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Architectural & Engineering Computer Aided Design: Find Articles

A guide to computer-aided design, manufacturing materials, and manufacturing processes.

What Are Periodicals?

magazines, journals and newspapers

What are periodicals?

Periodicals are any type of publication that is published in a series, or periodically (hence the name). Daily newspapers, monthly magazines and  journals, and annual newsletters are all periodicals, and the articles inside them are periodical articles.

Periodical articles are often the best sources for research, especially if your topic requires:

  • recent information
  • information on a specific topic
  • information on local issues

Finding Articles


These databases have many useful articles for Architectural & Engineering Computer Aided Design.

(See a complete list of ACC Libraries' databases here.)


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