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Current Journals Available in the Library
Current issues are located on the 2nd Floor in the Bargman Room.
Older issues are located in the stacks by call number.
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FREE TRIAL! This is the online version of the print journal, Detail: Zeitschrift für Architektur + Baudetail : review of architecture : revue d'architecture, held in Marylebone library. It is an online image and reference database for architects in the German and English language. It includes photos, drawings and technical information collected over the last 30 years of over 3,500 architecture and construction projects and references available for download as pdf files. The database is updated monthly, with over 156 new projects and references added each year. Free frial available until October 15, 2020
Art & Architecture Source
Contains full text articles and abstracts on a broad range of art and architecture topics. Includes 189 full text architecture publications.
Arts & Humanities Database (ProQuest)
Includes more than 110 full text art and architecture journals.
Avery Index to Architecture Periodicals (Ebsco)
Provides a global and comprehensive guide to the literature of architecture and design, city planning, interior design, landscape architecture, and historic preservation. Coverage is from the early 1900's to the present with very limited access to full text articles.
GreenFILE offers well-researched information covering all aspects of human impact to the environment. Its collection of scholarly, government and general-interest titles includes content on global warming, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, and more. The database provides indexing and abstracts for more than 384,000 records, as well as Open Access full text for more than 4,700 records.
Sanborn Insurance Maps from the Library of Congress
This free database provides a wealth of information on buildings and their uses dating back from 1800-present. Be sure to read "About This Collection" to understand the color codes and symbols. Then select the state and city you wish to view.
School of Architecture Thesis Collection
Find University of Detroit Mercy and University of Detroit architectural theses from 1920 to the present.
Free collection of over 1 millions images, videos, documents, and audio files from libraries, museums, and special collections around the world.
Robust and highly-detailed demographic data. Ideal for gaining consumer and market insight as you consider opening a business, finding an untapped audience for your products, analyzing the shifts and needs of a given population, and more. Reporting capability allows you to rapidly produce a variety of compiled reports to help you make informed and accurate decisions.
Offers a searchable collection of millions of books and journals digitized through a partnership of academic and research institutions. Full text is offered for titles in the Public Domain.
Newsbank : America's News
Full text newspapers and news magazines from all over the state and country. Coverage goes back to 1980's to 1990's, depending on source. Includes the Detroit News and other major Michigan papers.
OmniFile Full Text Select (H.W. Wilson)
Full-text articles from more than 3,400 publications, many of which are peer-reviewed. Subjects including art, education, humanities, law, social sciences and technology. It also includes graphical content, podcasts, foreign language article translations and article read-alouds.
Includes full text access to 10 academic journals in art and architecture.
Provides full text, scholarly articles in the behavioral sciences.
Proquest Social Science
Provides access to full text scholarly articles in a wide range of social science topics, including urban and social issues.
ProQuest Statistical Abstract of the United States
Comprehensive summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic organization of the United States. 1400+ individually indexed tables (with attached spreadsheets), both searchable and browsable
Includes full text access to academic journals on such topics as planning, urban culture, urban development, urban policy, and more. Look for the open green padlock icon.
Wiley Online Library
Provides full text access to electronic books and journals on art, architecture, urban planning and much more. UDM has access to items with the open padlock icon next to it.
Interlibrary Loan Form
Request books and journal articles from other libraries. Turn around varies from 7-14 business days.