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Architecture: Reference Highlights


This guide introduces selected resources on Architecture available in the CUHK Library and on the Internet. For assistance, please send your questions via Live Chat or contact the relevant faculty liaison librarian.


Managing Citations

Citing Reference

APA (American Psychological Association) style

APA style refers to the rules and conventions established by the American Psychological Association for documenting sources used in a research paper

The Chicago Manual of Style Online

The Chicago Manual of Style Online is completely searchable and easy to use, providing quick answers to your style and editing questions. The Q&A content is fully searchable along with the content of The Chicago Manual of Style. The Chicago Manual of Style Online also provides convenient Tools, such as sample forms, letters, and style sheets.


MLA (Modern Language Association) style

MLA style is most commonly used to write papers and cite sources within the liberal arts and humanities.

Dictionaries and Encyclopedias

Use dictionaries to find the meaning of terms, and obtain background information of your subject from encyclopedias.


A Visual Dictionary of Architecture

   ARL Reference
   NA31 .C44 2012







Architect's Illustrated Pocket Dictionary

Book cover   ARL Reference
   NA31 .D38 2011







Architecture and Ornament: an Illustrated Dictionary 

Book cover   ARL Reference
   NA2840 .M36 1998








Construction Glossary: an Encyclopedic Reference and Manual 

Book cover   ARL Reference
   TH9.S78 1993







Dictionary of Architectural and Building Technology

   ARL Reference
   NA31 .C63 2004







Dictionary of Architectural & Construction 

Book cover   ARL Reference
   NA31 .H32 2006


Book cover   ARL Reference