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Architecture Indexes & Abstracts

Use this list below of 50+ periodical indexes to locate articles on architecture, architectural history, construction, building technology, landscape architecture, interior design, and urban design and planning. For more information contact reference staff in the Environmental Design Library. Current UC Berkeley faculty, registered students, and staff who need off-campus access should login via the Library's proxy service.

Content reviewed: Compiled by Elizabeth Douthitt Byrne and Susan Koskinen.

Top Four Architecture Indexes

Disciplines Covered Publication Dates Scope Formats Covered Full-Text Abstracts Links to UC Call Nos. Reviews Peer-Reviewed Limits

Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals
UC Only(Columbia Univ, J.Paul Getty Trust)

Architecture, Planning, Interior design, Landscape, & more 1930s-present; selectively from 1860s 2,500 journals worldwide; professional, scholarly, popular Journal Articles no yes (1990s - present) yes yes no
Art Full Text
UC Only(H.W.Wilson Co.)
Architecture, Art, Planning, Film, Design, Landscape, Photography & more 1984-present 460 journals worldwide; professional, scholarly, popular Journal Articles yes (20% journals 1997- present) yes (1994 - present) yes yes yes

Art Index Retrospective
UC Only (H.W. Wilson Co.)

Architecture, Art, Planning, Film, Design, Landscape, Photography & more 1929-1984 600 journals worldwide; professional, scholarly, popular Journal Articles no no yes yes yes

Architectural Publications Index
(R.I.B.A.British Architectural Library)

Architecture, Construction, Design, Landscape, Planning 1980s-present, selective older articles 300 journals worldwide; British, European emphasis (List of journals indexed) Journal Articles, Books, Drawings, Manuscripts, Photos in the BAL no yes no no no

List of architecture indexes: A, B, C, D, E-G, I, J, L, N, P, S-W

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