Find Books: Catalogs
OSU Libraries Catalog. Books in Valley Library and OSU branch libraries. If a book isn't available from OSU, use "Try Summit Libraries" to borrow it from another library.
Summit/WorldCat Catalog: Request books not available at OSU and have them sent to Valley Library, usuall within 3-4 working days.
Borrowing from other libraries
Articles in journals:
Request through Interlibrary Loan. Articles are delivered electronically, so the turnaround time is often 24 hours or less but may take up to 5 working days. The first time you use Interlibrary Loan, you'll have to complete a registration form.
Architecture and Interior Design for 20th Century America : 1935-1955.( Library of Congress American Memory) Photographs by Samuel Gottscho and William Schleisner,
Domestic Interiors Database (AHRC Centre for the Study of the Domestic Interior) Searchable database of books, images, diaries, and more.
IIDA Knowledge Center (International Interior Design Association)
InformeDesign (ASID, UMinn) Database of research on design, architecture, housing issues Register (free) to use and get updates on topics of your choice.
HUD.GOV Access to more than 850 HUD-sponsored research publications and data sets
Find Articles: Research Databases
Encyclopedias and Other Reference Sources
Encyclopedia of Aging A useful resource for design and housing issues related to aging.
A Dictionary of Modern Design (Oxford)
Fairchild Dictionary of Interior Design Ref NK1165.P4 2006
The Interior Design Handbook Ref NK2002.K57 2002
Time-Saver Standards for Interior Design and Space Planning Ref NK2110.T48 2001
Residential Planning and Design Ref NA2540.5.I74 2007
A Statistical Portrait of the United States: Social Conditions and Trends Ref HA214.S73 2002
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