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FCWR 303 Spring 2019: Course Guide

In this Guide

This guide will jump start access to your course resources and research tools. Each Tab outlines resources and best practices to assist your research.

In Brief outlines the tutorial and Updates 

will post as the semester progresses.


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Vanessa Viola
Art & Architecture Library
Education Hall
New York Institute of Technology
Old Westbury, NY 11568

In Brief

Learning Objectives

Students will have an improved understanding of organizing research.
Students recognize general research databases Academic Complete, GreenR, MarketLine, Architecture & Design databases.
Students recognize citation utilities in OneSearch.

Class Structure

20 minutes presentation

10 minutes working in small groups. One Group / Objective..

10 minutes sharing.

Afterwards, Individual Feedback.


"Persuading people of one's own architectural convictions

is a skill that requires an understanding not just of qualitative standards

but also of the role of buildings as cultural messengers."

- Carter Wiseman in Writing Architecture.




Wiseman, Carter. Writing Architecture : A Practical Guide to Clear Communication about the Built Environment. San Antonio : Trinity University Press, [2014], 2014. 

Research Organization:

​​Search the Catalog or WorldCat to get started. 

General information gathering across disciplines, use databases such as,

Academic Search Complete 

Opposing Viewpoints 

GreenFile and

GreenR. - (check out the filters) 

Access Engineering 



 Credo Citation

Credo Plagiarism


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