Once you have placed your order through the NRC Virtual Store or the Construction Research Centre's Client Services, it will be processed by NRC staff, after which you will receive an activation email containing your sales order number, the list of publications you ordered, and a link to the CODES–GUIDES Online Library website.
If you don't receive the activation email in your inbox, check your junk mail folder as some email systems may place it into this folder.
Complete the following 3 steps to view the publications to which you subscribed:
- Install required software:
- For Windows 7/8/10 and Mac OSX 10.6 (including Windows 8 tablets) (Windows RT is not supported)
- For Android OS 4 (Ice Cream Sandwich)
- OPN: FileOpen 2.5 for Android (available at Google Play Store)
Note that the iPad platform (iPad 3, iOS 5) is not supported.
- Register at CODES-GUIDES Online Library using the link that corresponds to your subscription:
- Single User, Online Subscription or Single User, downloadable, or
- Concurrent User Administrator, online subscription (Concurrent User access is available only to organizations)
- Activate your subscription(s):
- Log in to the same CODES-GUIDES Online Library link you used to register and select "Activate subscriptions."
To view the correct manual, click on the link that matches your subscription type: