Answered By: Nicole Montgomery
Last Updated: Aug 17, 2018     Views: 943

Start at the EKU Libraries homepage and click on one of the Databases links.

Library homepage


 Type National Fire Codes into the database search box and then click the GO button.

List of databases and National Fire Codes is entered into the search box.


Click on National Fire Codes Online.  This is a good time to double-check that you are not using a Chrome browser. Try using Firefox instead to access the National Fire Codes.

Arrows pointing to text that reads National Fire Codes instructing users to click on it.   



Log in using your EKU username and password.  This is the same username and password you use for EKU e-mail.


Central Authentical screen showing students to login using their EKU username and password

Tip! Enter your username with everything that appears before the Do NOT enter the as part of your username.


You are now in the National Fire Codes subscription service database. Click on the Codes/Standards/Commentary tab.

Click on the Codes/Standards/Commentary tab once in the National Fire Codes database


Scroll down and find the code you need. Codes are in numerical order.

Just scroll down and find the code or codes you need. Codes are listed in numerical order.


Click on the code you need.  Here we are using NFPA 101 as an example. The video below uses NFPA 1600 as an example.

Click on the code you need in the list.  Image uses NFPA 101 as an example.


Click on the year and then click on Download PDF.

To access the actual code, click on the year.  Then selecting Download PDF is recommened.