Databases: architecture and planning - encyclopedias and e-books

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Construction Information Service

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Description

Provides electronic access to an index of standards, regulatory and advisory documents for the UK construction industry.

Publisher

I.H.S.

 

 

DCP Online (Development Control Practice)

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  • This database can be accessed by 5 simultaneous users only. Please log out before closing the web browser.
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Description

Best practice, legislation, policy statements, planning authority guidance, and appeal decisions with expert analysis of how this is applied in practice.

Free online student subscription to Planning Resource

UWE students can register online for a free subscription to Planning Resource.

Publisher

DCS Ltd.

 

Encyclopedia of Highway Law and Practice, via Westlaw UK

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Description

A major work on highway law including full text of all relevant legislation, complete with annotations.

Publisher

Sweet & Maxwell

 

 

Encyclopedia of Housing Law and Practice, via Westlaw UK

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Description

An up-to-date online encyclopaedia of housing law. Aimed at practitioners and includes commentary on all relevant legislation.

Publisher

Sweet & Maxwell

 

 

Encyclopedia of Local Government Law, via Westlaw UK

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Description

This definitive work sets out the full text of Acts and regulations, accompanying each one with a detailed commentary and full references to relevant judicial authorites.

Publisher

Sweet & Maxwell

 

 

Encyclopedia of Planning Law and Practice, via Westlaw UK

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  • Database is not included in the main library search
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Description

A comprehensive source of guidance and policy on planning law. It includes expert commentary on all relevant legislation and provides access to up-to-date circulars, PPGs and PPSs, MPGs and MPSs, RPGs, and RSSs and TANs

Publisher

Sweet & Maxwell

 

 

Encyclopedia of Road Traffic Law and Practice, via Westlaw UK

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Description

This source provides comprehensive, authoritative, and up-to-date information on all aspects of road traffic law and practice. Reproduces all relevant legislation and subordinate legislation, with clear detailed explanation and interpretations.

Publisher

Sweet & Maxwell

 

 

Great Buildings Online

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Description

This gateway to architecture around the world and across history documents a thousand buildings, and hundreds of leading architects, with photographic images and architectural drawings, integrated maps and timelines, 3D building models, commentaries, bibliographies, web links, and more, for famous designers and structures of all kinds.

Publisher

Architecture Week.

 

 

isurv

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Description

Designed to specifically meet the information needs of the surveying industry, isurv is a comprehensive online service for the surveying profession. Giving practitioners a complete one-stop-shop for best practice, legal and RICS guidance, it covers the topics of building surveying , commercial property, construction, estate agency, legislation, planning, rural, sustainability, and valuation.

Publisher

RICS

 

 

 

Specify-it

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Description

Specify-it from Technical Indexes is an online collection of up to date product catalogues for designers, specifiers and purchasers in construction, civil engineering and process engineering.

Publisher

IHS

 

 

 

 

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