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Browse the tabs on this page to find books, articles, images, research help, and professional practice support. We're here to raise your game in all your design and history/theory pursuits. When your wheels start to spin or you're facing an important assignment, consult your subject librarian or the CDCL library specialist. [For summer and fall semester: due to a retirement, your reference contact is CAAHLibrarians@lists.clemson.edu]
New Books on Urban Design
Quick Links: Best Resources for Urban Design
Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals This link opens in a new window
architecture and related fields; 1930s-present with some coverage back to the 1860s
Arts & Humanities Database This link opens in a new window
includes titles covering art, architecture, design, history, philosophy, music, literature, theatre, and cultural studies
RIBA British Architectural Library Catalog
Citation index of journal articles in architecture, construction, design, landscape, and planning from 300 journals worldwide. Coverage: 1980s-present (selective earlier articles). Predominantly European. Includes books, manuscripts, drawings, and photos in BAL collections.
Art Full Text This link opens in a new window
art, architecture, art history, graphic arts, photography, motion pictures, and related fields; 1984-present
Limit: 4 simultaneous users
Art Index Retrospective This link opens in a new window
art, architecture, art history, graphic arts, photography, motion pictures, and related fields; 1929-1984
Limit: 1 user at a time
Artstor Digital Library This link opens in a new window
more than 2.4 million images of architecture, painting, sculpture, photography, photojournalism, decorative arts, design, and visual culture
Bibliography of the History of Art (BHA)
Public-access resource hosted by the Getty Research Institute. Coverage up to 2007. For background and link to list of publications covered, visit http://www.getty.edu/research/conducting_research/bha/.
Building Types Online
Thematic essays on key aspects of a wide range of building types, including links to relevant case studies. Technical drawings for each building, reference photographs of exterior and interior, and high-quality vector-based plans available for download. User guide
BuildingGreen Suite This link opens in a new window
articles, news, reviews, product listings, and case studies related to green design and construction
Design & Applied Arts Index This link opens in a new window
design and craft information; 1973-present
GreenFILE This link opens in a new window
all aspects of human impact to the environment; dates vary by publication
International Bibliography of Art (IBA) This link opens in a new window
includes records created by the Getty Research Institute in 2008-9 and new records by ProQuest using the same thesaurus and authority files
JSTOR This link opens in a new window
more than 1,300 full-text scholarly journals
Access made possible with funding from the Class of '55 and Callie Jones Shirley Library Endowments
PolicyMap This link opens in a new window
easy-to-use online mapping with data on demographics, real estate, health, economics, and more in communities across the U.S.
Urban Studies Abstracts This link opens in a new window
index to 200+ core academic and policy journals; 1973-present
UrbanFootprint This link opens in a new window
This is an urban planning tool with comprehensive land use data and thousands of environmental, social, and mobility datasets.
Access is on a class-by-class basis due to the nature of the resource. Please contact the City Planning subject librarian to establish access for your class.
Library Research Tools
WorldCat This link opens in a new window
TigerPrints This link opens in a new window
Clemson theses & dissertations. For terminal projects, select 'Student Works,' then 'Non-thesis final projects.' Requires Clemson VPN connection.