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Architectural Resources

 

Architecture Clip Art

Materials on architecture and architectural related topics may be found by browsing the NA
Call number area. You may also find architectural resources using the online catalog with the following searches.

Subject Search
architecture, buildings, architect, architectural design or architectural and a specific facet of architecture such as architectural drawing.

Keyword Search
architecture, buildings, architectural, construction, historic buildings

netLibrary is a virtual library which contains over 25,000 full-text electronic books. These full-text e-books may be viewed and searched online and sections may be printed for your research needs. In order to access this virtual library, you must first create an account from on-campus. Click here for an online tutorial.


Reference Sources

The Thames & Hudson Dictonary of 20th Century Architecture Electronic Book

Dictonary of Architecture and Construction Electronic Book

A Visual Dictionary of Architecture Ref NA 31 .C44 1995

The Encyclopedia of Architecture, Historical, Theoretical and Practical Ref NA 2520 .G94 1982b

Architect’s Detail Library Ref NA 2840.S75 1989

The World Atlas of Architecture Ref NA 200.W67

Dictionary of Architecture and Construction Ref NA 31.H32


Databases

You may access the following databases from any computer workstation on campus. For off-campus access, please follow the instructions found on the library’s homepage under “Off-Campus Access Instructions" or click here for an online tutorial.

Factiva provides full-text articles from Architectural Record. Click here for an online tutorial.

America: History & Life contains citations and full-text to the history of the U.S., including architecture, from prehistory to the present.

Historical Abstracts, a historical periodical database, this resource is packed with citations and full-text articles on topics from the Renaissance to Tiananmen Square.

Arts and Humanities Citation Index includes citations and full-text articles on architecture and architectural related topics.

Academic Search Complete contains full-text articles on a wide variety of architecture-related topics.

MasterFILE Premier contains full-text articles on a wide variety of architecture-related topics.

 

Web Sites

INTUTE Intute is a free online service providing you with a database of hand selected Web resources dealing with architecture and related topics.

Great Buildings Online
A leading architecture reference site on the web, this site contains information on architecture and architects from around the world. Architectural drawings, 3D models, and photographic images may also be found.

International Architecture Database is the largest online database about worldwide architects and buildings from past to present. Concentrating on 20th century architecture, this resource contains over 12,000 projects.

netLibrary is a virtual library which contains over 25,000 full-text electronic books. These full-text e-books may be viewed and searched online and sections may be printed for your research needs. In order to access this virtual library you, must first create an account from on-campus.

Web-Based Architectural Resources from Kent State University is a compilation of links to important architectural websites.


If you have questions regarding any of these resources or need assistance
finding additional information, please Ask a Librarian.