eResources

New electronic resource on trial—Bloomsbury Architecture Library

Posted on 26 November 2018 by Rob S

Incorporating the new edition of Sir Banister Fletcher’s Global History of Architecture, the Bloomsbury Architecture Library offers access to full-searchable text and images, covering 6,000 years of architecture by cultural contexts, resources and technologies for easy comparative analysis.  This resource includes descriptions, photographs and drawings of thousands of major buildings, plus 42 scholarly eBooks on architecture,
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Country Life Archive – *new database*

Posted on 14 August 2017 by Rob S

  Cardiff University students and staff now have access to the Country Life Archive. This database provides full-text access scanned articles from 1897 to 2005 published in this journal recording UK country estate living. Articles cover such subjects as great country houses, fine art and architecture, landscaping, antiques, wildlife, and society news. Access this database via the Architecture
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Art and Architecture Archive – *new database*

Posted on 10 August 2016 by Rob S

Cardiff University students and staff now have access to the Art and Architecture Archive. This database provides full-text access to scanned articles from late-nineteenth to twenty-first century magazines covering fine art, decorative arts, architecture, interior design, industrial design, and photography. Titles included are Aperture (1952-2005), Architects’ Journal (1919-2005), Architectural Review (1896-2005), British Journal of Photography
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Daily Mail Historical Archive – *new database*

Posted on 10 August 2016 by Rob S

Cardiff University students and staff now have access to the Daily Mail Historical Archive. This contains the searchable digital archive of the Daily Mail from 1896 to 2004. As well as providing access to the regular edition, the archive also contains the Atlantic Editions, printed on board the transatlantic cruise liners between 1923 and 1931.
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Architectural Digest Archive – *new trial*

Posted on 13 April 2016 by Rob S

We currently have a trial to Architectural Digest Archive, expiring 11th May 2016. Architectural Digest Archive includes the full text of this publication on architecture, art, interior design and home design products from 1926 to 2011 inclusive. The Archive includes AD100, the Architectural Digest annual list of 100 leading architects from around the world. Contact
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Digimap – service disruption, 26-28 Jan

Posted on 22 January 2015 by Rob S

EDINA Digimap are introducing a new registration system in January (26th to the 28th) which will involve a period of service disruption, meaning: New users will not be able to register for Digimap from 4pm on 26th January All Digimap services will be unavailable all day on 27th January Normal service will resume by 9am
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Rare architectural material goes digital

Posted on 17 November 2014 by Rob S

As reported in the Special Collections and Archives (SCOLAR) blog, digitised versions of some of Cardiff University’s rare books have been made available through the DigitalSearch web resource. And architecture is well represented, with classic and modern texts, all richly illustrated, available on the Welsh vernacular form, 20th century Welsh architecture and Cardiff’s Civic Centre, drawn from
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DETAIL Inspiration

Posted on 7 March 2014 by Rob S

A new architectural image database from the publishers of the journal Detail is on trial access until 20th March. The database offers visual inspiration for building designs, drawing from more than 2,000 projects from the last 30 years.  It provides photographs, some sketches and technical product information, with a clear and structured search. To access
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