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Built Environment: Online Databases

This guide will point you towards the key resources for your subject. Use the tabs at this guide to find books, ebooks, articles journal and other subject related to built environment

How to access Databases ?

Online databases can be accessed through Interaktif Portal. Databases allows you to search for electronics articles, electronic journals, electronic books, magazines, newspapers or dictionaries. Online databases can be accessed within campus or remote. Use your library number ( X...) to login.

Materials not available ?

You can make a request to borrow books or receive documents from other library when your required materials not available in the library collection. Request can be made by completing an online application form available at UM Library Interaktif Portal. Login at http://www/ using your library barcode ( X...)

Online Database for Built Environment





RIBA e-Books

  • Publisher: RIBA Publishing
  • Access: Web | Active | Full-text | CampusNet and Remote
  • Description: 91 e-book titles
  • Number of pages available to print/download: maximum 40 pages
  • Coverage: 1976-2010
eBooks on RIBA e-Books


  • Architecture - Accessible design
  • Architectural history
  • Contracts & law
  • Design guidance
  • Health & safety
  • Practice management
  • Self-build
  • Sustainability
  • Urban design​

ICONDA (International Construction Database) - OVID

Publisher: International Council for Building Research, Studies and Documentation (CIB)

Access: Web | Active | Abstracts | CampusNet and Remote (1 concurrent user)

Description: ICONDA (International Construction Database) is the database of the International Council for Building Research, Studies and Documentation (CIB), and covers the worldwide literature on all fields of building construction, construction engineering, architecture and town planning. The Information Center for Regional Planning and Building Construction (IRB) of the Fraunhofer-Society, as the ICONDA-Agency, coordinates the international cooperation of several organizations with various functions, including information and documentation centers, research institutes and specialized publishers.

Coverage: Coverage 1976-Present


  • Architectural design and planning,
  • Construction of industrial,
  • Commercial, and residential structures,
  • Structural design,
  • Material properties and testing, etc.


Interdiciplinary Databases