Research resources

Use the library catalogue to find online and print resources at the University of Waterloo, Wilfrid Laurier University and the University of Guelph.

Subject guides

Waterloo has dozens of research guides to help get you started with your research. Check out these guides we've created for architecture students:

Research databases

Waterloo students have access to hundreds of research and article databases. Off campus? You can get access from anywhere.


Print and electronic versions of Master's of Architecture theses can be discovered in the library catalogue. Most theses are also available to download from Waterloo's Institutional Repository.

Print theses are generally non-circulating, but can be borrowed by graduate students for a two-week period.

Citation management

RefWorks is a web-based citation and bibliography tool available to Waterloo students, faculty, staff and alumni that can:

  • create and organize a personal online database of references
  • format references for bibliographies in your required citation style
  • import references from a variety of databases, including the Library catalogue

For assistance, visit our RefWorks guide.

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