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Library Search for Architectural and Design Research: Home

a concise guide to searching architectural and design research databases

Introduction to Searching

  • The key to a good online search, is to have an understanding of how the search engines work 

 

  • Although built on the same information retrieval principles as library databases, web search engines like Google work differently.

 

  • This guide illustrates library search and helps you understand the search and research process.T

 

  • When you search a database and do not get the results you expect Ask A Librarian for advice.  Library staff are happy to help you find what you need.

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