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Key Databases

  • Academic Search Premier (Ebsco)
    Multidisciplinary, full text database for more than 4,500 journals, including peer-reviewed titles, some back to 1975.
  • Ei Engineering Village/Compendex
    Comprehensivwe interdisciplinary engineering database. Indexes journals, conference proceedings, and trade publications. Coverage is 1884 to present.
  • Business Source Premier (Ebsco)
    Business Source Premier provides full text for nearly 3,300 scholarly business journals, including full text for more than 1000 peer-reviewed business publications. Coverage includes virtually all subject areas related to business. This database provides full text (PDF) for more than 300 of the top scholarly journals dating as far back as 1922.
  • BuildingGreen Suite
    The BuildingGreen Suite contains three research tools. Articles, reviews, and news from Environmental Building News (EBN) are integrated with product listings from the GreenSpec products directory and project case studies from the High-Performance Buildings Database.
  • LEEDuser
    Provides tools for LEED certification; discussion forums
  • ULI Development Case Studies
    Contains over 450 case studies detailing new approaches and best practices in real estate development. UF Subscription limited to 1 simultaneous user. Contact Building Construction Librarian Ann Lindell for Password.

  • Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals
    The Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals indexes more than 2,000 periodicals published worldwide on architectural topics. Coverage is 1930s to the present with selective indexing back to 1860. Primarily concerned with architectural design, planning and history, but some building topics are covered.

Multidisciplinary Resources of Interest

  • Dissertations & Theses
    Includes 2.4 million dissertation and master's theses citations from around the world from 1861-present. Dissertation abstracts available from 1980; theses abstracts from 1988; and full text PDFs for most dissertations added since 1997.
  • Google Scholar
    Google Scholar provides a simple way to broadly search for scholarly literature.
  • LexisNexis Academic
    Full-text newspapers, magazines, newswires and transcripts from around the world.
  • Statista
    Statista aggregates statistical data on over 600 international industries from more than 18,000 sources, including market researchers, trade organizations, scientific journals, and government databases.
  • WorldCat
    Worldwide union catalog of books and other materials in OCLC member libraries.
  • Web of Science
    Includes Science Citation Index, Social Science Citation Index, and Arts & Humanities Citation Index.

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