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Architecture: Books

eBook Collections

SAGE Research Methods Core
Wiley Online Library
EBSCOhost eBook Collection
Ebook Central


Listed above are some of the ebook collections, for the full list go to A-Z Databases.

The library has a huge range of individual ebook titles which you can search for on:

Useful ebook guides and how to use videos:

Subjects and Shelfmarks in the Library

Architectural drawing 720.284

Architecture 720

Photography 778.94

Birmingham 720.942496

Modern 724

Building Regulations 343.7869042

Construction law 343.7869042

Construction of buildings 690

Horticulture 635

Housing 363.5

Interior design 747

Landscape architecture 712

Lighting 729.28 & 749.63

New titles added to the library

Reading Lists Online

Reading Lists Online provides access to the reading lists for your modules, as provided by your lecturers. Find your lists by searching for module names, module codes or by your lecturer's name.

Individual items on the lists will take you directly to Library Search to check availability (or place a reservation) or where possible link through to the full text for many e-books and e-journals.

If you can't find your reading list have a word with your Tutor(s) or if you have problems with the site contact us at

We are currently developing a video guide to help you use Reading Lists Online. There is a brief step by step guide below.


Reading Lists Online v2 - Quick Guide for students 





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Ebook or book not in stock? Tell us about an ebook or book that is useful for your studies and we will consider your suggestion. 

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Your Collection Management Librarian

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Victoria Wreghitt
Library and Learning Resources
Curzon Library
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0121 300 4313

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