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ARC 2017: Research Methods


LibrarySearch provides access to library collections in print and digital formats including books, articles, videos, maps, government documents, music, data sets, and more. You can also discover materials that are not available at U of T but that you can request for free through interlibrary loan.

When to use LibrarySearch?

Use LibrarySearch when you want to find:

  • An exact book or article by title
  • Various formats (e.g. books, e-books, articles, etc.)
  • Sources on an interdisciplinary topic 


Library Databases

Use databases to search for articles more efficiently. The databases listed below are the most popular for searching interdisciplinary topics and in architecture. 

A full list of databases related to architecture can be found here.


Books on Design Research