The Australian Architecture Database (ARCH), produced by Stanton Library, North Sydney Council, is a bibliographic database that indexes and abstracts articles from material held by the Stanton Library, North Sydney Council. It covers the period from1980 to present.
Austroads Publications Online enables you to access more than 600 technical and research reports. You'll also find the Austroads Test Methods, Pavement Work Tips, Specifications and Technical Notes here.
This database is a comprehensive listing of journal articles on architecture since 1934, covering the history and practice of architecture, landscape architecture, city planning, historic preservation and interior design and decoration. It indexes over seven hundred American and international journals including not only scholarly and popular periodical literature, but also publications of professional associations, American state and regional periodicals, and the major serials on architecture and design of Europe, Asia, Latin America, and Australia. The index is published by the Avery Architectural and Fine Arts Library at Columbia University.
Cityscope is a commercial property database that provides detailed information on all properties and strata units within defined CBD regions. The Library has access to data on the following areas: Melbourne CBD, Southbank, Docklands, St. Kilda Road, Eastern Melbourne, Burke Road, Chapel Street and Richmond.
The Earthquake Engineering Research Institute (EERI) Photo Gallery includes photographs from many recent and important earthquakes which provide an overall sense of the earthquake effects. Each gallery features images and photos searchable by keyword. Aims to reduce earthquake risk by (1) advancing the science and practice of earthquake engineering, (2) improving understanding of the impact of earthquakes on the physical, social, economic, political, and cultural environment, and (3) advocating comprehensive and realistic measures for reducing the harmful effects of earthquakes.
The Environment Design Guide (EDG) published by the Australian Institute of Architects, is a source of environmental design advice for architects and building professionals. EDG was launched in 1995, with its mission to promote sustainable practice in the built environment. EDG comprises peer-reviewed, regularly updated design notes on built-environment sustainability. It is updated with new and revised notes year-round. EDG News is an e-newsletter with news and opinion, briefs and reviews, abstracts from papers, and listings of upcoming events and seminars. It is published every 2 months and is free.
This streaming video collection covers all realms of environmental studies, particularly ethics, policy, economics, law, sociology, planning, and environmental science. Films were produced from 1970 to the present, and address specific topics including alternative energy, pollution control, eco-design, sustainability, farming and agriculture, the food industry, LEED certification, waste issues, and climate change. It has an international focus and highlights issues from dozens of countries across all seven continents.
GreenFILE offers information covering all aspects of human impact to the environment and is a collection of scholarly, government and general-interest titles that include content on global warming, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, and more. The database provides indexing and abstracts for more than 384,000 records, as well as Open Access full text for more than 4,700 records.
nearmap provides access to high resolution, regularly updated, aerial PhotoMaps of Australian cities and towns. The database has tools which enable you to measure distance and area with precision, and offers demographic layers and other information overlays. You can also monitor change and map the progress of a construction project, observe site and environmental changes, measure the effect of weathering, track seasonal growth or shadowing.
TRANSPORT is a bibliographic database of transportation research information. It combines the following databases: Transportation Research Information Services (TRIS) from the Transportation Research Board of the United States; International Transport Research Documentation (ITRD) from the OECD; and TRANSDOC from the European Conference of Ministers of Transport. Coverage is from 1968 to the present, and is updated quarterly.