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EDI: Finding Background Information
For basic background information, overviews, and links to other related resources, check out these reference sources:
- Materials Connexion
Provides a quick global view of the latest innovative and often cutting edge materials. Designed to serve the design disciplines broadly.
- Grove Art Online
Comprises the full text of The Dictionary of Art and The Oxford Companion to Western Art.
Collection of 300,000 images for use in the teaching and study of art, architecture and archaeology.
EDI: Finding Articles
For articles from journals, newspapers, and other periodicals, check out these article and abstract databases:
- Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals
Indexes more than 2,000 periodicals published worldwide on archaeology, city planning, interior design, and historic preservation, as well as architecture.
- DAAI: Design and Applied Arts Index
Indexes design and craft journals. Covers all aspects of design, including industrial design, architecture, interior design, environmental design, graphic design, advertising, theatre design, design and craft education and design management.
Full-text archive of scholarly publications in mathematics, science, the arts and humanities, and the social sciences.
- RIBA Library Online Catalogue
Index to over 300 architectural periodicals held in the Royal Academic of British Architects (RIBA) Library, a catalog of the books, audio visual materials, photographs, manuscripts and a biographical database of architects.