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AH201: Understanding Architecture

Professor Abramson November 17, 2021

BU Library Search - BULS

You can find articles by searching BULS - Boston University Libraries Search. 

l.  Type your keywords, e.g., eiffel tower, in the search box.

2. On the results screen, use the filters on the right to refine your search, e.g., Peer-Reviewed Articles.

3. At the same time, you can limit the results to JStor articles by scrolling down to the filter, Record Source.  
Click on JStor Archival Journals and/or JStor Current Journals.

4. Not all journal articles will be available online or a database might not connect an article to BULS. 
Search BULS by journal name.  You will need to know the year your article was published. If the journal is not found, then request the article from ILL (Interlibrary Loan).

Article Databases

Art & Architecture Databases

Browse a list of Avery Index current journals: JournalList_20201020_current.xlsx (
Browse a list of Avery Index retrospective journals:  JournalList_20201020_retro.xlsx ( 
(Note: Full text for certain publications is subject to market availability.)


Humanities Databases


Search Across Subjects

What are "peer-reviewed" or "refereed" articles?

Note: This resource as a bibliography, will provide you with citations to materials that you can then search within the BU Library Search. If BU Libraries does not carry the title, you can use the Interlibrary Loan service to request it.