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Building & Real Estate

Your starting point for research and study in the area of building & real estate.


This guide is prepared for BRE students. Here I will show you how to find different types of resources and research tools from and beyond the Library to support your assignment and research.

First Things First

A few key things to know:

Course Readings Course Resource List
Resource List compiles a list of reading materials and textbooks for your course. Watch a tutorial to learn how to look for course readings!

Library's search engine. A one-stop platform to help you find books, journals, articles, and more. Visit this page to learn how OneSearch works!

Remote Access to e-Resources
Most library e-resources allow remote access. Login with your NetID and NetPassword to identify yourself as a PolyU student. Visit "Get Full-Text Faster" page to learn more tips!

Faculty Librarian
Each faculty has a designated librarian. We can schedule a consultation if you need assistance on looking for resources for your assignment!

Navigate to different pages from the sidebar to explore more. Contact me if you need any help!

Library Workshops

The Library provides a number of workshops and online courses that assist PolyU staff and students in developing research techniques to locate, evaluate and manage information. The workshops are offered in both Semester I (Oct - Dec) and Semester II (Feb - May). 

Library Online Courses

Library offers 3 online courses which cover the essential skills on information searching and citation management.


Library Workshops

In AY2021-22, Library will offer workshops in hybrid mode. Look out for our notification emails! You may also take a look at the workshop handouts and recordings from our previous workshops.

Information for Freshmen

Top things every freshmen should know about your "Learning Hub" throughout your studies in PolyU and beyond!