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Art & Architecture Source

Database for visual and applied arts, design and architecture. Includes the databases Wilson Art Full-Text and Art Index Retrospective as well as 750 journals in full-text, references and abstracts from renowned international journals (USA, UK, France, Italy, Germany, Spain, Holland), 220 e-books and 63'000 images.
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ARTStor Digital Library

Collections of images from museums, private collectors, photographic agencies, photographers of architecture, etc. for use in research and teaching.
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Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals

Architecture, history of architecture, protection of historical monuments, interior architecture, landscape architecture, furniture and interior design, urban planning and development.
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DAAI Design and Applied Arts Index

Bibliographic database from 1973 on new designers and the development of design in the following areas: ceramics, glass, jewelry, wood, metals, textiles and fashion, furniture, interior design, architecture, web design, computer graphics, animation, product and industrial design, landscape architecture.
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Knovel

Fundamentals for engineers (handbooks, reference works) and interactive tools for calculation (equations, tables, graphs, unit converter) in the fields of

  • Engineering (general, mechanical, manufacturing, civil)
  • Construction materials
  • Composites
  • Nondestructive testing & evaluation
  • Sustainable energy
  • Project administration

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Landolt-Börnstein

Landolt-Börnstein is included in SpringerMaterials. For more information, see SpringerMaterials.
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Oxford Companion to Architecture

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Phaidon Atlas - Architecture for Architects

This database can be searched by architect, building type, location or material. It contains photos, descriptions, drawings and maps.
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SpringerMaterials

Landolt-Börnstein database with data and fonctions in physics, chemistry, engineering and material sciences. Contains documents and experimental data for 290'000 substances.
Options for searching by substance, property or keyword .
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ABM ArtBibliographies Modern

Contemporary art and photography from the end of the 19th, the 20th and 21st centuries: articles, monographs, dissertations and exhibition catalogs since 1974.
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ACM Digital Library

Information Technology: - ACM Digital Library: all their publications available in full-text (journals, conference reports, newsletters, special interest groups) - The Guide to Computing Literature: references to other - non-ACM - literature including dissertations and technical reports.
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CAB Abstracts

Agriculture and forestry, chemistry, nutrition, food technology and science, medicinal plants and pharmacology, biotechnology, environmental sciences, tourism, etc.
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Derwent Innovation Index

Patent database with explanations (abstracts) for each patented invention. Similar patents are grouped in patent families and precise classification of patents.
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Dissertations & Theses (A&I)

References for more than 2.4 million dissertations and master's theses worldwide from 1861. Abstracts are available for dissertations from 1980 and for master's theses from 1988. Previews of the first 24 pages are available for some dissertations.
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Espacenet

Patents: Espacenet, the database of the European Patent Office, contains patent information (original documents including illustrations) from 72 countries and regions.
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Factiva

Newspapers and magazines worldwide, including several Swiss publications, as well as company information and press photographs. Alerts are not possible.
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IBA International Bibliography of Art

Applied art, architectural and art history, museum studies and conservation; bibliographic references from 2008. IBA is the successor of BHA (Bibliography of the History of Art).
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Inspec

Published by the Institution of Electrical Engineers (IEE): Physics, Electronics, Information Technology, Control and Mechanical Engineering as well as interdisciplinary fields such as Nanotechnology, Geophysics, Biomedical and Material Sciences. References from IEEE, SPIE, commercial editors and government agencies.
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Journal Citation Reports

Provides information on academic journals, such as the impact factor, as a measure to assess the significance of a publication.
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Nexis deutsche Suchoberfläche

Swiss and international newspapers and magazines (e.g. Tages-Anzeiger, Handelszeitung, Le Temps, Le Monde, New York Times) as well as country and company information.
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Nexis interface française

Swiss and international newspapers and magazines (e.g. Tages-Anzeiger, Handelszeitung, Le Temps, Le Monde, New York Times) as well as country and company information.
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NZZ (via Genios)

Archive of the NZZ and NZZ Folio from 1993 to the present and the NZZ am Sonntag from 2002 to the present.
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OECDiLibrary

The Swiss Fachhochschulen have a subscription to the OECD Statistics, Books & Periodicals, such as OECD Economic Outlook, OECD Economic Surveys, OECD Journal.
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Perinorm

Information on important national and international norms. Please request user name and password in your library.
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RSWBPlus

RSWBPlus contains the German database RSWB and the international database ICONDA. Acess for HSLU, FHNW, HSR.
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Springer Reference DE (German Language)

Collection of continuously updated handbooks in medicine, psychology, the humanities and social sciences, law, engineering, information technology and economics.
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Web of Science

Multidispiplinary database including:

  • Science Citation Index
  • Social Science Citation Index (with economics)
  • Arts & Humanities Citation Index (with architecture)
  • Conference Proceedings Citation Index: - Science - Social Sciences & Humanities

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Wti TEMA FHNW

Access for FHNW to TEMA.
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Wti TEMA FHO

Acces for FHO to TEMA (except HTW Chur, that uses a separate access link).
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Wti TEMA HSLU

Access to TEMA for the HSLU.
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Wti TEMA ZFH

Access to TEMA, ESTEC and CEABA.
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Zentralblatt für Mathematik

Pure and applied mathematics (mechanics, physics, economics, biology, chemistry, information technology, communications, operations research, statistics, etc.)
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Archinform

International architecture database with information on realised and planned projects.
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GetInfo

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Materialatlas

Information and illustrations of construction materials.
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Memory of Swiss construction online

Full-text access to digitized Swiss architecture and engineering journals.
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RIBA

Website of the Royal Institute of British Architects.
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SIA - Swiss Society of Engineers and Architects

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