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Art, Architecture and Engineering Library (AAEL) Orientation

Information to help students navigate the library and related resources, specifically focused on AAEL.

Answers to Common Questions: Accessing AAEL resources online

  • When searching in an online database, click on the MGet It button to see if U-M Library owns the full text of the article you want. 


  • U-M Library doesn't own the article you're looking for in either electronic or paper format? No problem! Use InterLibrary Loan to request that we get the article for you.
  • Don't want to deal with copying or scanning an article or getting a book from a library that's not convenient to go to? Check out Document Delivery, our delivery system that is FREE for graduate students and faculty members!
  • Want to keep all your citations organized? You can learn about citation management programs on this research guide: Citation Management Options.

Research Guides

You can use these library guides to get started on research in your subject area. Most of the resources are these guides are available online so you can access them from anywhere in the world!

Top Databases

These are our most popular databases used at AAEL to find articles.