Skip to Main Content
It looks like you're using Internet Explorer 11 or older. This website works best with modern browsers such as the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge. If you continue with this browser, you may see unexpected results.

CMGT 103: Construction Safety & Health: Databases

Know Your Sources

Scholarly

  • Articles are written by authorities in the field
  • Articles undergo a peer review process before acceptance for publication
  • Authors of articles always cite their sources
  • Examples: Construction Management & Economics

Magazines 

  • Intended for a general audience
  • Articles are written by staff reporters
  • Articles are heavily illustrated, generally with photographs
  • No peer review process
  • Articles usually do not have references or a bibliography
  • Examples: Newsweek, Time, National Geographic

Databases - Find Articles

TIPS 

To access databases from off campus, enter your MyNCC username and password, when prompted.

Possible search terms

Here are some search terms that might be helpful for your research:

  • construction safety
  • construction zone safety
  • safety equipment
  • safety hazards
  • fall protection
  • structural steel erection
  • confined space entry program
  • confined space training
  • air monitoring tests
  • highway construction safety
  • work zone intrusion
  • drywall
  • myofascial pain
  • tension neck syndrome
  • hydraulic fracturing
  • fracking