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Thesis Research in Architecture: Get started

Please note, this guide is in progress.

Library of Congress Call Numbers

Here's how the Musagetes Library collection is arranged identifying Library of Congress Call Numbers of interest to Architecture. You can search by Call number in OMNI's (UW's online catalogue) Advanced search option.

Graduate Student Writing Support

University of Waterloo's Writing and Communication Centre offers numerous services and online resources for graduate students including virtual appointments, workshops, a dissertation bootcamp, et cetera.

About this research guide

Thesis Research in Architecture is a strategic guide for architecture graduate students beginning their thesis work. The guide will be especially helpful to students starting a literature review.

To get started, check out Library Services for Graduate Students for a description of the many practical library support services available. As your research takes you into unfamiliar disciplines remember to identify the subject librarian(s) best placed to help you.

Black and white photograph of using the card catalog at the Beinecke Library at Yale University

Image credit: ​[Photograph of unidentified man perusing the card catalog at the Beinecke], 1963, General Collection, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University, New Haven, CT. 

Available from: WikiMedia Commons, Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 2.0 Generic Licence (CC BY-SA 2.0).

Architecture Librarian

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Stephanie Mutch
Musagetes Architecture Library
519-888-4567 ext. 40344
Subjects: Architecture, Fine Arts

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Musagetes Library purchases depend on the relevance to teaching and research, funds available, costs, etc. In the meantime, you might try to obtain the required item through Interlibrary Loan.