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Benefits for Subscribing Institutions

Access by IP address, proxy server, Shibboleth, WAYFless URL and other standard authentication methods. Features include:

  • Unlimited simultaneous users
  • Convenient online account management service
  • New and updated content added multiple times a year
  • Chapter- and book-level DOIs
  • COUNTER usage statistics
  • SUSHI service available for automatic harvesting of COUNTER usage statistics
  • MARC records for all book titles
  • Institutional logo displayed on interface
  • Conforms to accessibility standards for most Level A (Priority 1) and AA (Priority 2) success criteria of the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG 2.0) developed by the Worldwide Web Consortium (W3C)
  • Free promotional materials
Find out more about How to Purchase, including pricing and access options, and how to register for a free 30-day institutional trial. 

Benefits for Students and Teachers

  • Powerful search functionality to facilitate exploration of the library, allowing users to browse books at the title level
  • Ability to search for keywords within individual titles and chapters
  • Fairchild Books STUDIO
  • Many books accompanied by STUDIO features: dedicated study and learning tools, such as multiple-choice quizzes and flashcards
  • Dedicated password-restricted instructor resources provide additional book-specific content that is closely integrated with reading assignments and classroom teaching, developed over years of consultation with interior design instructor
  • A taxonomy tailored to specific areas of interest, allowing users to discover content focused on key areas of interior design study, including portfolio development, foundations of interior design, and drawing, modeling and CAD skills
  • Enhanced one and two-page PDF viewing allows invaluable close engagement with visual materials such as illustrations showcasing work or explaining techniques and concepts
  • Related Content links for every title, making it easy to discover other relevant materials with ease
  • Intuitive, user-friendly interface for desktop, tablet and mobile, allowing seamless access on the go
  • Easy to cite, share and print content at the chapter level—ideal for research and group work
  • Personal Account feature enables users to save books, chapters or other items to view later; organize saved items into folders; email and export citations; save searches and set up search alerts
  • Revised editions and/or new titles will be made available each year to ensure students are exposed to the best and latest technical know-how and trends in professional practice