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A guide to print and electronic resources available at CCA Libraries

Instructional Services Librarian

Avery Index Quick Guide

The CCA Libraries subscribe to a large number of international journals and magazines in architecture and interior design. Current issues can be checked out from the library. Archived issues are available for in-library use only. You can check our complete print and online subscriptions using the Journal Finder.

Featured Print Journals

The Avery Index

Finding Articles Online

The CCA Libraries subscribe to the Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals, which is the national standard for architectural research, with title, author, and abstract information for thousands of articles published on architecture and design, spanning from the 18th century to the present day, updated weekly. The Avery Index does not provide full-text article access but can link users to full-text content from other databases.

In addition to articles, the Avery Index includes publication information for diagrams, drawings, architect obituaries, and many other valuable information sources. 

The Avery Index can be cross-searched with Art & Architecture Source and OmniFile to provide more full-text article coverage, and many of the print journals cited in the Avery Index can be found in CCA's Simpson Library.

Additional Research Databases

Subscription and open access databases can be the best way to find full-text articles, reviews, and features from architecture and interior design magazines and journals. The following databases are useful for architecture and interior design research.