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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.
More databases can be found via the comprehensive A-Z list
Off-campus access to library subscribed databases requires UCID and password login
Artstor provides faculty and students with a complete image resource covering a wide array of subjects with the breadth and depth to add context and examine influences beyond the confines of one's discipline. Contains hundreds collections composed of over two million images (and growing).
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.