Architecture: Find Books

Where are Architecture Books in the Library?

Browsing the library shelves by call number ranges is another strategy for locating information on a topic; call numbers can help you get to the "right neighborhood" in the library stacks.

NA 1 - 9428 Architecture
NA 190 - 1614 History. Historical Monuments
NA 2695 - 2793 Architectural design and drawing
NA 2835 - 4050 Architectural details, motives, decoration, etc.
NA 4100 - 8480 Special classes of buildings
NA 9000 - 9428 Aesthetics of cities. City planning and beautification
HT 101 - 395 Urban Sociology. The City
HT 390 - 395 Regional Planning
SB 469 - 476.4 Landscape
TH 1 - 9745 Building Construction

Finding Books Using Subject Headings

Requesting Books from Summit

When you find an item in the catalog that has a Find & Request link, then the book or video is checked out or not in our collection.

  • You can request the book by clicking on Find & Request, then select Request from Summit (a partnership of academic libraries in Oregon, Washington, and Idaho).
  • It takes approximately five days to receive an item through Summit.
  • When your item is available for check out at the 1st floor Circulation Desk, you will be notified by PSU email.

Request Books through ILL

If a book you need is not available either through PSU or Summit, you can request it  through Interlibrary Loan & Article Delivery (ILL). It can take up to 12 days to receive a book through Interlibrary Loan.

The PSU Library does not order textbooks or eBooks through Interlibrary Loan.