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Interior Design

Interior Design Histories + Theories 3

In this orientation, we will take a tour of library resources and services together. Today's lesson:

  1. Example:
  2. Go to the library website at 
  3. Note the link in the banner to the library updates guide.
  4. Search the library catalog (Books & More) to find books, articles, and more on your topic.
    - Note that this is not a full-text search.  Filter to books only: Resource Types -> Books. 
  5. Poll: What are some keywords you might use to research the interiors in this film?
  6. See Books page of this guide to see subject headings for interior design history
  7. How to perform an Advanced Search in the library catalog
  8. How to request books from our collections or not in our collections: Login to request 
  9. Now go back to the library website
  10. Click on Browse Databases and select Interior Design as your subject. 
  11. Go to "Bloomsbury Design Library"
  12. Search using our example keywords: memphis 
  13. Go to "ARTstor"
  14. Search in title field using keyword: memphis

Images Research Guide on Magazine and Newspaper Archives

Video Streaming Databases

Need help? Request a 1-on-1 Consultation or Ask Us!   Consult our Interior Design Research Guide (this guide) and Youtube playlist.

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