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Design Research

Recommended Reading

Environmental Psychology: An Introduction
The People, Place, and Space Reader
Environmental Psychology for Design
Human Factors in the Built Environment
Inquiry by Design
Health and Well Being for Interior Architecture

Key Resources


Books and articles are great sources for information for popular topics such as environmental psychology or ergonomics. Search Summon to find full-text articles, books, and ebooks.

Tip: search words as a phrase by placing them in quotes (for example, "human factors"). 

 

Google Scholar logoClick the hamburger menu in the upper left and select Settings. Select Library Links and search for Drexel. Select all the Drexel options and hit Save.

Now when you use Google Scholar, a link to full-text items at Drexel University Libraries will appear (GetIt@Drexel). Click this link and it will direct you to the full-text (or search for the article or book title in Summon).

Using DragonSearch

DragonSearch

Use DragonSearch on the Libraries homepage to find books, journal articles, and newspaper articles.

 

DragonSearch filtersTo find print books in DragonSearch:

Use the filter options for Library and Location at the bottom of the left-hand column. Select WW Hagerty Library under Library, and Oversize Books and Stacks under Location.