The service provides access to the following databases:
Construction Information Service (CIS)
CIS is a source of technical information for the construction industry produced jointly by the NBS and IHS partnership. It contains the full text of a wide range of documents relevant to the construction industry in the UK including regulatory and advisory documents, reports and standards.
Occupational Health and Safety Information Service (OHSIS)
OHSIS provides access to the full-text of documents relating to workplace health and safety in the UK and Ireland produced by organisations including HSE, NIOSH and RoSPA. It covers legislation, guidance, standards and best practice.
OHSIS Document Alert
OHSIS Document Alert provides an index of documents that are to be included in OHSIS. These documents can be new, amended or updated documents.
Specify-it provides access to a comprehensive range of information from building suppliers and manufacturers across the UK construction industry.
Engineer-it provides produce and supplier information for design and manufacturing, process engineering and electronics. The database provides information on engineering components, materials, equipment and services from over 6,500 manufacturers and suppliers in the UK and overseas suppliers with recognised UK agents.
LABC Type Approval
Local Authority Building Control Type Approval database.
Access to Info4Education
Off-campus access - University login required