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One of the library's most valuable and timesaving services is to provide background research and information on technical topics related to the cement and concrete industry.
Researchers, engineers and managers often require baseline, or state-of-the-art, knowledge of prior research. Not only to avoid duplication of effort but also to gain a larger perspective on a particular issue or subject.
To support PCA Member company needs, the library staff can draw on both its own extensive collection and search science/engineering specific databases and web resources.
Depending on the requestor's needs, we can provide information as a list of bibliographic references & abstracts or the full-text articles.
The following are exclusive library services for PCA member companies:
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We realize that PCA membership is not a viable solution for every researcher or organization. The PCA Library is open to the wider community for onsite research and study. Please contact us to set up a date and time to visit the library.
Other services that are offered freely to the wider community:
PCA Resources Available to All:
Sometimes it is just easier to do your own literature searching. After all, you know what you are looking for and can adjust your strategy accordingly.
The PCA Library's license agreement for Compendex, the premier engineering literature database, allows for personal login options for the following user groups:
Contact us for more information or to request a login.