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DHE 507: Graduate Seminar

Where can I get more help?

Contact the OSU Libraries Information Desk

Research Databases

Use to find articles in academic journals.  Your research interest determines the database that will be most useful to you.

Databases: Interiors & Housing

All Subjects

Trade Publications & Business

Interior Design 

  • Digital Library for the Decorative Arts and Material Culture  electronic resources for study and research of the decorative arts, with a particular focus on Early America. Included are electronic texts and journals, image databases, and information on organizations, museums and research facilities. Made possible by the Chipstone Foundation, the site was created and is maintained at the University of Wisconsin-Madison Libraries.


Use 1Search to find books and more articles

1Search combines the OSU Libraries' catalog, Summit catalog, and many of our online databases and e-journals into one search engine. 1Search is the place to look for books in the OSU Libraries or that you can borrow from other academic libraries in the Pacific-Northwest (Summit), full-text online journals, magazines and newspapers, journals the OSU Libraries owns in print, media (videos, DVDs, CDs, recordings, streaming media, etc.), course reserves materials, and materials in our Special Collections and Archives Research Center (SCARC). 

You can access 1Search on the library home page in the center of the screen:

For more details on how to search in 1Search, see the guide at


Graduate and Faculty Workshop Series

OSU Libraries Workshops are free, but registration is highly encouraged!

Some of the workshops we offer include:

  • Literature Reviews
  • EndNote, Zotero and Mendeley citation management systems
  • Qualtrics survey software
  • Data Management


A standard is a document that establishes a rule or measure (either minimum or optimum) for quality or level of performance. A standard can be produced and/or adopted by national standards organizations, professional associations or societies, international standards organizations, or private companies.

For information about obtaining standards, please see this Guide: Standards


Dissertations and Theses

ScholarsArchive@OSU  Electronic copies of OSU theses and dissertations.

Also see the Guide on Theses and Dissertations