be useful in addition to those listed below. Use specific words. Use only one or two words. Try both plural and singular forms. Try varying combinations. Also try specific types of furniture or house: chair, bench, table, bookcase; or ranch, split level, bungalow, etc., or specific names of styles: colonial, Shaker, Windsor, prairie, Italianate, contemporary, rustic, etc.
Look in your textbook glossary, chapter headings, or key words section for ideas

  • Accessible design
  • ADA construction
  • ADA design
  • Building framing
  • Building materials
  • Built in cabinets
  • Cabinetmaking
  • Cabinets
  • Cabinetwork
  • Carpentry
  • Concrete construction
  • Concrete houses
  • Construction contracts
  • Construction industry
  • Construction workers
  • Contractors
  • Dwellings
  • Earth sheltered houses
  • Ecological houses
  • Electrical wiring
  • Energy efficient buildings
  • Environment design
  • Ergonomic design
  • Estimating
  • Finishing, wood finishes
  • Furniture making
  • Garden structures
  • Geodesic domes
  • Historic preservation
  • Historic Register
  • House construction
  • House framing
  • Joints and joinery
  • Kitchen cabinets
  • Laminating wood
  • LEED
  • Lightweight construction
  • Masonry
  • Millwork
  • Production cabinetmaking
  • Project management
  • Recycled building materials
  • Remodel, remodeling
  • Renovation
  • Retaining walls
  • Scrollwork
  • Solar energy
  • Solar greenhouses
  • Solar heating
  • Solar houses
  • Solar photovoltaic
  • Solar thermal
  • Steel framing
  • Steel houses
  • Sustainable design
  • Veneer
  • Wiring diagrams
  • Wood adhesives
  • Wood building
  • Wood frame houses

Construction Technology Classes

‚ÄčCheck the Construction Technology department website for a list of the degrees and certificates offered and a complete list of classes. Check with a counselor to see what classes are currently required for these degrees.

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Ruth Moon
Contact:
Ruth Moon, Faculty Librarian
707-476-4263
College of the Redwoods Library
7351 Tompkins Hill Road
Eureka CA 95501

Citation Styles

Always ask your instructor what citation style should be used for research projects. See below for links to helpful resources.