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Architectural Library Catalogues

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RIBA British Architectural Library Catalogue

RIBA British Architectural Library Catalogue
A major source of information on architecture and the allied arts, construction technology, design, environmental studies and planning research.

Virtual Catalogue for Art History

Virtual Catalogue for Art History
A meta catalogue for art and architecture with records from institutions such as the Heidelberg University Library, the Rijksmuseum, Bibliotheque des Arts Decoratifs Paris, the British Architectural Library and the Getty Research Institute.

BSRIA

BSRIA
BSRIA is a construction and building services consultancy and research organisation. BSRIA's library has over 70,000 items, including standards, guides, books, copies of journal articles and ASHRAE Transactions. To borrow these items or access downloadable BSRIA publications, contact Sarah Nicholas.

CIBSE Knowledge Portal

CIBSE Knowledge Portal
The Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE) provides information and education services in building services engineering. The CIBSE Knowledge Portal offers PDF downloads of many CIBSE publications to members. For the username and password to the CIBSE Knowledge Portal, contact Sarah Nicholas.

COPAC

COPAC
A library catalogue which gives free access to the merged online library catalogues of major University and National Libraries in the UK and Ireland.  The merged catalogues include those of the British Library, National Library of Wales and the V&A National Art Library.

WorldCat

WorldCat holds in excess of 232 million bibliographic records that represent nearly 1.7 billion items owned by OCLC member libraries. WorldCat encompasses hundreds of languages and all formats, including rapidly growing numbers of electronic resources and digital objects.

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WorldCat

Access Off-Campus

Off-campus access to Worldcat
To access Worldcat off-campus, your Cardiff University network username and password will be required.

Archives Hub

Archives Hub
A route into the archives of UK universities and colleges, many of which contain material relevant to the study of a building's history.