PSAS Subject Guide

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Find Books - Architecture, Design & Planning

Subscribed e-Books

Many e-books in the Library’s collection is listed in Web OPAC, but some titles can only be found by using the e-Books collection websites. 

  • Amsterdam University Press e-Books (AUP eBooks)
  • Anmol Publications
  • Columbia University Press
  • Emerald e-Books
  • Gale Virtual Reference Library
  • Netlibrary e-Books
  • Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA)
  • Science Direct e-Books
  • Springer e-Books
  • Wiley e-Books
  • World e-Book Library
  • Woodhead Publishing Online

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Open Access Books

Open access books content is open to all, with no access fees that are available online to the reader.

  • Cabi e-Books


Printed Books

The call number listed below is based on general Library of Congress subject classifications. These numbers are provided primarily as a browsing tool. This lists is presented as a quick guide to selected subject and call number ranges, and not a comprehensive research tool.

  • Architecture  NA1-9428
  • General  NA1-60
  • Architecture and the state  NA100-130
  • Architecture as a profession NA1995
  • Study and teaching. Research  NA2000-2320
  • General works  NA2500-2599
  • Architectural criticism  NA 2599.5-2599.9
  • Architectural drawing and design  NA2695-2793
  • Details and decoration  NA2835-4050
  • Special classes of buildings  NA4100-8480
  • Public buildings  NA4170-(7020)
  • Domestic architecture. Houses. Dwellings  NA7100-7884
  • Clubhouses, guild houses, etc.  NA7910-8125
  • Farm architecture  NA8200-8260
  • Outbuildings, gates, fences, etc.  NA8300-8480
  • Aesthetics of cities. City planning and beautifying  NA9000-9428
  • Decorative arts  NK1-(9990)
  • General  NK1-570
  • History  NK600-806
  • Arts and crafts movement  NK1135-1149.5
  • Decoration and ornament. Design  NK1160-1590
  • General  NK1160-1174
  • History  NK 1175-(1498)
  • General works  NK1505-1535 
  • Special subjects for design  NK1548-1590
  • Religious art  NK1648-1678
  • Interior decoration. House decoration  NK1700-2195
  • General. History, etc.  NK1700-2138

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