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Preservation Studies Library Guide

A library guide to support research in architectural history, preservation, documentation, and conservation.

Finding Images in Books

When viewing a catalog record of a book, watch out for the following clues:

  • ill. (illustrations)
  • Col. ill. (color illustrations)
  • pictorial works (as a subject heading)

When looking for books with architectural plans, consider adding these terms to your search: 

  • "designs and plans"
  • "architectural design"

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