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Primary Art Databases
Streaming video collection of documentaries and interviews illustrating the history, theory, and practice of art, design, and architecture. Many videos include interactive text transcripts.
Periodicals covering advertising art, antiques, archaeology, architecture and architectural history, art history, computers in art, crafts, decorative arts, fashion design, folk art, graphic arts, industrial design, interior design, landscape architecture, motion pictures, museology, non-western art, painting, photography, pottery, sculpture, television, textiles, and video. Also includes exhibition reviews and reproductions of works of art that appear in the indexed periodicals. Includes materials in English, French, Italian, German, Spanish, and Dutch. Includes both current and retrospective collections.
Covers leading arts and humanities journals and selected articles from social science and science journals. Indexes articles, bibliographies, editorials, letters, reviews, and more in arts, humanities, and related social science and science information.
CAMIO contains color images of works in the fine arts, architecture, photography, and the decorative arts, drawn from the collections of the Library of Congress and prominent art museums. The images may be used for educational and research purposes if properly credited, but may not be published or otherwise distributed.
Humanities & Social Sciences Index Retrospective is a bibliographic database that cites articles from English-language periodicals. Periodical coverage includes some of the best-known scholarly journals and numerous lesser-known but important specialized magazines. Coverage includes a wide range of interdisciplinary fields covered in a broad array of humanities and social sciences journals.
Provides indexing, abstracts, and full text for journals in almost all subject areas.
Full-text journals in many disciplines across the sciences and humanities.
Entire run of Vogue magazine from 1892-present, including text, images, captions, advertisements, covers, and fold-outs. Useful for researching fashion design and marketing, popular culture, photography and visual arts, gender, social history, designing period costumes, and more.
Reference Universe is a meta-search engine for many of the library's reference books, both online and print. Reference Universe searches the complete index of each reference book. Searches return a hit for every relevant index entry, as well as the title and call number for every reference book containing a hit.
Introduction & Instructions; Create an account off-campus with PC.
EndNote is a Web-based bibliography and database manager that allows users to create their own personal database by importing references from text files or online databases. They can use these references in writing their papers and automatically format the paper and the bibliography in seconds.