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ARTstor Restricted Resource Resource contains images
Searchable database of over 1 million digital images and associated catalog data. ARTstor covers many time periods and cultures, and documents the fields of architecture, painting, sculpture, photography, decorative arts, and design, as well as many other forms of visual culture. Users can search, view, and download images. More information at Finding Images.
Art Full Text (H.W. Wilson) Restricted Resource Some full text availableopenURL
Indexes material in the fields of art, art history, architecture, design, and film, including articles in periodicals, yearbooks, museum bulletins, and reproductions of works of art that appear in indexed journals; 1984 - present. Includes over 320 full text journals. For coverage of art literature from 1929 to 1984, search Art Index Retrospective.
Art Index Retrospective (H.W. Wilson) Restricted Resource openURL
Indexes material in the fields of art, art history, architecture, design, and film. Includes citations for journal articles, yearbooks, museum bulletins, and reproductions of works of art that appear in indexed journals; 1929 - 1984. For coverage of art literature from 1984 to the present, search Art Full Text (H.W. Wilson).
MDID Restricted Resource Resource contains images
Wheaton's digitized slide collection of Art History images, housed in the Madison Digital Image Database.

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BACKGROUND RESEARCH

Oxford Art Online Restricted Resource openURL
Encyclopedic coverage of art, archaelogy, architecture, design and film. Electronic version of the Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms, the Encyclopedia of Aesthetics, the Grove Dictionary of Art, and the Oxford Companion to Western Art
Berg Fashion Library Restricted Resource openURL Resource contains images
Provides integrated text and image content on world dress and fashion throughout history. Offers fully cross-searchable access to an expanding range of content collections, including the Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion, e-books, e-journals, museum directory, reference works, images, and more. Browsable by time period (1600 to date) and by place.

ADDITIONAL DATABASES

JSTOR Restricted Resource Some full text availableopenURL
Full text backfiles of over 2,000 core scholarly journals in humanities, social sciences, and sciences. Includes over 70 current titles, such as all University of Chicago Press journals. For all other titles, JSTOR does not contain the most recent 1-7 years of content. Many of these titles are continued in Project Muse or in the Library's print and/or electronic subscriptions. Use the yellow arrow, then the ArticleLinker button to link to content on an external site or check Journal Finder for complete holdings information.
Project Muse Restricted Resource Some full text available
Full-text current and archival articles from 580+ scholarly journals from major university presses covering literature and criticism, history, performing arts, cultural studies, education, philosophy, political science, gender studies, and more. The Library's subscription also includes over 1,800 e-books. Updated continually.
Bibliography of the History of Art
Indexes and abstracts publications in the history of art, covering current literature of European art from Late Antiquity to the present and American art from the European discoveries to the present. International coverage; 1990 - present. As of April 1, 2010, the Bibliography of the History of Art (BHA) will be available free of charge on the Getty Web site. The database includes both BHA (covering 1990-2007) and the Répertoire de la litterature de l'art (RILA), one of the predecessors of BHA, with records that cover 1975–1989.
Humanities Full Text (H.W. Wilson) Restricted Resource Some full text availableopenURL
Indexes journals in the disciplines of archaeology and classical studies, art, folklore, history, language and literature, literary criticism, music and performing arts, philosophy, and religion; includes over 320 full text journals; 1984 - present.
Index of Christian Art Restricted Resource
Indexes primarily Christian art from early apostolic times to approximately 1550 A.D. Includes many photographic reproductions.

PRIMARY SOURCES

Aluka Restricted Resource Some full text available Resource contains images
An online digital library of scholarly resources from and about Africa including a wide variety of high-quality scholarly materials ranging from archival documents, periodicals, books, reports, manuscripts, and reference works, to three-dimensional models, maps, oral histories, plant specimens, photographs, and slides.
Artcyclopedia
Offers deep links to worldwide museum and art gallery web pages and digital collections, organized by specific artist. Allows you to quickly find which museum hold pieces by your artist, and to click right to that museum's collections.
International Dada Archive Resource contains images Resource contains video Resource contains audio
The International Dada Archive includes books, periodicals, microfilmed manuscript collections, video recordings, sound recordings, and online resources by and about the Dadaists. From the Special Collections Department of The University of Iowa Libraries.
Primary Sources on American Art and Artists
Digitized collections of papers of American artists, dealers, critics and curators, from the Smithsonian Archives of American Art. Includes a selection of the thousands of documents, photographs, diaries, sketches, writings, and rare published materials housed in the physical archives.

BOOK REVIEWS

London Review of Books Restricted Resource Some full text available
Essays and long reviews of books plus shorter art and film reviews. Includes political commentary and topics such as history, social anthropology, religion and science. Browseable by year, contributor, subjects, names, historical periods, article types, places and reviewed authors. 1979 - present.
New York Review of Books Restricted Resource Some full text available
Essays and reviews of books and the arts, including music, theater, dance, and film. Browseable by year or author; searchable by year, reviewed work, author or contributor.  1963 - present.
Times Literary Supplement (TLS) Historical Archive 1902-2009 Restricted Resource Some full text available
Includes the original image of more than 300,000 reviews, letters, and poems. Fully searchable, and browseable by date, book title, author, contributor, illustrator, editor or translator. Can be cross searched with the London Times, the Illustrated London News, and/or the London Daily Mail - select Gale NewsVault from the library's database A-Z list.

BIBLIOGRAPHIES

Oxford Bibliographies Online: Medieval Studies Restricted Resource openURL
Offers peer-reviewed annotated bibliographies on specific topics in a specific subject area. Includes guides to introductory works, textbooks, guidebooks, journals, reference works, etc., and links to useful websites. Contains a "My OBO" function that allows users to create personalized bibliographies of individual citations from different bibliographies.
Oxford Bibliographies Online: Renaissance and Reformation Restricted Resource openURL
Offers peer-reviewed annotated bibliographies on specific topics in a specific subject area. Includes guides to introductory works, textbooks, guidebooks, journals, reference works, etc., and links to useful websites. Contains a "My OBO" function that allows users to create personalized bibliographies of individual citations from different bibliographies.
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