Art & Architecture Source
Database for visual and applied arts, design and architecture. Includes the databases Wilson Art Full-Text and Art Index Retrospective as well as 750 journals in full-text, references and abstracts from renowned international journals (USA, UK, France, Italy, Germany, Spain, Holland), 220 e-books and 63'000 images.
ARTStor Digital Library
Collections of images from museums, private collectors, photographic agencies, photographers of architecture, etc. for use in research and teaching.
Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals
Architecture, history of architecture, protection of historical monuments, interior architecture, landscape architecture, furniture and interior design, urban planning and development.
DAAI Design and Applied Arts Index
Bibliographic database from 1973 on new designers and the development of design in the following areas: ceramics, glass, jewelry, wood, metals, textiles and fashion, furniture, interior design, architecture, web design, computer graphics, animation, product and industrial design, landscape architecture.
Fundamentals for engineers (handbooks, reference works) and interactive tools for calculations (equations, tables, graphs, unit converter). The following modules are licensed:
- Civil Engineering & Construction Materials
- General Engineering & Project Administration
- Manufacturing Engineering
- Mechanics & Mechanical Engineering
- Nondestructive Testing & Evaluation
- Sustainable Energy & Development
Landolt-Börnstein is included in SpringerMaterials. For more information, see SpringerMaterials.
Oxford Companion to Architecture
Phaidon Atlas - Architecture for Architects
This database can be searched by architect, building type, location or material. It contains photos, descriptions, drawings and maps.
Landolt-Börnstein database with data and fonctions in physics, chemistry, engineering and material sciences. Contains documents and experimental data for 290'000 substances.
Options for searching by substance, structure, property or keyword .
ACM Digital Library
Information Technology: - ACM Digital Library: all their publications available in full-text (journals, conference reports, newsletters, special interest groups, except for the e-books) - The Guide to Computing Literature: references to other - non-ACM - literature including dissertations and technical reports.
Agriculture and forestry, chemistry, nutrition, food technology and science, medicinal plants and pharmacology, biotechnology, environmental sciences, tourism, etc. 14 simultaneous users.
Dissertations & Theses (A&I)
References for more than 2.4 million dissertations and master's theses worldwide from 1861. Abstracts are available for dissertations from 1980 and for master's theses from 1988. Previews of the first 24 pages are available for some dissertations.
Replaces Perinorm as bibliographical reference database for standards. Also contains the full-text of the valid Swiss standards, approximately 37'000 standards:
- INB Interdisciplinary Norms (SNV)
as well as all ISO norms.
These standards can be downloaded from the database and printed out.
Access: for students and staff of the FHO, ZHAW, BFH, FHNW, HSLU and HES-SO.
Login: Please request the login in your library.
Patents: Espacenet, the database of the European Patent Office, contains patent information (original documents including illustrations) from 72 countries and regions.
Essential Science Indicators (ESI)
The Essential Science Indicators database reveals emerging science trends as well as influential individuals, institutions, papers, journals, and countries in your field of research. Data is based on a 10 year rolling file and covers 22 fields of research.
Newspapers and magazines worldwide, including several Swiss publications, as well as company information and press photographs. Alerts are not possible.
GreenFILE contains information on the impact of humans on the environment. The following topics are covered: global climate change, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, etc.
IBA International Bibliography of Art
Applied art, architectural and art history, museum studies and conservation; bibliographic references from 2008. IBA is the successor of BHA (Bibliography of the History of Art).
Journal Citation Reports (JCR)
Provides information on academic journals, such as the impact factor, as a measure to assess the significance of a publication.
Swiss and international newspapers and magazines (e.g. Tages-Anzeiger, Handelszeitung, Le Temps) as well as country and company information.
NZZ (via Genios)
Archive of the NZZ and NZZ Folio from 1993 to the present and the NZZ am Sonntag from 2002 to the present.
The Swiss universities of applied sciences and arts have a subscription to the OECD Statistics, Books & Periodicals, such as OECD Economic Outlook, OECD Economic Surveys, OECD Journal.
RSWBPlus contains the German database RSWB and the international database ICONDA. Acess for HSLU, FHNW, HSR.
Springer Reference DE (German Language)
The subscription to this collection has been canceled, but access continues to a selection of handbooks in psychology, the humanities and social sciences, engineering and business.
Web of Science
Multidispiplinary database including:
- Science Citation Index
- Social Science Citation Index (with economics)
- Arts & Humanities Citation Index (with architecture)
- Conference Proceedings Citation Index: - Science - Social Sciences & Humanities
Wti TEMA FHO
Access for FHO to TEMA (except HTW Chur, that uses a separate access link).
zbMATH - Zentralblatt für Mathematik
Pure and applied mathematics (mechanics, physics, economics, biology, chemistry, information technology, communications, operations research, statistics, etc.) Now also contains swMATH, an information service for mathematical software.
International architecture database with information on realised and planned projects.
Historic and current information on materials as well as images. Includes collections of the Gewerbemuseum Winterthur, HSLU T&A and Design, the Sitterwerk, ZHdK, ETHZ, ZHAW and HKB Bern.
Memory of Swiss construction online
Full-text access to digitized Swiss architecture and engineering journals.
OSF (Open Science Framework) Preprints
Search simultaneously multiple subject repositories with preprints.
Website of the Royal Institute of British Architects.
SIA - Swiss Society of Engineers and Architects