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How to search for and find architectural literature and images



This guide is to help students of landscape architecture find the information they need for their studies.

In this guide you will:

  • Find key resources for landscape architecture, including building plans
  • Plan a search to find information for a sample assignment question
  • Find referencing resources

You can use the menu on the right of screen to navigate to the various pages of this guide.

Key resources for Landscape Architecture




Manuals and Standards

Resource types


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Useful for providing an overview of a topic or issue. Contains background information and context and is very useful as a starting point for research - especially if you are new to a topic!

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Journal Articles

Contains the latest research on very specific topics and often contains in-depth analysis. Journal articles are published more quickly than books so can be used to find more up to date information.


Images encompass a wide range of different types, including artwork, photographs, building plans & graphs. Different styles of images include stock images, artefacts, exhibits, infographics and more.