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Starting Points

  • Art Full Text
    An international array of publications, including Latin American, Canadian, Asian and other non-Western art, new artists, contemporary art, exhibition reviews, and feminist criticism. Also indexes reproductions of artworks that appear in periodicals. Full text from 1997 forward, indexing from 1984
  • Academic Search Premier
    The world’s largest academic multi-disciplinary database, it provides full text for nearly 4,500 journals, including full text for more than 3,600 peer-reviewed titles. Coverage spans virtually every area of academic study.
  • Arts & Humanities Citation Index  
    Indexes the world's leading arts and humanities journals, as well as selected articles from social science and science journals. Includes articles, bibliographies, editorials, letters, reviews, and more. Covers 1981 to the present.
  • Oxford Reference Collection: Art & Architecture
    Dictionary of Architecture and Landscape Architecture, Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art and Artists, Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms, Oxford Dictionary of Art, Dictionary of Modern Design, Dictionary of Twentieth-Century Art, Oxford Companion to Western Art, and more.
    Art museum images online, easily searchable.
  • Bibliography of the History of Art (BHA) / International Bibliography of Art
    The BHA archive on the Getty website offers basic and advanced searching, and can be searched easily by subject, artist, author, article or journal title, etc. The database search includes both BHA (covering 1990-2007), IBA (covering 2008 and part of 2009), and Répertoire de la litterature de l'art (RILA; with records covering 1975–1989).

Beyond the Surface

  • Alaska & Polar Periodical Index
    Indexes journal articles focusing on Alaska and other arctic regions. Covers all subject areas.
  • Anatomy TV
    This database is great for studying and drawing human anatomy. It includes more than 4,000 three-dimensional images that can be rotated to any angle and peeled away by layer. Start out with the full form and view the underlying muscle or bone structures.
  • ArticleFIRST
    Index of articles from the contents pages of journals.
  • ATLA Religion Database
    Major religious studies database from the American Theological Association.
    Contains articles dating back to 1998 from more than 300 magazines and journals.
    Electronic archive of journals in the arts, history, and sciences.

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