E-Resources - Art

The databases below include art-related content.

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Art & Architecture Archive (ProQuest) Full TextArt
An archival collection of many of the foremost art and architecture magazines of the 20th-century that supports scholarship across the spectrum of disciplines in the arts, from fine and applied arts through to interior design, industrial design, and landscape gardening. Title List includes: Apollo, Architectural Review, Architects' Journal, ArtAsia Pacific, Art Monthly, British Journal of Photography, C Magazine, Canadian Architect, Ceramics Technical, Country Life, Eye, Graphis, Ornament, Print, Sculpture, Southwest Art.

Art Bibliographies Modern (ABM)Art
Full abstracts of journal articles, books, essays, exhibition catalogs, PhD dissertations, and exhibition reviews on all forms of modern and contemporary art, with more than 13,000 new entries being added each year. ABM specializes in modern and contemporary arts dating from the late 19th century onwards, including photography since its invention. It includes abstracts of English and foreign-language material on famous and lesser-known artists, movements, and trends. Covers all art forms, from painting, sculpture and photography to video, body art and graffiti. Coverage: 1974-present. ProQuest.

Art Index Retrospective (EBSCO Platform)ArtPDF Guide
Allows users to search 55 years of art journalism spanning 1929-1984. Users can research leading English-language sources, plus others published in French, Italian, German, Spanish, and Dutch. Besides periodicals, users have access to data from important yearbooks and select museum bulletins. High quality indexing of nearly 600 publications provides unprecedented coverage of art. Many of the journals are peer-reviewed.

Art NewspaperFull TextArtE-Journals
The Art Newspaper publishes around 100 pages of news, interviews, reviews and debate about the art world, every month. It covers everything from antiquity to the contemporary.

Art Source (EBSCO Platform) Full TextArt
Full text plus abstracts and indexing of an array of peer-selected publications, indexing going back as far as 1929 for some publications. An Image Collection of over 63,000 images provided by Picture Desk and other sources. Strong international coverage, including periodicals published in French, Italian, German, Spanish and Dutch. Podcasts from leading museums on artists and individual works of art. Full text included of articles from over 630 journals and more than 220 books.

Arts & Humanities Full Text Full TextArt
This database features hundreds of titles covering Art, Architecture, Design, History, Philosophy, Music, Literature, Theatre and Cultural Studies. It is designed to complement the following indexes: ABM, Avery, BHA, BHI, DAAI, Index Islamicus, MLA, Philosopher's Index and RILM. From its launch in April 2008, the database will grow to include significant new titles in the visual and applied arts. When complete, it will contain at least 500 titles, all of them indexed in one or more of the Arts and Humanities databases. Titles include both scholarly peer-reviewed journals and selected trade and consumer titles relevant to applied arts and cultural studies. Full text included. ProQuest.

Arts: Search Full TextArt
Includes Design Abstracts Retrospective (DAR), Design ProFILES (DP), and ReVIEW. DAR  is a new ongoing abstracting and indexing service that aims to cover many of the most important design and applied arts journals and annuals published during the twentieth century. Titles in the initial releases have been selected because of their outstanding international coverage and breadth of scope. DAR covers articles on all design, from architecture to embroidery. When complete it will cover over 70 titles. DP covers the same subject fields as DAR and is by far and away the largest and most comprehensive dictionary of design and designers ever compiled. It includes profiles of every single designer, architect, craftsperson, studio, workshop, etc. whose work is discussed or illustrated in the journals and yearbooks covered by DAR. ReVIEW is an indispensable new service that aims to digitize many of the most important decorative and fine arts journals published in Europe and the USA during the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, making them available for the first time in a searchable form online. It will be a significant contribution to art history scholarship and could open up new areas of research. Full-text.

EBSCO - Combined SearchFull TextArtBusiness
Searches all EBSCO databases SIA subscribes to at once. Includes: Academic Search Complete, Art Source, Business Source Premier and Index to 19th-Century American Art Periodicals.

International Bibliography of Art (IBA)Art
The definitive resource for scholarly literature on Western art, IBA is the successor to the Bibliography of the History of Art (BHA), and retains the editorial policies which made BHA one of the most trusted and frequently consulted sources in the field. The database includes records created by the Getty Research Institute in 2008-09, with new records created by ProQuest using the same thesaurus and authority files. Coverage: 1973-present. ProQuest.

JSTOR – Arts & Sciences III & VIII Collections Full TextArt
Full-text focused on the arts and humanities, the Arts & Sciences III collection contains 150 titles. The collection makes available additional journals in language and literature, as well as important titles in the fields of music, film studies, folklore, performing arts, religion, and the history and study of art and architecture.
The Arts & Sciences VIII collection contains 140 full-texttitles in the humanities disciplines including history, language & literature, art & art history, and education. This collection also includes a group of rare 19th and early 20th century American Art periodicals digitized as part of a special project undertaken with the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Frick Collection, and the Brooklyn Museum of Art.

Oxford Art Online Full TextArt
A gateway that offers users the ability to access and search the vast content of Grove Art Online and Oxford art reference in one location. Includes access to the following resources:

Grove Art Online Full TextArt
Scholarly art encyclopedia covering all aspects of Western and non-Western visual art. It includes the full text of The Dictionary of Art, edited by Jane Turner (1996, 34 volumes) – the landmark reference work containing more than 45,000 articles (more than 21,000 biographies and 500,000 bibliographical citations) contributed by 6,700 scholars from 120 countries.

The Oxford Companion to Western Art Full TextArt
Contains more than 2,600 entries, and provides discriminating and reliable coverage of over 1,700 artists and their work.

The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms Full TextArt
Provides 1,800 entries on art terms, critical periods, and styles in the visual arts. The quick reference format includes materials, techniques, and foreign terms essential for navigating the current visual climate.

The Encyclopedia of Aesthetics Full TextArt
The most substantial English-language reference work devoted solely to the exploration of this subject. Featuring more than 600 articles by more than 500 globally recognized art historians, philosophers, and theorists, this encyclopedia provides coverage of historical accounts and critical discussions on the subject.