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Construction Management Guide

Resources for construction management courses

How to Find Case Studies

Use OneSearch to find case studies. Type "case studies" and "construction management" in the search box. Click Search. In the list of results, you will find articles that contain one for more case studies for construction management.

As you look at your results list, you will see that these phrases are "Subjects." Subjects are assigned to every article and are useful in finding other articles on the same subject. You can narrow the search by adding more search or subject terms or keywords.

Example: "case studies" and "construction management" and "residential building"
Another example: "case studies" and "construction industry accidents"
Recent case studies: click on Filters, and choose a Date Range or create a Custom range.


OneSearch for Construction Management articles

magazinesAre you required to find "Scholarly Articles," "Peer-Reviewed Articles," or "Academic Articles"? If so, these types of articles are:

  • Written and reviewed by scholars and provide new research, analysis, or information about a specific topic.
    • "Review" means the article is approved by other experts before publication
  • Usually focused on a narrow subject or a single case study
  • Intended for an academic audience.


OneSearch is an extensive search engine for information in news, articles, and ebooks. Nexis Uni information, however, is not included in OneSearch. Search the Nexis Uni database separately.

Check the box "Full Text" to limit your results to full text articles. Check the box "Peer-reviewed" to limit your results to Peer-reviewed or Scholarly articles. You also may want to use the limiter tabs at the top of your results page.
If you try to download an article and see "Page unavailable," use a different browser. Microsoft Edge or Firefox are recommended.

Smart Searching Part 1: Tips and Tricks for Finding What You Need Quickly! This interactive tutorial will show you how to find articles, ebooks, and other resources using the One Search box.

Construction Management and Business Databases

These databases contain articles and ebooks for construction management and business-related topics.

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