Finding Architectural Books

Books in TTU Libraries



Search the library catalog for books held by the Libraries. Print materials in the Architecture Library are organized using the Library of Congress Classification System. Architecture is classed under NA. View the compelte LC classification outline for architecture. 


Reference Collection

The reference collection is located on the 9th floor. Included in the collection are dictionaries and encyclopedias, building codes and various standards, LEED books, historical surveys and books on the work of notable architects.


View a bibliography of key reference and reserve titles available in print and electronic formats.


E-book Collections

TTU Libraries provide access to numerous e-book collections. A brief list of collections that are most pertinent to architecture-related topics are listed below.


Architectural Graphic Standards

This searchable database provides more than 8500 reference and construction drawings in CAD format. AGS is available on all of the workstations in the Architecture library. You must download a client to use AGS on your personal computer. Off-campus access requires VPN. You will need to download the client using Internet Explorer and once installed use Firefox to run AGS.



This collection of over 300 titles related to architecture may be searched by title, author, ISBN and keyword in the full-text.



This collection of over 100 books related to architecture can be search by author, title, ISBN and keyword in the full-text.


NetLibrary (Ebook Collections, EBSCO)

Collection of over 28,000 books on a wide variety of subjects. Among the architecture-related titles are the Dictionary of Architecture and Construction and Architecture in the United States.


Safari Books Online

This collection of technical books includes titles on Photoshop, CAD, VISIO, 3ds Max and Maya.



Included in this collection of books and journal articles is an Architecture and Design subject collection of about 100 books.


Electronic Architecure Theses

Ongoing digitization project of CoA Theses can be accessed from the Theses and Dissertations link on the left navigation menu.

Books in Other Libraries

Search WorldCat for books held by libraries around the world.  If you find titles that you would like to see, you may request them through the Document Delivery service.

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