Most interior design books are located in the NA31-NA9428 call number range on the 7th floor, while reserve books are located on the 2nd floor.
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This vibrant selection of documentaries, interviews, biographies, and how-to videos spans the visual arts—from architecture, sculpture, painting, and photography to history, theory, criticism, and appreciation—with enough range to suit the needs of both basic and advanced courses.
BASICs eBooks covers subjects of architectural design, presentation, construction, building technology, professional practice, landscape architecture and urbanism.
Springer Books includes Architecture & Design E-Books
Knovel includes Structural Engineering titles
EngNetBase includes Civil Engineering/HVAC titles
Search the Avery Index if you are looking for drawings, details, photographs, plans, sections.
Material Order is a shared online materials catalog that allows users to search the material collections of the Harvard University Graduate School of Design (GSD), Parsons School of Design, and the Rhode Island School of Design (RISD).
Your keywords are the main concepts or ideas of your paper.
For example the keywords for a paper on “youth employment in Canada” would be:
Use synonyms: Often there are multiple ways to express the same concept. For example these synonyms mean essentially the same thing – make sure to use them:
employment can also be:
Use “AND” and “OR”: By bridging your truncated keywords and synonyms with the capitalized search words “AND” and “OR” (known as Boolean operators), you can search for multiple concepts effectively.
Proquest Dissertations and Theses provides access to the full-text of over 400,000 Masters and PhD theses from 1997 onwards. In addition, citations are provided for over 1.6 million doctoral dissertations and master's theses from 1,000 North American and European graduate schools from 1861.
Provides electronic access to the full text of Canadian theses digitized between 1998 and 2002 and provides a record of all other theses in the National Library of Canada's collection (1965-).
Statistics by Region (Canada, Toronto, International etc.)
Statistics by Topic (Demography, Education, Homelessness etc.)
Research Data (<odesi>, Census, ICPSR etc.)
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Citing Data (How do I cite data, gis and maps?)
GIS Research & Instructional Support Services (Book an appointment, Workshops, GPS Loan etc.)
Please see our Guide on Statistics and Data Resources for more information.
Can't find what you're looking for? We can help you borrow it from another library.
Material not held in the collection of Ryerson University Library that is needed for study or research by faculty, students, and staff may be requested at no charge through our Interlibrary Loan Service (ILL) via RACER.
Please check our Library Catalogue FIRST to make sure we do not own the material you are looking for.
Get lengthier and more specialized research help with our book an appointment service.
Visit the Research Help Desk on the main floor of the Library for help.
Workshops are scheduled throughout the term.
How-to guides and videos on writing, research and citation