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Architecture Subject Databases

Resource Scope Description
ABI Inform
(Multiple Databases)
1985-Present Contains 175 journals , including major business tabloids, magazines, daily newspapers, wire services, and area business publications.
Academic Search Complete Direct 1866-Present The world’s largest and most comprehensive scholarly, multi-disciplinary full-text database with more than 5.3 thousand full-text periodicals, including 4.4 thousand peer-reviewed journals.  This database also offers indexing and abstracts for more than 9.3 thousand journals and a total of 10.9 thousand publications including monographs, reports, conference proceedings, etc.
American Periodical Series  1740-1900 Over 1,100 periodicals that first began publishing between 1740 and 1900, including special interest and general magazines, literary and professional journals, children’s and women’s magazines, and many other historically-significant periodicals
Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals 1930-Present(Selective coverage back to 1741) Avery has over a half million records dating back to 1741; the single most important resource architecture. Includes the publications of professional associations, state and regional periodicals, and the major serial publications on international architecture and design. Obituary citations contain biographical data. Note- it is a citation index; this means that you have to do further searching to get the text of the articles
Business Source Complete  1886 – Present Contains indexing and abstracts for the most important scholarly business journals back to 1886 are included as well as cited references provided for more than 1,200 journals.
Digital Dissertations  1861-Present Features 5719 full text dissertations on architecture. A good source for comprehensive bibliographies.
Cambridge Journals CJO acts as an international forum for practitioners and academics by publishing cutting-edge work covering all aspects of architectural endeavors. Generously illustrated throughout, edited with busy practitioners and academics in mind. Contents include building design, urbanism, history, theory, environmental design, construction, materials, information technology, and practice. Other features include interviews, occasional reports, lively letters pages, book reviews and an end feature, Insight. Reviews of significant buildings are published at length and in a detail matched today by few other architectural journals. Elegantly designed, inspirational and often provocative, essential reading (and Continuing Professional Development) for practitioners in industry and consultancy as well as for academic researchers.
EBSCOhost (All EBSCO Databases) 1975-Present Thousands of articles on international architects and their works; select the Academic Search Premier and Business Source Premier databases for best results
Expanded Academic ASAP 1980-Present Great source for articles on architects and architecture from popular journals and newspapers. Thousands of review articles organized under easy to understand subject headings; search initially by general keyword then narrow by subdivision. Over 30,00 indexed and 2000 full-text sources from a wide variety of subjects.
Fuente AcademicaTexShare Resources  Selected coverage from 1922 More than 450 scholarly journals from Latin America, Portugal, and Spain.. All major subject areas are covered with particular emphasis on agriculture, biological sciences, economics, history, law, literature, philosophy, psychology, public administration, religion and sociology.
General Reference Center Gold 1980-Present General interest database that integrates a variety of sources – newspapers, reference books, magazines, and trade publications. Find articles on current events, popular culture, business and industry trends, the arts and sciences, sports, hobbies, and more.”
Infotrac One File 1980-Present Business, computers, current events, economics, education, environmental issues, health care, hobbies, humanities, law, literature and art, politics, science, social science, sports, technology, and many general interest topics.”
Historical Newspapers 1690-1922 Covers major American Newspapers
Lexis-Nexis Past 20 years Business News, Industry & Market, Accounting, Company Financial Reports, Company Profiles, Compare Companies, SEC Filings & Reports, Business Directories.
Masterfile PremierTexShare Resources 1975-Present Designed specifically for public libraries, this multidisciplinary database provides full text for more than 1,730 general reference publications with full text information dating as far back as 1975. Covering virtually every subject area of general interest, MasterFILE Premier also includes nearly 500 full text reference books, 84,774 biographies, 100,554 primary source documents, and an Image Collection of 235,186 photos, maps and flags.
Military & Government Collection Varies by Journal Designed to offer current news pertaining to all branches of the military and government, this database offers a thorough collection of periodicals, academic journals, and other content pertinent to the increasing needs of those sites. The Military & Government Collection provides cover-to-cover full text for nearly 300 journals and periodicals and indexing and abstracts for nearly 400 titles.
New York Times 1980-Present National and international news, coverage of important speeches Supreme Court decisions, and presidential press conference transcripts.
Research Library 1923-Present Thousands of articles on international architects and their works; select the ABI/Inform Global and Research Library databases for best results
ProQuest Historical Newspapers   1851-2002 The New York Times Archive (1851-2002) offers full page and article images with searchable full text back to the first issue. The collection includes digital reproductions providing access to every page from every available issue.
SAGE Journals Online  1999-Present SAGE Publications publishes over 485 journals in Business, Humanities, Social Sciences, and Science, Technology and Medicine.
Science & Technology Collection   Varies by title The Science & Technology Collection contains over 800 leading full text journals covering relevant aspects of the scientific and technical community. Topics include aeronautics, astrophysics, chemistry, computer technology, geology, aviation, physics, archeology, and materials science. In addition to the full text, this database offers indexing and abstracts for more than 1,700 publications. 
Science Direct Varies by title Full-text articles online from Elsevier and Academic Press journals for limited years. Summary information about articles from all other Elsevier titles and some other publishers. Coverage includes all science areas and many social sciences and humanities areas. About 100 math journals and over 200 math books.
Social Sciences Module ProQuest Social Science Journals
Wiley InterScience Varies by title More than 2,500 journals, books, reference works, databases, laboratory manuals and The Cochrane Library, which is resource for evidence-based medicine. It includes 1.5 million articles of scientific and scholarly research. Over 50 mathematics and statistics journals.
Wilson OmniFile 1982-Present Features thousands of articles from international journals and magazines, including Architecture and Baumeister
World Cat (OCLC) OCLC catalog of books and other materials in libraries worldwide

 Related Subject Databases

(Including Landscape Architecture, Decorative Arts, Design, and General Visual Arts)
Resource Scope Description
ACM (Association for Computing (Digital Library ACM (Association for Computing Machinery): The Digital Library and The Guide to Computing Literature sponsored and maintained by Association for Computing Machinery. The Guide is a collection of bibliographic citations and abstracts of works published by ACM and other publishers. Citations for all ACM published works are included in the Guide as a small subset of the total bibliographic space, more than 750,000 citations from 3,000+ publishers. The Digital Library is the full-text repository of papers published by ACM and by other publishers that have co-publishing or co-marketing agreements with ACM.
American Periodical Series  1740-1900 Over 1,100 periodicals that first began publishing between 1740 and 1900, including special interest and general magazines, literary and professional journals, children’s and women’s magazines, and many other historically-significant periodicals.
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