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INDS 580: Directed Studies Research

This guide offers tips for leveraging library resources to complete the background research section of the Directed Studies Research project.

Material Connexion

Material ConneXion is a membership-based global consulting firm and online materials library that makes information on creative and sustainable materials and practices available to designers and companies.

Search by keyword in basic search or check off material by type, processing, sustainability or physical properties attributes in advanced search.


Green Product Standards & Certification

Materia Database

Materia  is a "knowledge centre for developments and innovations in materials, and their applications for architecture and design." It's based in Holland and is free to use upon registration.