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ARCH 1010: Design Futures: New York City

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Here you will find resources to support your research on the life cycle of objects, including:
background info on your topic (see below)

articles in scholarly, peer-reviewed journals
 and links to governmental assessment data
information about saving and citing your references



  • To schedule a consultation with Science Librarian, Lois Coleman, you can find her in room 312 Milstein from 10:30 - 6:30 on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays. Feel free to drop by, or email her at to schedule a consultation.
  • To schedule an appointment with the Art and Architecture Librarian, Meredith Wisner, you can book directly into her calendar by following the link Meredith is available Monday - Thursday from 9:30 to 4:30 in room 306 Milstein.


    Chemistry, structures and 3D molecules.
  • American Chemical Society
    The American Chemical Society (ACS) is a scientific society based in the United States that supports scientific inquiry in the field of chemistry.
  • Interactive Periodic table
    The Royal Society of Chemistry's interactive periodic table features history, alchemy, podcasts, videos, and data trends across the periodic table.
  • NIST Chemistry WebBook
    Provides the most comprehensive spectral data collections on the web.
  • Organic Chemistry Portal
    Offers an overview of recent topics, interesting reactions, and information on important chemicals for organic chemists.
  • Organic Synthesis
    Provides detailed, reliable, and carefully checked procedures for the synthesis of organic compounds.
  • Spectral Database for Organic Compounds
    SDBS is an integrated spectral database system for organic compounds.