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Key Resources in Visual Arts
Art Full Text/Art Index Retrospective
Featuring full-text articles, indexing and abstracts from an international array of publications, this database is a comprehensive resource covering fine, decorative and commercial art, as well as photography, folk art, film, architecture and much more. This international database indexes hundreds of peer-reviewed journals and art dissertations and offers full text of articles dating back to 1995.
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The Artstor Digital Library provides over 1.6 million digital images in the arts, architecture, humanities, and sciences with an accessible collection of software tools for organizing and presenting research, with contributions from outstanding international museums, photographers, libraries, scholars, photo archives, and artists and artists' estates.
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Bibliography of the History of Art
For art historians, here is a freely available Internet database that offers a wide-ranging art history bibliography for European and American art from late antiquity through the 20th Century.
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Multidisciplinary journal collection, including the social sciences, humanities, and sciences.
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Oxford Art Online
An authoritative and user-friendly online art resource that lets researchers access and cross-search several authoritative art reference works simultaneously: Grove Art Online; The Benezit Dictionary of Artists; The Encyclopedia of Aesthetics; The Oxford Companion to Western Art; and The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms.
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Additional Resources in Visual Arts
Academic Search Ultimate
This is a multidisciplinary collection of articles from scholarly journals, magazines, newspapers and other sources.
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American Periodicals Series Online
Full text database ranging from 1740 to 1940, including special interest and general magazines, literary and professional journals, children's and women's magazines, and other historically significant periodicals.
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Berg Fashion Library
The Berg Fashion Library offers a unique online portal with easy access to the Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion, e-books, selected reference works, and articles.
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Hobbies & Crafts Reference Center
This database offers detailed "how-to" instructions and creative ideas to meet the interests of a variety of hobby enthusiasts, with full text magazines and books.
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Multidisciplinary e-journal collection for humanities and social sciences.
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Database of peer reviewed journal articles. Full text is not included, but Article Linker provides access to full text articles when available.
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Smithsonian Open Access
Smithsonian Open Access provides access to millions of images owned by the Smithsonian Museum.
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Art and Design