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For this assignment, you will need three different logins -

Interlibrary Loan
Library Card Number and Pin

CC Username and Password




Library Card

Bring your student i.d to the Circulation Desk.  They will activate your library card.  The process only takes a few minutes.

To Interlibrary Loan a book for this assignment, you will need an activated library card.


Primo - Search for books, articles, and more!

Embedded Search for CASPER

Search in:

You can also access PRIMO directly from this link or search for a specific e-journal with Journals A - Z.


Keywords and subject headings

In the WYLDCat, try these keywords and subject headings -

  • Architectural design
  • Architectural drawing 
  • Design and construction
  • Facilities

Terms to narrow your search -

  • Accessibility
  • Case studies
  • Cost
  • Lighting
  • Solar energy
  • Strategic planning
  • Sustainable construction

Building Type Basics

In the WYLDCat, you can search by series -

Building Type Basics  Examples -

Hardy, Hugh. Building Type Basics for Performing Arts Facilities. Hoboken, N.J: John Wiley, 2006. Print.
725.83 B868HA, 2006

Kobus, Richard L. Building Type Basics for Healthcare Facilities. Hoboken, N.J: J. Wiley, 2008. Print.
725.51 B868KO, 2008

Perkins, L B, Raymond Bordwell, and Stephen A. Kliment. Building Type Basics for Elementary and Secondary Schools. Hoboken, N.J: John Wiley & Sons, Inc, 2010. Print.
727.1 P419BU, 2010



Green building

Solar Energy

Building Type Basics - Schools

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