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"Shard construction site", 2009. Flickr, Creative Commons.


What are library databases?

Library databases collect articles from magazines, journals, and newspapers. The articles contained in each database have been selected by librarians and experts to be credible and authoritative.

Databases are searchable by topic and can be accessed from anywhere with an internet connection and your valid log-in credentials.


Login to the Library

You will need to login to the library in order to view library databases, your library account, or ebooks.

Borrower ID =
My.Seminole.State login name

last 4 digits of your social security number OR your student ID number

You can also view this 1 minute video tutorial on how to login or call 407.708.2618 for assistance.

Recommended Databases for Construction

Construction Periodicals at Seminole State Library

You can find these periodicals at the Heathrow campus library.

  • Journal of Light Construction
  • Builder
  • Journal of construction engineering and management
  • Building Design & Construction
  • Environmental design & construction
  • ENR (Engineering News Record)

Google Scholar for Articles

google scholar

Google Scholar is a repository for citations, e-books, and some full-text academic journals.

Check out this short YouTube tutorial on how to link Google Scholar with the Seminole State library databases.

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