Once you've searched an index to find articles, you may need to use to link to a PDF or html file if the full text is not immediately available. Each database is a bit different, but a good rule of thumb is this: when you see the UC-eLinks icon click on it to view your article access options, which can range from full text to a call number to an Interlibrary Loan request:
For more information, here's a tutorial on using UC-eLinks.
- Architectural history UC Only
- Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians UC Only
- Journal of historical geography UC Only
- Journal of urban history UC Only
- Planning perspectives UC Only
- Perspectives in vernacular architecture UC Only
- Studies in the history of gardens & designed landscapes UC Only
- Traditional dwellings and settlements review, journal of the International Association for the Study of Traditional Environments
- Urban history UC Only
- Vernacular architecture
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