Design Research Resources

Selected databases featured in the library's subject guides. (Harvard ID and PIN required.)  
For a complete list of e-resources see E-Research at Harvard

Catalogs

HOLLIS+ | HOLLIS Classic | Harvard Library Mobile Web
MIT's Library Catalog (BARTON)
WorldCat
WorldCat (FirstSearch)
Google Book Search
Borrow Direct
HathiTrust Digital Library
 

Image and Multi-Media Sources

ARTstor
Kanopy  (streaming on-demand video)
OnArchitecture
Pidgeon Digital (illustrated talks by architects and designers)
VIA
AP Multimedia Archive (700,000 Associated Press photographs,charts and graphics)
GSD Events Video Index

Article Databases

Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals (1930-)
Academic Search Premier
Architectural Publications Index (interfiled with RIBA Catalogue)
Art Index Retrospective (1929-1984) and Art Full Text (1983-)
BuildingGreen Suite (articles, technical information, case studies)
Business Source Complete
CuminCAD (Cumulative Index of Computer Aided Architectural Design)
Design and Applied Arts Index
Environment Index (1973- ) 
Google Scholar 
GreenFILE
INSPEC
JSTOR (Access to selected journals, excluding recent issues)
LexisNexis Academic
PAIS (Public Affairs Information Service) (1972-)
Urban Studies Abstracts
Web of Science Citation Index (ISI) (1900-)

Materials

GSD Materials Collection Database
GSD Materials Collection Guide
Material ConneXion

Dissertations and Theses

Dissertations and Theses Full Text (ProQuest

Citation Tools

Chicago Manual of Style
RefWorks
Research Management and Citation Tools at Harvard

Reference Sources

Encyclopedia of Aesthetics
Grove Dictionary of Art Online
Johns Hopkins Guide to Literary Theory and Criticism
MADCAD (online access to full text standards from ASTM, ASHRAE, IES, ICC, and USGBC LEED Reference Guides, as well as the text and CAD files for the Wiley graphic and design standards.

Statistics, Maps and Data

China Geo-Explorer ( part of China Data Online)
PolicyMap
SimplyMap
Social Explorer (Census data and maps)
(Digital) Sanborn Maps 1867 - 1970
Geospatial and Statistical Data Resources

Time-Saving Research Tools