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Architecture & Urban Design

This Library Research Guide is intended as a starting place for UCLA researchers, pointing to resources and strategies for finding information about architecture and urban design topics.

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Connecting from Off-Campus: VPN & Proxy Tutorials

The Library's online subscription resources can always be accessed from computers and wireless networks on campus. However, off-campus access is restricted to current UCLA, students, faculty, and staff who have set up their computer using one of the methods below. Click on the other tabs to see how four Bruins got their computers set up and ready to go for remote access!

If you still need help, you can contact the UCLA IT Support Center at (310) 267-4357 or help@it.ucla.edu. They provide 24/7 phone support.

VPN on Mac with Natalie
"I chose VPN for my mac because I need to be able to access the full text of articles on different browsers." - Natalie, Environmental Science
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VPN on Windows with Michael
"I chose VPN because I like the security it provides and the control it gives me as a user to manually enable or disable it when I'm browsing online." - Michael, Public Affairs
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VPN on Chromebook with Nadia
"I chose VPN because it is really simple to use!" - Nadia, Public Affairs
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Proxy on Mac with Kate
"I chose Proxy because I prefer logging in through a web browser without having to download any software on my computer." - Kate, Ethnic Studies
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Library Catalogs

There are a number of library catalogs available to UCLA researchers.

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Consult the Article Indexes and Databases page to locate articles through databases.

Additional information about locating online journals is available on the Arts Library Browsing Guide.

Google Scholar

Google Scholar provides a simple way to search for scholarly articles, theses, and books, from academic publishers, professional societies, universities and other web sites. Users will need to set-up a proxy server or VPN to gain access to Google Scholar.

Google Scholar Search

New Architecture and Urban Design Books

This is an RSS feed (Beta) of new UCLA Library acquisitions, based on a combination of call numbers and keywords correlated with architecture and urban design subjects.

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