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Architecture & Urban Design: Research & Library Resources - Searching Databases / Journals

The Architecture & Urban Design Research Guide will assist researchers interested in exploring related topics within the field of architecture.

Library Resources @ Fordham - Help with searching databases & on-line journals for remote or 'in-house' researchers

Search starters...

There are a number of ways to find readings available on the Fordham Library website at:https://www.fordham.edu/libraries 

To find a specific e-journal, article, or book, go to the Fordham Library website, select E-Journals, then enter the desired title in the 'title begins with' search box to see if this particular work is available via the Fordham collection.

To search for journal articles in a database, go to the "Databases" link on the Library website and select 'Browse by Topic' or select from the A - Z listings for journal titles in your area of interest. After selecting a journal title use boolean search combinations to cull articles related to your topic of interest. 

For multi-item searching (articles, books, media, etc.) use OneSearch, also found on the Library Home page.

Reading on "How To" Research

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Ex. Architectural Research Project - Digital Applications Needs for Research and Conservation

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https://www.slideshare.net/ruggerolancia/gonzalez-longo-20131021dedicateonline  (retrieved: 10/12/17)

Key Fordham Library Databases for Research in Architecture & Design

 
Index to hundreds of American and international journals on architecture with links to full text when available.
 
 
Index and abstracts to hundreds of periodicals, trade publications and books with links to full text when available.
 
 
Abstracts and bibliographic records for design and applied arts periodicals from 1973. Covers design and the applied arts since the mid-19th century. Includes all genres of design including ceramics, glass, jewelery, fashion, textiles, furniture, animation, gardens, and landscape architecture.
 
 
Hundreds of thousands of online images of paintings, sculptures, architecture and other works of art. Remote Users: Must Make Personal Account on Campus before trying remote access. After signing in with your AccessIT ID, sign in again with personal account username and password. Must disable your browser’s pop-up blocker. Citation Generator and Saved Citations features will be temporarily disabled June 1st. Please log in and download BEFORE JUNE 1. NEW PLATFORM COMING: WATCH FOR NOTICES! CLICK HERE FOR UPCOMING RELEASE NOTES.
 
 
Online successor to the Bibliography of the History of Art (BHA). Authoritative overview of international scholarship within the broad and interdisciplinary subject areas of European art since late antiquity, American art since the colonial period, Global art since 1945, Fine art in all media, Decorative arts and antiques, Museum studies and conservation, Folk art, and Architectural history.
 
  • Open access content.
Includes the Répertoire International de la Littérature de l'art (RILA). The BHA and RILA cover European and American visual arts material published between 1975 and 2007.
 
 
Text and image database containing thousands of records and images of works of art produced throughout the “Long Middle Ages,” from early apostolic times until the sixteenth century in seventeen different media. Started as a collection with emphasis on the art of western Europe and Byzantium, it currently has significant holdings from Coptic Egypt, Lebanon, Ethiopia, Syria, Armenia, and the Near East. NO REMOTE ACCESS
 
 
Profiles of the most accomplished people in American Art.
 
  • Open access content.
A wide variety of high quality open-access image collections of cultural heritage material from museums, archives, universities and other repositories.
 
  • Open access content.
Provides open access to over 800,000 images digitized from the The New York Public Library's vast collections, including illuminated manuscripts, historical maps, vintage posters, rare prints, photographs.
 
 
Abstracts of journal articles, books, essays, exhibition catalogs, PhD dissertations, and exhibition reviews on all forms of modern and contemporary art.
 
 
Full text of almost 500 scholarly peer-reviewed journals and selected trade and consumer titles relevant to applied arts and cultural studies.
 
 
Interdisciplinary and global content about the Modernist period. Covers eight key subject areas: Literature, Architecture, Visual Arts, Music, Dance, Theatre, Film, and Intellectual Currents.

Design and Applied Arts Index

Abstracts and bibliographic records for design and applied arts periodicals from 1973. Covers design and the applied arts since the mid-19th century. Includes all genres of design including ceramics, glass, jewelery, fashion, textiles, furniture, animation, gardens, and landscape architecture.

Boolean operators - how they work...

Boolean Operator
AND
The shaded portion includes all the results for "cat AND dog."
Boolean Operator
OR
The shaded portions include all the results for "cat OR dog."
Boolean Operator
NOT
The shaded portion includes all the results for "cat NOT dog."

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