Welcome to the Architectural History library dashboard. The dashboard provides quick links to the resources you need for your research and assignments. Whether you are online or on-Grounds, UVA Library services and support are available to all students.
Your Librarian is Rebecca Coleman
Each school/department at UVA is assigned a research librarian. Connect with Rebecca for help with your assignments. This service is available to all students, and meeting with a librarian early in your research process can help you save time and get a better grade.
Rebecca can help with: refining your topic, gathering research, finding images and site documentation, locating maps and data, organizing your research, citations, and more! She can meet with you in-person or online via Zoom.
Academic databases contain peer-reviewed articles, images, reports, news, and more. These are the most used databases for architectural history research.
Reference resources include dictionaries, encyclopedias and other sources that offer access to factual information. Many of these resources are deeply focused on particular subjects, which can help you to find the appropriate definition for a particular discipline or time period.
Virgo is the Library catalog, where you can find books, articles, and more.
Different disciplines use different styles of citation. Please check to determine which style is right for your course and assignment. Remember that citations are important for crediting ideas, designs, data sources, image creators, and more.
These tips can help you locate better information on the web, faster. But remember- a lot of information is not freely available on the web, no matter how well you search!