A journal is a periodical publication that contains scholarly information in a subject area. Scholarly or academic journals are collections of journal articles written by professors, researchers, or experts in a given field.
Journals are one type of serial, which is any publication published in parts (usually in regular intervals). Other types of serials are magazines and trade publications. Articles that undergo a review process by other experts before publication are known as peer-reviewed.
Some important architecture journals are:
Novanet is a good place to start if you know the title of the journal you are looking for. If you are simply looking for a journal article on a particular topic, try searching in a research database like Avery.
Note: All of Dalhousie's journal holdings are listed in Novanet and can be found by using the Advanced Search option and limiting Resource Type to Journals.
The Dalhousie Libraries provide access to over 140 electronic architecture journals. These journals are available through databases like Avery and JStor.
Click here to search Novanet for electronic planning journals. Click here to search Novanet for electronic architecture journals. Or go to the databases tab on this Subject Guide to see a list of databases to search for journal articles.
Many of the most important architecture journals are only available in print. This means that you will have to come to the Sexton Library to read or photocopy articles you are interested in, or complete a Novanet Express photocopy request.
You can still use many of the journal databases to find citations for journal articles that are only available in print. For example, to find full-text articles from the journal Abitare (not peer-reviewed), try the following steps: