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Architecture: Accessing ebooks & Australian standards

This guide provides links to resources on architecture and the built environment.

Australian standards

Australian standards are available free of charge to Melbourne Polytechnic currently enrolled students and staff.  

Standards can be accessed both on and off campus through the Library website.  You will be asked to login using your Library login and password; if you need assistance with Library login, please contact Library staff who will be able to help you.

Australian standards may be viewed online, downloaded and saved to a USB, or printed.  You are not permitted to email standards as this is not authorised by our licence.  For details on how to access Australian standards, and what is permissible and prohibited with standards, please view the Library guide Australian Standards Online.

Ebooks on architecture, project management & more

Melbourne Polytechnic Library provides access to hundreds of ebooks on many subjects including civil engineering, project management, engineering mathematics and much more.  If you are accessing ebooks from home, you will need to enter your library login details to read the ebooks.  More information on how to access ebooks is available in the library guide eBooks @ Melbourne Polytechnic Library.

Following is a sample of ebooks on civil engineering:

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Linkedin Learning videos - update your skills!

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Image source; Geralt 2017, Consulting, Pixabay.com (copied and communicated under licence)

As a student, and as a future architect, maintaining your professional skills is critical.  Whether those skills relate to the latest software, such as Autocad, or professional skills such as project management, LinkedIn Learning videos can provide you with self-paced learning options to retain currency in your profession.  

LinkedIn Learning is freely accessible to currently enrolled Melbourne Polytechnic students and staff, with access through the Library website.  All you require to create an account and login is your Library login details - Library staff can assist if you're unsure about your login.  Below are some examples of videos available to you from LinkedIn Learning.

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For information on how to create a LinkedIn Learning account, and access free videos, please see the library guide.