Full-text journal and magazine articles and citations covering the sciences, technology, medicine, social sciences, the arts, theology, literature, and other subjects. Coverage: 1901-present; most full-text coverage after 1980.
Art and Architecture
Art and Architecture
Periodicals covered include English-language periodicals, yearbooks, and museum bulletins. Additional periodicals are published in French, Italian, German, Japanese, Spanish, Dutch, and Swedish. This database also indexes reproductions of works of art that appear in indexed periodicals.
Coverage: indexing of periodicals from 1984-present and abstracting from 1994-present.
Formerly known as Arts:Search, this resource includes:
- Design Abstracts Retrospective (DAR), which covers many of the most important design and applied arts journals and annuals published during the twentieth century;
- Arts+Architecture ProFiles (AAP), which includes profiles of designers, architects, craftspeople, studios, workshops, etc. covered by DAR, and
- ReView, a new service aiming to digitize significant 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.
- Research Sources: Posters, which contains extensive information on Poster Design.
Full-text news and scholarly journal articles, audiovisual materials, reports, and primary source material covering all academic disciplines. Includes translation and citation tools and a TopicFinder to expand your research. Coverage: 1980-present.
Encyclopedias and other specialized reference sources covering the arts, humanities, sciences, and social sciences, including medicine, business, law, and more.
Full-text journal and magazine articles, newspapers, and audiovisual material covering a diverse set of general interest and academic topics.
Contains the full searchable text and images of Grove Art Online, The Oxford Companion to Western Art, Encyclopedia of Aesthetics, and The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms.
Resources in the broader Oxford Art Online may not be available.
Full-text articles from hundreds of scholarly journals from the mid-19th century to the early 21st century covering a wide range of subjects, including complete runs of many historical journals. The most recent 3-5 years of current journals are not available in full-text.
Searchable full-page and article reproductions back to the first issue on Sept 18, 1851.
Full-text journal articles in the sciences, social sciences, and humanities, including ethnic studies, women’s studies, history, and more. Coverage: 1972-present.
Full reproductions of Smithsonian Magazine (1970-present) and Air & Space Magazine (1986-present) with searchable text and illustrations.
Describes over 220,000 collections of primary source material in thousands of repositories across the United States, the United Kingdom, and Ireland.
Detailed descriptions of archival collections, including historical documents, personal papers, family histories, and other materials at thousands of libraries, museums, historical societies, and archives worldwide.
A diverse collection of mostly U.S. primary source and historical materials, including city and business directories for southern states, miscellaneous county & regional histories and atlases, Civil War reports, newspapers, and narratives, the archives of the Federal Writers’ Project (1933-1943), and some Canadian and Irish historical materials.
Text- only articles (not page reproductions). Does not contain all content found in the published version of the Globe, such as advertisements, charts, classified ads, graphs, most images, and non-staff written items. Updated daily by 8 a.m.
Text- only articles (not page reproductions). Does not contain all content found in the published version of the Times, such as advertisements, charts, classified ads, graphs, most images, and non-staff written articles. Updated daily by 8 a.m.
Art Periodical Indexes
A bibliographic database that cumulates citations to Art Index volumes 1-32 of the printed index published between 1929-1984. The database cites articles from periodicals published throughout the world, including English-language periodicals, yearbooks, and museum bulletins, as well as periodicals published in French, Italian, German, Spanish, and Dutch. Reproductions of works of art that appear in indexed periodicals are also included.
Information on archaeology, architecture, furniture, urban design, historic preservation, landscape architecture and urban planning history.
Coverage: 1930s-present, selective coverage dating to 1860s
Contains annotated references from more than 450 design and craft journals published between 1973-2001, and data on nearly 50,000 designers, craftspeople, studios, workshops, firms etc., making the largest database of its kind in the world.
Indexes articles, book reviews, poems, and short stories from general-interest U.S. periodicals, including Time, Newsweek, and Ladies’ Home Journal.
Art Sales and Auction Results
Over 4 million unedited public auction sales records of both fine art and the decorative arts compiled from hundreds of auction houses worldwide. This database can help determine market value and find information about an artist or manufacturer.
Please contact Arts Department staff at email@example.com for access.
Kovels.com provides the prices and descriptions of 1,000,000+ items that will help you identify, date and value your antiques and collectibles. Kovels also offers a database of 18,500+ pottery, porcelain and silver marks and listings, and access to the monthly publication, Kovels on Antiques and Collectibles.
The Artstor Digital Library is a nonprofit resource that provides over 1.6 million digital images in the arts, architecture, humanities, and sciences with an accessible suite of software tools for teaching and research. This community-built collections comprise contributions from outstanding international museums, photographers, libraries, scholars, photo archives, and artists and artists' estates.