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Architecture Indexes

Avery Index
1934-.
The basic index for architecture articles.
The Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals indexes more than 1,000 periodicals published worldwide in the fields of architecture, landscape architecture, interior design, urban planning and historic preservation.
Alternate name: CSA Illumina
Vendor name: ProQuest
Update frequency: Updated weekly
UNLV Libraries Subject Librarian: Wintrol, Kate
More info: Title list. Also available in microfiche and print in ASL.

ARTstor full text

Art digital images and related data.
A repository of hundreds of thousands of digital images in the areas of art, architecture, the humanities, social sciences and related data; the tools to actively use those images; and a restricted usage environment that seeks to balance the rights of content providers with the needs and interests of content user.
Vendor name: ARTstor
UNLV Libraries Subject Librarian: Wintrol, Kate
More info: Search tips.

Art Full Text full text
1984-.
Art publications index with selected full text from 1997 -
Art, architecture, photography, graphic design, landscape architecture, interior design, film, museology are all covered. Possible to limit searches to full text items only or peer-reviewed items only. Works of art found reproduced in periodicals are also indexed. Indexing coverage begins 1984; abstracting coverage begins with January 1994. The abstracts range from 50 to 300 words and describe the content and scope of the source articles. Full text coverage of selected articles begins in 1997.
Vendor name: Wilson
UNLV Libraries Subject Librarian: Wintrol, Kate
More info: <a href="http://blogs.library.unlv.edu/lib-resource/2008/02/art_full_text.html">Search tips</a>

Design and Applied Arts Index (DAAI)
1973-.
Abstracts and citations for articles, news items, and reviews published in design and applied arts periodicals.
DAAI covers both new designers and the development of design and the applied arts since the mid-19th century, surveying disciplines including ceramics, glass, jewelry, wood, metalsmithing, graphic design, fashion and clothing, textiles, furniture, interior design, architecture, computer aided design, Web design, computer-generated graphics, animation, product design, industrial design, garden design, and landscape architecture
Alternate name: DAAI
Vendor name: Cambridge Scientific Abstracts
Update frequency: twice monthly
UNLV Libraries Subject Librarian: Smith, Caroline; Wintrol, Kate

UNLV Print and Online Journal Subscription List

To discover whether UNLV Libraries offers online access or owns a print copy of a particular journal, search for the name of the magazine or journal in this list.
A link to "University of Nevada Las Vegas Holdings" will show you information about print copies of the journal. Links to online subscriptions will list the range of dates available for that journal.
UNLV Libraries Subject Librarian: UNLV Libraries Research & Information

Garden, Landscape & Horticulture Literature Index
1973-.
Citations and abstracts of journal articles.
Use this resource for information about horticulture, botany, garden and landscape design and history, ecology, plant and garden conservation, garden management, and horticultural therapy. Coverage varies by title indexed, with some titles indexed from 1973 onward and others starting in 2003.
Vendor name: Ebsco
UNLV Libraries Subject Librarian: Smith, Caroline
More info: Title list; RefWorks instructions

BuildingGreen Suite full text

Articles, reviews, product information and news on sustainable building.
This resource integrates product listings from the GreenSpec products directory, project case studies from the High-Performance Buildings Database, and the Environmental Building News.
Vendor name: BuildingGreen
UNLV Libraries Subject Librarian: Buehler, Marianne; Skarl, Susie; Smith, Caroline

Las Vegas Map and Aerial Photo Resources
Links to online and print map resources from the Architecture Studies Library.
Vendor name: UNLV Architecture Studies Library
UNLV Libraries Subject Librarian: Smith, Caroline

Las Vegas Review-Journal full text
09/29/1996 to present.
Full text of articles, excluding images.
Full text of articles, not including images. Use microfilm to get photos or advertisements.
Alternate name: LVRJ
Update frequency: daily
UNLV Libraries Subject Librarian: Finley, Priscilla; UNLV Libraries Research & Information
More info: Search this paper with other major papers at ProQuest Newspapers.

Las Vegas Review-Journal full text
12/02/1990 to 12/29/2012.
Full text of articles, excluding images.
Full text of articles, not including images. Use microfilm to get photos or advertisements.
Alternate name: LVRJ
Vendor name: ProQuest
UNLV Libraries Subject Librarian: Finley, Priscilla; UNLV Libraries Research & Information
More info: Search this paper with other major papers at ProQuest Newspapers.

ProQuest Newspapers (National Newspapers Expanded) full text
1980s-.
Searchable current and recent newspapers from ProQuest.
Full text of articles from major national newspapers: The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, The Christian Science Monitor, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, The Boston Globe, Chicago Tribune, Seattle Post-Intelligencer, USA Today. Also included are the New York Times Book Review, the New York Times Magazine, and the Las Vegas Review Journal.
Vendor name: ProQuest
Update frequency: Updated daily
UNLV Libraries Subject Librarian: UNLV Libraries Research & Information

ebrary full text
dates of coverage vary.
Digital copies of more than 30,000 complete books, reports and other resources covering all academic subject areas.
Books and other materials are arranged in five main subject areas - business and economics, career and general education, computers, engineering and applied sciences, humanities, social/behavioral sciences and life/physical sciences. The ebrary reader is required to view books and can be downloaded for free from ebrary. A free account is needed In order to access some features (i.e. saving notes and highlights).
Vendor name: Ebrary
UNLV Libraries Subject Librarian: Del Bosque, Darcy
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Newspaper Source full text
1994-.
Regional newspapers and broadcast television transcripts.
Newspaper Source provides full text coverage for 40 national and international newspapers including USA Today, The Christian Science Monitor, The Times (London), and The Toronto Star. Selected full text is offered from more than 330 regional newspapers including The Buffalo News, Orange County Register, Philadelphia Inquirer, San Francisco Chronicle, and St. Louis Post-Dispatch. Full text transcripts are available from CBS News, CNN, CNN International, FOX News, National Public Radio, and more.
UNLV Libraries Subject Librarian: Haslam, Michaelyn

Ebsco eBook collection full text
dates of coverage vary.
(formerly NetLibrary) Digital copies of more than 3,000 complete books, reports and other resources covering all academic subject areas.
Browse e-books for quick research and reference or create a free account to check out items, create notes, and list favorites.
Vendor name: NetLibrary
UNLV Libraries Subject Librarian: Del Bosque, Darcy

WorldCat
11th century -.
Use WorldCat to search the holdings of academic, public and special libraries around the world.
This union catalog contains records of books and other items in libraries worldwide. Items owned by UNLV Libraries are indicated; UNLV students, faculty and staff may request books via Document Delivery Services.
Vendor name: OCLC FirstSearch
Update frequency: Updated daily
UNLV Libraries Subject Librarian: Heaton, Shelley; UNLV Libraries Research & Information

SPIRO, Architecture Visual Resources Library (AVRL)
Catalog to images of the Berkeley Architecture Visual Resources Library.
Contents:images in fields of architecture, landscape architecture, urbanism and city views, fine arts, minor arts, material culture. Searchable by architect and building name, building types, building materials, building components. Since the bibliographic citation for an illustration is given where appropriate, this makes a handy image index.
Vendor name: Architecture Visual Resources Library (AVRL) at the University of California at Berkeley
UNLV Libraries Subject Librarian: Smith, Caroline

Academic Search Premier full text
1975-present.
Searchable articles from academic and professional journals and magazines covering every academic discipline.
This excellent one-stop resource lets you search citations and summaries by keyword and then instantly retrieve the full text of articles from journals online. The Get Text button helps you locate any article without linked full text in alternate online sources or in UNLV's print journal collection.
Alternate name: EbscoHOST, ASP
Vendor name: Ebsco
Update frequency: Updated daily
UNLV Libraries Subject Librarian: UNLV Libraries Research & Information
More info: RefWorks instructions

American Planning Association Planning Advisory Service Reports Index

Subject index to APA's Planning Advisory Service Reports numbers 1 through 537.
The following is a subject index to APA's Planning Advisory Service Reports numbers 1 through 537, 1949-2006. Reports on zoning often appear under specific subject headings. Zoning for the elderly, for example, is listed under the heading ELDERLY.
UNLV Libraries Subject Librarian: Smith, Caroline

Art and Architecture Thesaurus full text
free
Thesaurus.
Maintained by the Getty Research Institute, this thesaurus has more than 131,000 terms, as well as other information about concepts used to describe art, architecture, decorative arts, material culture, and archival material. The site also provides access to two related thesauri, The Union List of Artist Names (ULAN) and The Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names.
Alternate name: Union List of Artist Names (ULAN)
Vendor name: Getty Research Institute
Update frequency: Updated monthly
UNLV Libraries Subject Librarian: Smith, Caroline; Wintrol, Kate

Art Index Retrospective 1929-1984
1929-1984. Access limited to 1 user at a time.
Citations to articles and books.
Citations to articles and books on archaeology, architecture, art history, city planning, crafts, landscape architecture, film, fine arts, folk arts, graphic arts, industrial design, and photography.
Vendor name: Ovid Technologies
Update frequency: complete
UNLV Libraries Subject Librarian: Wintrol, Kate

Book Review Digest Plus
1983-.
Index of book reviews.
Provides citations and excerpts of reviews of current English-language fiction and nonfiction books for children and adults. An abstract of each book is also provided. To be indexed in Book Review Digest, a book must have been published or distributed in the United States or Canada. A work of nonfiction must have received reviews in two or more of the periodicals on the Book Review Digest selection list. A work of fiction must have received reviews in at least three of the periodicals. Reviews of textbooks, government publications, and technical books in law and the sciences are excluded.
Vendor name: H. W. Wilson
UNLV Libraries Subject Librarian: Heaton, Shelley
More info: Print volumes available 1906-2003 in Index Area. Search tips.

Chicago Tribune, 1985- full text
1985-.
Major daily newspaper from Chicago.
Provides reporting and analysis of regional, national, and international news.
Vendor name: ProQuest-CSA
Update frequency: daily
UNLV Libraries Subject Librarian: UNLV Libraries Research & Information
More info: Search this paper with other major papers at ProQuest Newspapers

Credo Reference full text
current editions.
Dictionaries, specialized encyclopedias, quotations, thesauri, and bilingual dictionaries.
Full text of encyclopedia entries plus over 20,000 searchable images including photographs, fine art, scientific diagrams and more. Covers a broad range of topics from biography to medicine and Shakespeare to technology.
Alternate name: xreferplus
Vendor name: Credo Reference
UNLV Libraries Subject Librarian: Heaton, Shelley
More info: Search tips.

CUMINCAD
UNLV users may create a username/password with the New User link.
Citations and abstracts of articles about computer aided architectural design.
CUMINCAD a cumulative index of publications about computer aided architectural design covering over 8,200 citations from journals and conferences. All papers include abstracts and the full text of about 5,500 papers is available.
Alternate name: Cumulative Index of Computer Aided Architectural Design
Vendor name: CumInCAD
Update frequency: annual
UNLV Libraries Subject Librarian: Smith, Caroline
More info: To gain access, UNLV users create a username/password by clicking New User and filling out the form.

Dissertations and Theses
citations 1861-; abstracts 1980-; full text 1997-.
Full text of most dissertations produced after 1997; citations and abstracts for others.
ProQuest Dissertations and Theses contains over 1.5 million entries, providing citations to North American and European dissertations from 1861 forward, with abstracts from 1980 forward. It also provides citations and abstracts for theses from 1988 forward. Full text of UNLV theses and dissertations available from 1996 to the present. Full text from all other institutions available from 1997 to the present.
Alternate name: ProQuest Dissertations and Theses
Vendor name: ProQuest
Update frequency: Updated quarterly
UNLV Libraries Subject Librarian: Heaton, Shelley
More info: Search tips.

Dissertations and Theses full text
UNLV theses and dissertations only.
Full text of most dissertations produced after 1997; citations and abstracts for others.
ProQuest Dissertations and Theses contains over 1.5 million entries, providing citations to North American and European dissertations from 1861 forward, with abstracts from 1980 forward. It also provides citations and abstracts for theses from 1988 forward. Full text of UNLV theses and dissertations available from 1996 to the present. Full text from all other institutions available from 1997 to the present.
Alternate name: ProQuest Dissertations and Theses
Vendor name: UNLV Libraries
UNLV Libraries Subject Librarian: Heaton, Shelley
More info: Search tips.

Domus Map Guides
Listing of maps in the journal Domus, from 1986 onward, by MIT Architecture Librarian Michael Leineger.
Listing of maps in the journal Domus, from 1986 onward, by MIT Architecture Librarian Michael Leineger. Domus map guides are thematic guides to important architectural landmarks in selected locations. They may feature the work of an architect, a style, a building type, or sites of architectural interest in a city or region and they give snapshot maps of a landmark's location within a larger context and often provide building footprints of the surrounding neighborhood.
Vendor name: Domus
UNLV Libraries Subject Librarian: Smith, Caroline

GreenFILE

Coverage about the impact of humans on the environment from government, general and scholarly publications can be found in this resource.
It contains over 300,000 records and over 200 cited references from the agriculture, education, law, health and technology fields.
Vendor name: Ebsco
UNLV Libraries Subject Librarian: Buehler, Marianne
More info: It contains over 300,000 records and over 200 cited references from the agriculture, education, law, health and technology fields.

Grove Art Online

See: Oxford Art Online
Art encyclopedia. Title has changed to Oxford Art Online.

JSTOR full text
dates of coverage vary.
An archive of more than 700 important scholarly journals covering business, ecology, education, ethnic studies, history, literature, mathematics, music, philosophy, political science, and sociology with content ending 3-5 years ago.
JSTOR digitally archives more than 700 scholarly journals. Subjects include African-American studies, anthropology, Asian studies, business, ecology, economics, education, finance, history, literature, mathematics, music, philosophy, political science, and more.
Vendor name: JSTOR
Update frequency: constant
UNLV Libraries Subject Librarian: Finley, Priscilla
More info: Title list

Learning Express Library full text
current edition.
Practice tests for GMAT, GRE, LSAT, MCAT, CBEST, Praxis I, TOEFL and a number of other standardized job and career tests.
LearningExpress Library is a full text test preparation and academic skills building database that includes practice tests for GMAT, GRE, LSAT, MCAT, CBEST, Praxis I, TOEFL and a number of other standardized job and career tests. Skills building components include Elements of Business Writing, Job & Career Success Skills (resume writing, interviewing tips), and math, reading, and writing skills. You will be asked to create your own free account and choose your own user name and password. This creates a space for you on the LearningExpress server so you can save tests and exercises and come back to them.
UNLV Libraries Subject Librarian: Heaton, Shelley
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LINK+
Books available for 1-3 day delivery to UNLV Libraries.
LINK+ is a book request service that uses a shared library catalog to allow UNLV students, staff and faculty to search for and borrow over 8 million books and documents from over 40 libraries throughout California and Nevada. More borrowing options.
UNLV Libraries Subject Librarian: UNLV Libraries Research & Information

Los Angeles Times, 1985 - current full text
1985-.
Major daily newspaper from Los Angeles.
With the nation's largest editorial department, it offers extensive coverage of national, international, and local news.
Vendor name: ProQuest
Update frequency: daily
UNLV Libraries Subject Librarian: UNLV Libraries Research & Information
More info: Search this paper with other major papers at ProQuest Newspapers

National Register of Historic Places
Entries include building name, location, date listed, and National Register number.
UNLV Libraries Subject Librarian: Smith, Caroline

Oxford Art Online full text
current edition. Access is limited to 4-5 simultaneous users.
Art encyclopedia
Use this resource for information of the visual arts world, from prehistory to the present day. Full text articles, images and charts, and links to web material
Vendor name: Oxford University Press
UNLV Libraries Subject Librarian: Wintrol, Kate
More info: Search tips.

Oxford Reference Online full text
current editions. Access is limited to 7 simultaneous users.
Subject dictionaries and reference works.
Access to over 100 language and subject dictionaries and reference works containing over 60,000 pages of material. Includes sources covering general reference, language, science, medicine, humanities, social sciences, and business. List of full text reference books.
Vendor name: Oxford University Press
Update frequency: Updated regularly
UNLV Libraries Subject Librarian: Heaton, Shelley

Periodicals Archive Online full text
1802-1995.
Journal articles in the humanities and social sciences published between 1802-1995.
Search international scholarly literature in the humanities and social sciences disciplines from 1802 to 1995. PAO includes pre-1995 issues of over 400 journals, including many journals published in languages other than English.
Vendor name: ProQuest
Update frequency: quarterly
UNLV Libraries Subject Librarian: Finley, Priscilla
More info: Search tips

QUAKELINE
1920-.
Index of articles and reports on earthquakes and natural hazard mitigation.
Vendor name: Research Foundation of the State of New York
Update frequency: monthly
UNLV Libraries Subject Librarian: Stowers, Eva

RIBA British Architectural Library Catalogue
Index to architectural perioidicals in the RIBA Library.
The RIBA British Architectural Library Catalogue includes an index to over 300 architectural periodicals held in the RIBA Library, a catalogue of the books and audio visual materials, photographs, drawings and manuscripts acquired by the RIBA Library, and a biographical database of architects.
UNLV Libraries Subject Librarian: Smith, Caroline

UNLV Libraries - Architecture and Building Resources on the Web
Directory of architecture and building web sites.
UNLV Libraries Subject Librarian: Smith, Caroline

UNLV Libraries - Gateway to Government Information
Links to government web sites.
Government information resources include Congressional laws and hearings, nutrition, crime, diseases, endangered species, immigration, and much more. The U.S. federal government is also the world's greatest collector and publisher of statistics. UNLV Libraries' tangible collection of government publications is located in Lied Library on the second floor and in LASR (Lied Automated Storage and Retrieval). Ask for assistance at the service desk or call 895-2200.
UNLV Libraries Subject Librarian: Lowe, Sidney

UNLV Libraries - New Books in the Architecture Studies Library
Recently acquired books in the Architecture Studies Library
UNLV Libraries Subject Librarian: Smith, Caroline

UNLV Libraries Directory of Architectural Associations, Organizations and Research Institutes
Directory of Architectural Associations, Organizations and Research Institutes
UNLV Libraries Subject Librarian: Smith, Caroline

UNLV Libraries Media Resources in the Architecture Studies Library
Media Resources in the Architecture Studies Library
UNLV Libraries Subject Librarian: Smith, Caroline

UNLV Libraries Media Subject Guides
Browse DVDs available by subject area.

Urban Land Institute Development Case Studies
1971-. Password required; ask at Architecture Studies Library.
Hundreds of case studies of innovative and financially successful projects.
Searchable by location and by building type. Includes photos, site plans, lessons learned.
Vendor name: Urban Land Institute
UNLV Libraries Subject Librarian: Smith, Caroline

Worldwide Books Art Catalogues and Books
1960-. free
Database of selected international art exhibition catalogues.
Use this resource to view items published since the early 1960s and selected art books issued by American trade and university presses since 1992.
UNLV Libraries Subject Librarian: Wintrol, Kate


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Academic Search Premier full text
1975-present.
Searchable articles from academic and professional journals and magazines covering every academic discipline.
This excellent one-stop resource lets you search citations and summaries by keyword and then instantly retrieve the full text of articles from journals online. The Get Text button helps you locate any article without linked full text in alternate online sources or in UNLV's print journal collection.
Alternate name: EbscoHOST, ASP
Vendor name: Ebsco
Update frequency: Updated daily
UNLV Libraries Subject Librarian: UNLV Libraries Research & Information
More info: RefWorks instructions

America's Historical Newspapers full text
1690-1922.
Historical newspapers from every state in the U.S.
Search full text and view page images for articles in categories such as news/opinion, election returns, letters, poetry, legislative information, prices, advertisements, matrimony notices and death notices.
Alternate name: Archive of Americana, Early American Newspapers Series 1-3
Vendor name: Readex
Update frequency: complete
Scope: U.S.
UNLV Libraries Subject Librarian: Finley, Priscilla
More info: Can also be searched in combination with Early American Imprints I and II. Series I, 1690-1876: provides images and full-text content access to historic newspapers listed in Clarence Brigham's bibliography, History and bibliography of American newspapers, 1690-1820, as well as other bibliographies; Series II, 1758-1900: focuses on the period between 1820 and 1860; Series III, 1829-1922: focuses on the period between 1861 and 1920 providing in-depth coverage of the Civil War, Reconstruction, the Gilded Age, the Progressive Era and beyond. Series iv-vii includes Western papers and Hispanic American papers. Search tips

American Periodicals Series Online full text
1741-1940.
Magazines and journals published in the U.S. mostly before 1900.
Use this resource to search the full text of American journals and magazines published between 1741 and 1940, including Benjamin Franklin's General Magazine, the first American professional journals, and several popular magazines still in publication, such as Vanity Fair, Harper's, and Ladies' Home Journal.
Alternate name: APS Online
Vendor name: ProQuest
Update frequency: quarterly
UNLV Libraries Subject Librarian: Finley, Priscilla
More info: Derived from the microform collections--American periodical series, eighteenth century; American periodical series, 1800-1850; and: American periodical series, 1850-1900. Search tips

Article First
1990-.
Articles in all subject areas from more than 16,000 journals.
Subject coverage in science, technology, medicine, social science, business, the humanities, and popular culture is particularly strong.
Vendor name: OCLC FirstSearch
Update frequency: daily
UNLV Libraries Subject Librarian: Heaton, Shelley
More info: List of titles indexed

Chicago Tribune, 1849-1986 full text
1849-1986.
Cover to cover digital reproductions of the Chicago Tribune from 1849-1986 with searchable full text.
Complete issues of the Chicago Tribune, including news, ads, obituaries, reviews, editorials, legal notices, comics, and photographs. Search by full text and view digital reproductions of newspaper pages. Output is a PDF image of the article as it appeared in the paper.
Vendor name: ProQuest
Update frequency: complete
UNLV Libraries Subject Librarian: UNLV Libraries Research & Information
More info: Can be searched in combination with historical NY Times, historical LA Times, and American Periodical Series. For access to the text of Chicago Tribune articles after 1985 see ProQuest Newspapers.

CQ Electronic Library full text

Combined access to the CQ Public Affairs Collection, the CQ Researcher and the CQ Weekly.
These three resources can be searched simultaneously or individually.
Vendor name: CQ Press
UNLV Libraries Subject Librarian: Fitt, Steve
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CQ Public Affairs Collection full text

Reporting on vital public policy issues with statistical and historical analyses; also includes the full text of historic documents and primary source materials concerning public affairs.
Organized by key public affairs subject headings - like advocacy and public service, education, environment and natural resources, health, and national security - the CQ Public Affairs Collection features in-depth reporting on vital public policy issues, statistical and historical analyses, and the full text of many historic documents and primary source materials.
Vendor name: CQ Press
UNLV Libraries Subject Librarian: Fitt, Steve

CQ Weekly full text
1983-present.
Comprehensive roundup of virtually all Capitol Hill activity from the previous week.
Excellent source of current information on hot legislative topics in the U.S. House of Representatives and Senate.
Alternate name: Congressional Quarterly
Vendor name: CQ Press
UNLV Libraries Subject Librarian: Fitt, Steve

Credo Reference full text
current editions.
Dictionaries, specialized encyclopedias, quotations, thesauri, and bilingual dictionaries.
Full text of encyclopedia entries plus over 20,000 searchable images including photographs, fine art, scientific diagrams and more. Covers a broad range of topics from biography to medicine and Shakespeare to technology.
Alternate name: xreferplus
Vendor name: Credo Reference
UNLV Libraries Subject Librarian: Heaton, Shelley
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Dissertations and Theses
citations 1861-; abstracts 1980-; full text 1997-.
Full text of most dissertations produced after 1997; citations and abstracts for others.
ProQuest Dissertations and Theses contains over 1.5 million entries, providing citations to North American and European dissertations from 1861 forward, with abstracts from 1980 forward. It also provides citations and abstracts for theses from 1988 forward. Full text of UNLV theses and dissertations available from 1996 to the present. Full text from all other institutions available from 1997 to the present.
Alternate name: ProQuest Dissertations and Theses
Vendor name: ProQuest
Update frequency: Updated quarterly
UNLV Libraries Subject Librarian: Heaton, Shelley
More info: Search tips.

Dissertations and Theses full text
UNLV theses and dissertations only.
Full text of most dissertations produced after 1997; citations and abstracts for others.
ProQuest Dissertations and Theses contains over 1.5 million entries, providing citations to North American and European dissertations from 1861 forward, with abstracts from 1980 forward. It also provides citations and abstracts for theses from 1988 forward. Full text of UNLV theses and dissertations available from 1996 to the present. Full text from all other institutions available from 1997 to the present.
Alternate name: ProQuest Dissertations and Theses
Vendor name: UNLV Libraries
UNLV Libraries Subject Librarian: Heaton, Shelley
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ebrary full text
dates of coverage vary.
Digital copies of more than 30,000 complete books, reports and other resources covering all academic subject areas.
Books and other materials are arranged in five main subject areas - business and economics, career and general education, computers, engineering and applied sciences, humanities, social/behavioral sciences and life/physical sciences. The ebrary reader is required to view books and can be downloaded for free from ebrary. A free account is needed In order to access some features (i.e. saving notes and highlights).
Vendor name: Ebrary
UNLV Libraries Subject Librarian: Del Bosque, Darcy
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EBSCO Databases
dates of coverage vary.
More than 30 databases indexing all subject areas with a heavy focus on business, education, film, health, psychology, sociology, and sports.
Lists more than 30 databases available through the EBSCOhost interface. The databases index all subject areas with solid coverage of business, education, film, health, psychology, sociology, and sports. For each database there is a description of the content and some link to a Title List of indexed journals. The databases contain full text articles and link to more articles. Choose a single database to search or select multiple databases and search them simultaneously
Alternate name: EbscoHOST
Vendor name: Ebsco Publishing
Update frequency: varies
UNLV Libraries Subject Librarian: UNLV Libraries Research & Information
More info: RefWorks instructions

Ebsco eBook collection full text
dates of coverage vary.
(formerly NetLibrary) Digital copies of more than 3,000 complete books, reports and other resources covering all academic subject areas.
Browse e-books for quick research and reference or create a free account to check out items, create notes, and list favorites.
Vendor name: NetLibrary
UNLV Libraries Subject Librarian: Del Bosque, Darcy

Factiva full text
1950s-. Access is limited to 6 simultaneous users.
Continuously updated news and business information from major news sources.
The full text of all editions of Dow Jones publications, the Wall Street Journal and Barron's, plus the Boston Globe, the Los Angeles Times, three months of the New York Times, and 8,000 other publications. 20,000 company reports and 8,500 editorially selected business Web sites are also available through the Factiva service. Contains television and radio transcripts, general business and industry magazines, company reports, and historical market data.
Vendor name: Factiva
Update frequency: continuous
Languages: 22 languages
UNLV Libraries Subject Librarian: Grays, Lateka
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Get overviews of hot topics from CQ Researcher full text
1923-.
In-depth reports describe and analyze important issues and current events.
These in-depth reports describe and analyze public policy controversies. Expert journalists present balanced information on all sides of an issue, including data from government agencies, comments from experts in the field, numerous charts and graphs, a pro-con feature, a chronology, a lengthy bibliography for additional research, and a list of contacts. CQ Researcher addresses current events, campus life, ethical dilemmas, and trends in American culture and is an excellent starting point for students trying to select or narrow down a paper topic!
Alternate name: CQ Researcher
Vendor name: CQ Press
Update frequency: weekly
UNLV Libraries Subject Librarian: UNLV Libraries Research & Information

Google Books
Search the full text of digitized books.
Depending on copyright status, you may see your search term highlighted in snippets of the text or in a "limited preview" of a few pages of the book. If the book is out of copyright (published before 1923), you'll be able to page through the entire book or download it as a PDF. UNLV Libraries does not have any special subscription access to books in Google Books, so if your search leads you to a book you want that is not in our collection, consider requesting it from interlibrary loan.
UNLV Libraries Subject Librarian: Heaton, Shelley

Google Scholar
Searches scholarly journal articles. Set preferences to UNLV for full text access!
Google Scholar (Beta) searches for scholarly materials such as peer-reviewed papers, theses, books, preprints, abstracts and reports from many academic and technical fields. It is freely available to anyone searching the Internet; however, many of the links that lead to full text resources are not. On your first visit, go to Google Scholar Preferences and use the Library Links box to set UNLV as your source for no-fee access to many full text articles. For answers to questions about Google Scholar, check out the FAQ.
UNLV Libraries Subject Librarian: Heaton, Shelley
More info: FAQ

Government Documents Catalog Service
1976-.
Information about government documents published since 1976.
Index to the complete Monthly Catalog of U.S. Government Publications from 1976 to the present, containing over 400,000 records and thousands of links to full text documents.
Alternate name: Monthly Catalog of U.S. Government Publications
Vendor name: Autographics
UNLV Libraries Subject Librarian: Lowe, Sidney

Historical Statistics of the United States full text
1775-.
Tables of data related to population, work and welfare, and international relations.
A source for quantitative indicators of American history, this database of almost 2000 tables covers nearly every quantifiable dimension in American history, including population, work and welfare, and international relations from the earliest times to the present. Chapters are preceded by essays that introduce the quantitative history of their subject, provide a guide to the sources, and offer expert advice on the reliability of the data and the limits that might be placed on their interpretation.
Alternate name: HSUS
Vendor name: Cambridge University Press
UNLV Libraries Subject Librarian: Fitt, Steve
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In the First Person

Index to personal narratives (letters, diaries, memoirs, autobiographies, and oral histories) from online collections.
Some are available on the Web, some through UNLV's subscriptions to Alexander Street Press collections, and some are held by repositories and archives around the world. Perform in-depth field and keyword searches across letters, diaries, oral histories, memoirs, and autobiographies within Alexander Street Press databases and more than one million pages of editorially selected materials spanning 400 years.
Vendor name: Alexander Street Press
UNLV Libraries Subject Librarian: Finley, Priscilla

Las Vegas Age full text
1905-1915, 1917-1922, 1924. free
The Las Vegas Age newspaper, published between 1905 and 1924.
Complete digital images of the Las Vegas Age newspaper digitized from the print copies from the Special Collections of the Las Vegas-Clark County Library District. Search by date or by keyword or browse page images.
Vendor name: LVCCLD
UNLV Libraries Subject Librarian: Finley, Priscilla

Las Vegas Review-Journal full text
09/29/1996 to present.
Full text of articles, excluding images.
Full text of articles, not including images. Use microfilm to get photos or advertisements.
Alternate name: LVRJ
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UNLV Libraries Subject Librarian: Finley, Priscilla; UNLV Libraries Research & Information
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Las Vegas Review-Journal full text
12/02/1990 to 12/29/2012.
Full text of articles, excluding images.
Full text of articles, not including images. Use microfilm to get photos or advertisements.
Alternate name: LVRJ
Vendor name: ProQuest
UNLV Libraries Subject Librarian: Finley, Priscilla; UNLV Libraries Research & Information
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LexisNexis Academic full text
dates of coverage vary.
Searchable published news, legal, medical and business information.
The news section delivers the full text of international, national and regional newspapers along with wire services, broadcast transcripts, magazines, and non-English language sources. The legal section contains U.S. Federal and state case law, codes, regulations, legal news, law reviews and international legal information. This includes Shepard's Citations for all U.S. Supreme Court cases back to 1789. The medical section supplies information from news and medical journals, and provides abstracts to medical news from Medline. The business section includes business news journals, company financial information, SEC filings and reports, and industry and market news.
Alternate name: Academic Universe
Vendor name: LexisNexis
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LINK+
Books available for 1-3 day delivery to UNLV Libraries.
LINK+ is a book request service that uses a shared library catalog to allow UNLV students, staff and faculty to search for and borrow over 8 million books and documents from over 40 libraries throughout California and Nevada. More borrowing options.
UNLV Libraries Subject Librarian: UNLV Libraries Research & Information

Los Angeles Times, 1881-1987 full text
1881-1987.
Cover to cover digital reproductions of the Los Angeles Times from 1881-1987 with searchable full text.
Complete issues of the Los Angeles Times, including news, ads, obituaries, reviews, editorials, legal notices, comics, and photographs. Search by full text and view digital reproductions of newspaper pages. Output is a PDF image of the article as it appeared in print.
Alternate name: LA Times
Vendor name: ProQuest-CSA
Update frequency: complete
UNLV Libraries Subject Librarian: Finley, Priscilla

New York Times, 1851-2007 full text
1851-2007.
Cover to cover digital reproductions of the New York Times with searchable full text.
For 2006- present see ProQuest Newspapers
Vendor name: ProQuest-CSA
UNLV Libraries Subject Librarian: Finley, Priscilla
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Newspaper Source full text
1994-.
Regional newspapers and broadcast television transcripts.
Newspaper Source provides full text coverage for 40 national and international newspapers including USA Today, The Christian Science Monitor, The Times (London), and The Toronto Star. Selected full text is offered from more than 330 regional newspapers including The Buffalo News, Orange County Register, Philadelphia Inquirer, San Francisco Chronicle, and St. Louis Post-Dispatch. Full text transcripts are available from CBS News, CNN, CNN International, FOX News, National Public Radio, and more.
UNLV Libraries Subject Librarian: Haslam, Michaelyn

Oxford Reference Online full text
current editions. Access is limited to 7 simultaneous users.
Subject dictionaries and reference works.
Access to over 100 language and subject dictionaries and reference works containing over 60,000 pages of material. Includes sources covering general reference, language, science, medicine, humanities, social sciences, and business. List of full text reference books.
Vendor name: Oxford University Press
Update frequency: Updated regularly
UNLV Libraries Subject Librarian: Heaton, Shelley

Periodicals Archive Online full text
1802-1995.
Journal articles in the humanities and social sciences published between 1802-1995.
Search international scholarly literature in the humanities and social sciences disciplines from 1802 to 1995. PAO includes pre-1995 issues of over 400 journals, including many journals published in languages other than English.
Vendor name: ProQuest
Update frequency: quarterly
UNLV Libraries Subject Librarian: Finley, Priscilla
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ProQuest Databases
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Databases from ProQuest.
Current collections: ABI/INFORM, Accounting & Tax Index, Dissertations & Theses, Ethnic NewsWatch, GenderWatch, ProQuest Newspapers, Chicago Tribune, Las Vegas Review-Journal, Los Angeles Times. Historical collections: American Periodicals Series Online, ProQuest Historical Annual Reports, Chicago Tribune (1849 - 1985), Los Angeles Times (1881 - 1985), The New York Times (1851 - 2003)
Vendor name: ProQuest
UNLV Libraries Subject Librarian: UNLV Libraries Research & Information

ProQuest Newspapers (National Newspapers Expanded) full text
1980s-.
Searchable current and recent newspapers from ProQuest.
Full text of articles from major national newspapers: The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, The Christian Science Monitor, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, The Boston Globe, Chicago Tribune, Seattle Post-Intelligencer, USA Today. Also included are the New York Times Book Review, the New York Times Magazine, and the Las Vegas Review Journal.
Vendor name: ProQuest
Update frequency: Updated daily
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Times Digital Archive, 1785-1985 full text
1785-1985.
Full text of the London Times though 1985
The Times Digital Archive, 1785-1985, presents searchable full text and page images of The Times (London). The Times is the "world's newspaper of record" and covers all major international historical events from the French Revolution to the Falkland War. Search the full text of the entire newspaper, including articles, editorials, and advertising.
Alternate name: London Times
Vendor name: Gale
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UNLV Libraries - Gateway to Government Information
Links to government web sites.
Government information resources include Congressional laws and hearings, nutrition, crime, diseases, endangered species, immigration, and much more. The U.S. federal government is also the world's greatest collector and publisher of statistics. UNLV Libraries' tangible collection of government publications is located in Lied Library on the second floor and in LASR (Lied Automated Storage and Retrieval). Ask for assistance at the service desk or call 895-2200.
UNLV Libraries Subject Librarian: Lowe, Sidney

UNLV Library Catalog
Find out which books, encyclopedias, periodicals, audiovisual items, maps and government documents are available from UNLV Libraries by searching the library catalog. Includes links to books available online.
To find e-books in the catalog search under electronic books and your topic. For example: electronic books and hospitality. The LOCATION and CALL NUMBER information helps you physically locate each item in the library.
UNLV Libraries Subject Librarian: Del Bosque, Darcy
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WorldCat
11th century -.
Use WorldCat to search the holdings of academic, public and special libraries around the world.
This union catalog contains records of books and other items in libraries worldwide. Items owned by UNLV Libraries are indicated; UNLV students, faculty and staff may request books via Document Delivery Services.
Vendor name: OCLC FirstSearch
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Architecture: Electronic Journals

If you do not find the title you are looking for, please check the library catalog.
Electronic Architecture related journals can be found through this search

Architronic
A scholarly refereed journal, exploring the new ranges of architectural communication available through digital media. It is a platform for both presenting and reviewing research as a journal, and a forum for stimulating dialogue on emerging ideas.
Volumes can be accessed by adding the vXnX to the end of the URL. For example:

http://architronic.saed.kent.edu/v8n1/
(unavailable as of 4.9.2008)

Computer Aided Design
 - PRINT COPY
An established international journal that provides engineers, designers and computer scientists in academia and industry with key papers on research and developments in the application of computers to the design process.

Computers and Graphics
 - PRINT COPY
Dedicated to the dissemination of information on the application and use of computer graphics techniques.

Design Studies

Facilities
Covers all areas relating to briefing, design, construction and use of facilities including: space planning, relocation, maintenance, renovation, energy consumption, cost reductions, ergonomics, quality initiatives, intelligent buildings, the effects of corporate change on property, health and safety issues, IT issues.

Journal of architectural education (Washington, D.C. : 1984)


Journal of Design Communication

A scholarly, refereed publication of the Design Communication Association.

Landscape Ecology
Landscape Ecology seeks new and innovative papers that improve our understanding of the relationship between patterns and processes, explaining the spatial variation in landscapes at multiple scales as affected by natural causes and human society.


Structural Survey

Covers the full range of topics in its field including: surveys of commercial and residential property, building regulations and codes - materials and components - building and material defects, building conservation, mechanical and electrical services surveys, law and practice of dilapidation, health and safety issues, professional liability, the use of new technology within the surveying profession.