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Orientation for Graduate Students48-026: First Year Seminar48-105: Architecture Design Studio: Foundation II48-121: Analog Media 148-305: Architecture Design Studio: Comprehensive48-350: Post-War Modern Architecture48-368: Rediscovering Antiquity
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Architecture Librarian and Archivist

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I provide information services for Carnegie Mellon School of Architecture students and faculty. Contact me to ask questions, schedule a research consultation, or request items for the Libraries.
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Online access to International (ICC) building codes, related standards from ASHRAE, ASTM, NFPA, etc., USGBC LEED Reference Guides and Study Guides, and Wiley’s Graphic Standards via MADCAD.com.  Please logout when you are finished!

Carnegie Mellon users have full access to the ULI Development Case Studies produced by the Urban Land Institute. New approaches and best practices.

A Carnegie Mellon Libraries subscription provides full access to BuildingGreenSuite, a web site about environmentally responsible building. Includes case studies, Environmental Building News, etc.
ARTstor is a digital image library of more than 500,000 images pertaining to art, architecture, archeology and photography. ARTstor also provides software tools that enable a variety of educational uses.

CumInCAD is a cumulative index to papers about computer-aided architectural design, and includes full-text access to papers from journals and conferences such as ACADIA, CAADRIA, ECAADE, SIGRADI, CAAD Futures and others. Access to full text papers is available to Carnegie Mellon users at most Carnegie Mellon IP-addresses by creating a CumInCAD login.


Avery Index

The Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals is the primary tool for access to articles on architecture.  Carnegie Mellon users can search the Avery Index alone, or can choose to search a number of useful databases simultaneously including:

  • Avery Index
  • America: History & Life
  • Applied Science and Business Periodicals Retrospective
  • Art Source
  • Readers Guide Retrospective

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