Overview: encyclopedias and dictionaries that provide background information.
Finding Books: suggestions for
finding books at Appalachian State University, UNC-Asheville, and
Western Carolina University (WNCLN Catalog) and at other institutions
(WorldCat), including a list of subject headings and call numbers.
Finding Articles: suggested databases for finding journal, magazine, and newspaper articles.
Design Elements: select list of resources for lighting, wayfinding and signage, sustainable design, space planning, and building codes.
Websites: links to research guides, organizations, building codes, demographic information, as well as information on evaluating websites.
Research Help: includes
tutorials on library services, evaluation of resources, avoiding
plagiarism, as well as tools for composing a list of works cited and
links to writing websites and manuals.