Our electronic version offers our customers easy 24/7 access to Australia's largest library of construction cost information via our EPub Portal.
Our electronic publications are cloud based PDF versions of our extensively circulated construction cost reference books.
2019 Improvements include: bookmarks, easier search navigation, hyperlinked index and page references
Please click below to access our user guides:
Our electronic publications are cloud based PDF versions of our extensively circulated construction cost reference books. Words and annotations can be searched and highlighted, just like a PDF. The contents list is bookmarked and users can add their own bookmarks to the list. The index and page references are hyperlinked for quick access.
Once the order is processed by staff you will receive a 2nd notification that it is ‘On its way’. Soon after this (usually within 15 minutes) you should receive a ‘Welcome to Rawlinsons’ email containing your login details.
There is a manual element in the processing of your order, therefore if it is placed outside of business hours there will be a delay. Office hours are 8:30 – 5:00 Monday to Friday (AWST).
Our new electronic publications are cloud based and require a small piece of software to be downloaded onto your Windows or MAC workstation. Once this software has been downloaded, you can access the publication anytime, as long as you are connected to the internet. To ensure our publications are secure, the software is encrypted so users cannot print, save, screen shot, print screen, snip, copy and paste or screen share.
Remote desktops are not currently supported.
Our encryption does not allow for access via a proxy server environment.
Currently our software does not support mobile devices and there is not an application to download.
You certainly can, you can obtain a free, 10 page sample of our electronic publication here.
You can purchase one hardcopy plus one digital licence at a discounted rate. You can purchase bundles on each product's page.
If you purchase the full electronic copy and then decide you would rather the traditional hard copy, just give us a call and we will provide a one off swap of your purchase, free of charge. Your electronic access will be revoked and a hard copy posted as a replacement.
One purchase equals one license. Multiple users can be set up to use the license; however it only allows one user to access the publication at one time, much like a traditional book. If you need to use it, you need to wait until the person before you has finished. If you wish to allow your users to access more than one license at a time you can purchase multiple licenses, just like purchasing multiple hard copies for your office. We offer discounts for purchases of 5 or more, please contact our office on (08) 9424 5800 or firstname.lastname@example.org for details.
The initial purchaser will become the first licensee, they can then allocate access to as many users as they wish. Other users can be set up as Licensees or General Users.
Licensees can; view their publications, view current subscriptions, add new users, change details and order additional licenses if needed. It is up to the licensee to keep user records up to date. General Users can; view the publications that they have been assigned access to, view company details and change personal details.
The best solution is to have individual licenses for each office location. This allows for a separate licensee in each location to oversee the set-up of users and usage in that office, as well as avoiding the situation where the license is tied up in one office when another office needs to use it.
The software is a viewer which allows you to decrypt and access the cloud based publications, allowing the user to place comments/notes, highlights and other annotations that will only be visible to users under their common licensee.
The viewer download will be required on every computer that will be accessing the publications.
Our software is verified and the application is fully certified by a third party.
Once you have purchased your electronic publication via our online checkout, you will be emailed links to our easy to follow instructions on how to download the small and free software on your Windows or Mac workstation. As the software is cloud based, you will require access to an internet connection.
A full user guide is available at the top of this page.
We are here to help, please call our office on (08) 9424 5800 or contact us and one of our friendly staff will be in touch soon.