From Golden Telescope Research Guides

On The Shelf

Click HERE to view the Architecture books and movies in the RJ library!

When the catalog opens. Select TOPICS: Select More on the LEFT side menu.


Searches all relevant databases for your topic.
Use a keyword search. As you begin typing it will suggest topics which may be helpful.
First result often is a Research Starter which will provide a good overview of the topic.
Use limiters, found on the left side of the results page, to narrow your search. An especially helpful limiter is Subject. Be sure to use the Show More link to access all the subject limiters.
Use Advanced Search. Search your big topic, for example "Ancient Greece," and a subtopic, such as "dress," using ‘’’title’’’ or subject terms in the drop down menu to the right of the search box. This will limit your hits to the most relevant articles immediately.
Scholarly Journal Collection
Includes over 26 academic and professional architecture journals


Architecture reference site on the web. This gateway to architecture around the world and across history documents a thousand buildings and hundreds of leading architects with photographic images and architectural drawings, integrated maps and timelines
Library of Congress collection of historical American architecture.
Class lecture videos by Spiro Kostof: "A Historical Survey of Architecture and Urbanism,"
Skyscrapers of the world
Articles, images and forums for progressive design architecture.
Notable new builidings in the U.S.
Architecture projects. Green & sustainable projects & Video clips.
Pictures of notable architecture around the world.
New house designs
Blog for green design
This site highlights Santefe style architecture.
Highlights the work of architects who have won the Pritzker Prize. Explore their work and understand the buildings of the late 20th century.
Directory of the lives and works of female architects
Features the life and work of the revolutionary American architect.
Creator of the "Google" diners and the "Chemosphere" house.

Evaluation Tools, Citation Tools & Database Passwords

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Basic evaluation form Citing: When and Why For Home Use
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How to use Easybib