Please note that Google Scholar is not recommended as a starting point for your research. Please review the table from Rider University to understand the difference between Google Scholar and Library Databases.
Use these databases to find articles about your research topic, which have been selected to support research in Architecture. Remember that you are not limited to these!
These databases are not specifically architecture, construction, or engineering databases; rather, they may provide contextual information or enable you to look at your research topic from a different angle or perspective.
Conservation, Earth Sciences, and Ecology:
Gender & Women Studies and LGBT Studies:
Health, Psychology, and Sociology:
Some databases provide full text access to the article for which you were searching. Others only let you know that the article exists somewhere out in the world. The following are steps for finding a copy of the article when the database does not provide immediate access:
When you find your article, look for the Find it @ UF button:
The link will search the UF Libraries catalog. If there are online options available, the catalog will provide a link to the journal. If access to an online journal does not exist, you will be provided with links to search the catalog for a print copy. When you find the journal, remember to write down the call number, library location, volume and page numbers so that you can find the article in the libraries!
If you undertake the search in the catalog for a print resource and you do not find the journal and volume number here at UF, use interlibrary loan to request the article from another library!