This guide shows how to use the library to carry out research in the field of architecture. The guide includes links to ebooks, articles, journals, databases, images and also support content showing how to use the library's databases to complete your research paper. From here, you can learn to:
✦ use the library to find a topic
✦ find books on your topic
✦ use Interlibrary Loan to get books not owned by UML
✦ find articles on your topic
✦ get full text access to those articles
✦ cite your sources
✦ find help.
UMass Lowell trains many engineers. It may appear that the concerns of architects and engineers are different, but engineers can be assured of one thing: architects can not do their jobs without engineers. A good engineer will want to understand the architectural purpose; what is the architects goal? And to build her spectacular skyscraper an architect needs knowledge of aesthetics, materials, space, and a good engineer.