Using Databases in Architectural Research: Getting Started
The aim of this guide is to instruct on the use of the databases essential to architecture and demonstrate their role in research. Full-text and partial full-text databases are useful for researching the journal literature on a specific topic.
Access is available for 3 simultaneous users. The Grove Dictionary of Art Online contains 45,000 articles on every aspect of the visual arts - painting, sculpture, graphic arts, architecture, decorative arts and photography - from prehistory to the present day.
The Archlib Image Database is a searchable and browsable database of images from various collections within the Littman Architecture Library. The image database is searchable by creator, project, and location.
A tutorial on searching and locating articles on architecture and design-related topics using Avery Index, and citing these articles using a consistent citation style. Creating a database search strategy to find journal articles using online databases relevant to the subjects taught at CoAD – specifically, Art Full Text and Art Index Retrospective.
The goals of this tutorial is to learn how to find information on art works, art terminology and artists and images of art works using Grove art online, as well as to learn how to best utilize the tools this resource offers.