Use the Library Catalog to find books in the Library and ebook materials.
In addition to browsing the Interior Decoration and Architecture subject headings, you may want to search by keywords to find materials on very specific areas of interest.
These materials will help you get started.
You might want to use images in your presentation or to find visual examples of cultural/ stylistic elements. Be sure to cite any images that you use in your paper or presentation.
Flickr Creative Commons search
The Library has compiled a selection of web search tools, here. Use the Library's Evaluating Websites page for criteria to use when selecting your websites. Its important to find websites that are authored by professional people who have some expertise in your area of interest.
Journals are an important part of scholarly research. The Library provides you with access to thousands of journals in our databases. Art & Architecture Complete is a great source for interior design history but you can also browse the other databases to look for article sources.
Other Database Choices
See the Interior Design Research Databases page for other useful resources.