- Keep good records of your sources so you can cite them appropriately.
Sample search: getty center
Sample search: "earthquake resistant design"
Sample search: "wind resistant design"
Search the full text of many books to find out if there's a chapter or section about a building/architect you're researching. Then, search VIRGO to see if UVa owns that book.
Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals (Avery) 19th century-present.
HINT: Use the "Advanced Search" and choose from the "Physical Description" options to find articles that include plans/sections/etc.
Indexes over 100 journals related to architecture, planning, landscape and sustainability - many of which are NOT indexed by Avery. Some articles provided in full-text. Select any databases that might be related to your topic (General, Business, Green, etc.) to get the most results from your search.
Earthquake Engineering Abstracts Science and technology databases
|Subject area: Engineering Specialties
Civil Engineering Abstracts and Earthquake Engineering Abstracts
|Simple search: transamerica building and construction|
|Advanced Search: earthquake AND building design|
|Advanced Search: lateral load* AND (architecture OR building design)|
Engineering Village 1987-present. Includes National Technical Information Service (NTIS)
|Sample searches:||Advanced Search: earthquake* and building|
|Advanced Search: dynamic load* and architectur*|
|san francisco and load* and construct*|
Includes a great deal of information in the "Hazards" section
Includes a section on Seismic/Structural Engineering with many links to helpful resources (codes, standards, maps, etc.)
Earthquake Engineering Research University of California, Berkeley
MCEER - a national center of excellence dedicated to the discovery and development of new knowledge, tools and technologies that equip communities to become more disaster resilient