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Finding Images in Architecture, Art & Design: Finding Images in Architecture

This guide will help to find, use and cite images for research and study in architecture, art and design.

Find Images in Books and Print Journals

The majority of architectural images: site plans, elevations, floor plans, sections, and details can be found in journal and in books: encyclopedias, atlases, catalogues, and monographs. To find these books search, NYIT's library online catalog: Bearcat.  

To locate images in print journals search Art Source, and Avery Index. You can check if the library has what you're looking for by using the journal locator.

Find Images Using Databases at NYIT

The following resources are available by subscription and can be accessed on campus and from home with a valid NYIT username and password.

Spotlight on ARTstor

ARTstor is one of our library's subscription databases and provides collections of art & architecture images and associated data. 
It contains more than one million images of the highest quality that encompass architecture, painting, sculpture, photography, decorative arts, and design as well as many other forms of visual culture!

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