Construction Information Service (CIS)

Construction Information Service (CIS) is a comprehensive source of technical standards legislation and technical guidance for construction industry professionals. The University of Sheffield subscribes to the following services:

  • Core Supplement - key documents cited in the UK Building Regulations Approved Documents, key technical standards and booklets
  • Building Supplement - documents that assist complex building and landscape design and non-statutory guidance documents
  • Civil & Structural Supplement - coverage of complex structural design, repair and maintenance for civil and structural engineers, contractors and design team members
  • Sustainability, Environment, Development & Planning Supplement - guidance, legislation, circulars, advice notes and statistics for those involved in sustainable development and management, environmental planning, climate change, town and country planning and conservation

If you wish to access British Standards or Eurocodes please use the Library's subscription to British Standards Online. These resources are not available to download in full text through our subscription to the Construction Information Service (CIS).


Access is available directly from this page by connecting to the Construction Information Service website - you'll be prompted to log in to MUSE as necessary.


If you experience any difficulties in using this eResource please call the Library HelpDesk on extension 27200 or email