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Historic Building Conservation - Research independently

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Search Discovery for resources relating to the Faculty of Creative and Cultural Industries.


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Useful for getting a basic understanding of your topic.


Search more than 600 reference books at once.  Results include definitions, longer explanations and images.  The Concept Map feature is useful for essay planning.


A virtual reference resource relating to all aspects of the visual arts.  It includes links to images and other useful features such as history of art timelines.


The most trusted source about words in English, containing definitions, plus very detailed word histories.

You can find ebooks on Discovery, but you can search the full text of the books by using the individual services. More services can be found on the Ebooks webpage.


Contains full text books in many subject areas.


The full text of thousands of books published in Britain from 1475 to 1900. 


Provides e-books on various subjects.

architectural materials & structural elements
architecture from 1400
construction of buildings
landscape architecture
public structures
residential & related buildings

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You may also find relevant resources listed under: Architecture.

Your Subject Team

Greta Friggens

(Faculty Librarian)


Phone:(023) 9284 3456

Lizzie Wildgoose

(Assistant Faculty Librarian)


Phone:(023) 9284 3452