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Architecture: Getting Started

This guide provides an introduction to architectural research and image resources.

A Message from Your Librarian

I will be away from the University until January 13, 2016. If you need immediate research assistance, please view our Ask a Librarian options. For research consultations, instruction requests, or purchase recommendations, please contact Jamie Dendy at during this time.

Search the Catalog

For Books and Video/DVD, try the "Library Catalogs" section of Scholar OneSearch.

Research Tip: In Scholar OneSearch, keyword (word) searching is the most effective way to research a topic.



Online Tutorials

Search for Streaming Video

Search Kanopy Streaming for a specific video title or browse subjects, including architecture, design, engineering, and environmental sciences.


This guide introduces resources to support your research topics in architecture. Use the tabs at the top of the page to help you locate background information on your topic, articles, books, images, and more.

If you need assistance with your research or help using library resources, please contact me for a consultation or Ask a Librarian