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  • ARCH 1311 (Flueckiger) Libraries homepage: library.ttu.edu Fall 2017 Architecture Research Guide: guides.library.ttu.edu/arch

    1 9.2017 HV | Fall 2017

    Finding Design Inspiration in the Architecture Library Library Assignment

    Match the description to the correct location in the Architecture Library.

    ARCH- Reference = _____

    A) Circulating books, 14-day checkout for undergraduates

    ARCH-Periodicals = _____

    B) Includes dictionaries, encyclopedias, handbooks, complete works of architects, do not circulate

    ARCH-Stacks = _____

    C) Includes 40 + current journal subscriptions as well as bound volumes of older issues, do not circulate

    Reference Collection (ARCH-Reference) Visit the Reference Collection. Take some time to browse the shelves and look at the books in this area. Select a book on an architect that interests you (start @ NA730 NA 1608). Record the architects name, title of the book, and LC call number. Architect: ___________________________________ Book Title: __________________________________ LC Call Number: ____________________________

    Compare the call number you wrote down to the LC Call Numbers by Country table. Which country is your architect associated with? Country:________________________________

    Stacks (8th floor)

    Go downstairs to the 8th floor (ARCH-Stacks). Locate a book in the stacks about your architect. Record the title of the book and the LC call number. Hint! Remember that the LC call numbers in the Reference collection can be used to find similar books in the stacks. Book Title: __________________________________ LC Call Number: ____________________________

    Make your way to the shelving area where you will find books that discuss special classes of buildings, NA4100-NA8480. In this area you will find books about churches, domestic architecture (houses, apartments), public buildings, etc. Take some time to walk up and down the aisles, paying particular attention to the titles of the books. Find a book on a particular type of building that interests you. Record the title and LC call number for the book. Book Title: __________________________________ LC Call Number: ____________________________

    Current & Bound Periodicals

    Head back up to the 9th floor and find the current and bound periodicals area (ARCH-Periodicals). Take some time to look at all of the current journals that the Architecture Library subscribes to (loose issues). Write down the names and call numbers for two journals that you like. Journal Title:_________________________________ LC Call Number:_____________________________ Journal Title:_________________________________ LC Call Number:_____________________________

    Digital Images You will need to use a computer to complete this question. Navigate to the Architecture Research guide -guides.library.ttu.edu/arch - select the Images tab. Select Architecture Image Collections Architecture Illustrations. Search for images of Andrea Palladios Villa Rotonda. Select one image and print the image and descriptive information page; attach print-out to this assignment. Navigate to ARTstor, search for images of Palladios Villa Rotonda here. Download the image and image information (two files) and print each; attach print-outs to this assignment. Hint! Remember that you will need to register for a free ARTstor account in order to download and save images.

  • ARCH 1311 (Flueckiger) Libraries homepage: library.ttu.edu Fall 2017 Architecture Research Guide: guides.library.ttu.edu/arch

    2 9.2017 HV | Fall 2017

    Library of Congress Call Number Outline & Architects by Country Table

    HT151-1595 Communities. Classes. Races [Urban Planning] NA1-9428 Architecture

    NA1- 60 General [Periodicals, dictionaries, encyclopedias, handbooks] NA100-130 Architecture and the state NA190-1555.5 History NA200-670 General History. Architecture by Period NA730 NA1608 Architecture by Country. Individual Architects [See LC by Country table]

    NA1995 Architecture as a profession NA2000-2320 Study and teaching. Research NA2335-2360 Competitions NA2500-2599.9 Architectural theory. Philosophy. Criticism. General works NA2695-2793 Architectural drawing and design NA2835-4050 Details and decoration NA4100-8480 Special classes of buildings

    NA4170 Public Buildings [Government buildings prisons, courthouses, fire stations] NA4590-6199 Religious Buildings. Religious Architecture [Churches, mosques, temples, cemeteries] NA6210-7010 Commercial Buildings [Stores, office buildings, skyscrapers, banks, transportation] NA7100-8205 Domestic Architecture [Houses, villas, hotels, restaurants] NA8206-8480 Other/Minor Buildings [Cabins, gates, fences, garages, cabanas, portable buildings]

    NA9000-9428 Aesthetics of cities. City planning and beautifying NC1-1940 Drawing. Design. Illustration [Technique] TH1-9745 Building Construction

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