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Architecture: Books & More

Research Guide in Support of the College of Architecture

NEW BOOKS

New books arrive at the Architecture Library every month. View new book titles here or visit the New Books area on the 9th floor to check one out today!

DVD & VIDEOS

DVDs and VHSs available in the Architecture Library collection. 

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In addition to the VHS & DVDs collection available at the Architecture Library, you may also access 300 + streaming videos on the topic of architecture using Films on Demand.

BOOKS @ THE ARCHITECTURE LIBRARY

Search the Library Catalog to locate books in print and electronic formats (e-books) available in the Architecture Library and the other TTU Libraries collections.

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To learn more about circulation policies and loan periods for Architecture Library materials, please refer to the loan periods tables linked from the Libraries website.

LIBRARY CLASSIFICATION & ORGANIZATION

Library of Congress Call Numbers (LC Call Number)

Academic libraries use the Library of Congress Classification System to classify and organize print materials within the library. An LC Call Number is an alphanumeric identifier that tells you:

  • Where in the book is shelved
  • General topic or subject of the book

Example: NA737.W7 S42 1998

LC Call Number Described

Library of Congress Subject Headings (LC Subject Heading)

LC Subject Headings can be found in Library Catalog records and are intended to represent the general topic (subject matter) of the resource. These headings are hyperlinked, allowing users to easily discover additional books with similar, topical content.

LC CALL NUMBERS BY COUNTRY

 

Refer to the Architectural Drawings tab of this guide for additional LC Call Numbers according to country.

DISSECTING A BOOK CITATION

Below is a citation for a book using the Notes & Bibliography, Chicago-Style format.

Elements of a book citation:

  • Author (Last name, First name) = Lee, Joon-hee
  • Title = Morphosis: 2002-2010, Part I
  • Place of Publication = Seoul, Korea 
  • Publisher = Equal Books
  • Date = 2011

ARCHITECTURE LIBRARIANS

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Hillary Veeder, Bonnie Reed & Sara Schumacher (L to R)
Contact:
Architecture Building, 9th Floor
18th & Flint
806-742-8058
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Subjects:Architecture

TECHNOLOGY

Use the links provided here to learn more about printing @ the Libraries and available software on lab computers.