Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals
Citations to articles published worldwide on architecture, design and urban planning including landscape architecture and garden design and history.
RIBA : British Architectural Library catalogue / from the Royal Institute of British Architects.
Includes an index to many architectural periodicals. Covers architecture, city planning, and urban history. Strong focus on Great Britain, Europe and the British Commonwealth (India, New Zealand, Australia and Canada).
Transportation Library (Northwestern University)
Includes links to the Transportation Library Collection which contains transportation library books, journals, EIS', journal articles, digital collections and more; The NUtranlit includes transportation and policy journal articles, conference proceedings, book chapters and more.
ULI development case studies
Access to more than 300 detailed case studies of completed projects ranging from low-income housing to mixed-use downtown developments to commercial and industrial projects. The case studies provide photographs and site plans, information on costs and rents, innovative features and strategies of the project, and an explanation of the entire development process. It covers projects from 1985 to the present. Thirty new case studies are added every year.
Finding Articles on Your Topic
Columbia University Libraries provide access to many online resources. As a way to get started with your research, in addition to the subject specific resources above, a few interdisciplinary databases are highlighted below. These resources are subscription based, so they should be accessed through the links in this guide or through CLIO by searching for the name of the resource.
Database Search Tips
This resource provides access to various interdisciplinary databases. Like ProQuest, you can search multiple databases simultaneously or select individually. EBSCOhost includes many resources related to the built environment, including the Avery Index.
To search only art-related databases, click Choose Databases above the search box on the EBSCOhost home page, as shown below.
Then choose the individual databases you want to search. Unlike ProQuest, which lists databases thematically, EBSCOhost lists databases alphabetically, so you will need to scan the list to find the relevant databases and select them individually as shown below.
This resource includes citations and full text articles in academic & professional disciplines. ProQuest includes journal articles, newspaper articles, and dissertations, among other formats. You can search multiple databases simultaneously or select individually (see below). Includes the Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals.
ProQuest includes many databases, and allows you to search across all databases or only those which you select. You can choose to filter before or after searching. To select databases or see which ones you're searching, click on Databases on the top of the page.
ProQuest contains the Art, Design & Architecture Collection and Avery Index. To search only these or any other database(s), use the check boxes to select before searching.
JSTOR is an interdisciplinary full-text database. Try limiting your search to Architecture & Architectural History or Urban Studies (and/or other related disciplines) through the advanced search feature as shown below, or searching more broadly and then using the menu on the left hand side to filter your results.
Once you have found an article and opened it, to print or to search within an article on JSTOR, click on the Download PDF button as shown below, then use ctrl+F or command+F to search within.