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Research Databases
Art Full Text (formerly Art Abstracts)
Index, abstracts, and full text of articles in art from 1929 to the present. more information

Humanities International Complete
Index and abstracts for journals, books and other important reference sources in the humanities. This database provides citations and abstracts for articles, essays and reviews, as well as original creative works including poems, fiction, photographs, paintings and illustrations. more information

Advanced Research Databases
Arts and Humanities Citation Index (ISI Web of Science)
Index and cited references for articles in the arts and humanities. more information

Index to 19th-Century American Art Periodicals | off-campus access
Index to articles from 42 art journals published in 19th century U.S. more information

SCIPIO: Art and Rare Book Sales Catalogs | off-campus access
Catalog of auction catalogs of art objects and rare books. more information

Digital Media Databases
ART Collection provides high-quality, digital images of works of art from museums around the world.

Saskia Art History Images is a collection of digital art images with a special emphasis on the core images required for teaching the history of Western Art.

Akron Museum of Art includes images from the Akron Art Museum includes works by Stieglitz, Rauschenberg, Warhol, and Weegee.

WPA Prints by Cleveland Artists contains high resolution scans of works of art by Cleveland artists, commissioned under the Works Progress Administration.

Art and Architecture from the University of Cincinnati includes works by Eisenman, Fellheimer & Wagner, Latrobe, Elizabeth Nourse, and Frank Lloyd Wright.

American Memory from the Library of Congress contains still and moving images, prints, maps, and sheet music that document the American experience.

NYPL Digital Gallery contains 520,000 images from primary sources and printed rarities from the collections of The New York Public Library.

Reference Books
Electronic Titles
Oxford Reference Online - Art and Architecture
Full text reference books that can be searched or browsed covering Art and Architecture. more information

  • Oxford Dictionary of American Art and Artists
  • Oxford Dictionary of Architecutre and Landscape Architecture
  • Dictionary of 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
  • Grove Encyclopedia of Classical Art and Architecture
  • Grove Encyclopedia of Decorative Arts
  • Oxford Companion to the Photograph
  • Oxford Dictionary of the Renaissance

World Cultural Leaders of the Twentieth Century
This reference books provides information on the lives of over 400 people instrumental in the development of the art world in the 20th Century.

Print Titles
Atlas of World Art (REF G1046.E1 O9 2004)

North Light Dictionary of Art Terms (REF N33.E5)
Dictionary covering definitions of art techniques, materials, and procedures. Includes some artists’ biographies.

The Penguin Dictionary of Art and Artists (REF N31.M8 1991)
Dictionary that covers painting, engraving and sculpture in Western Europe and North America from the 1300s to the present.

Grove's Dictionary of Art (REF N31.D5 1996)
Thirty-four volume dictionary containing 45,000 entries, including biographies, countries, artistic styles and movements, and materials and techniques of art. Articles are signed and include bibliographies for further reading.

Encyclopedia of World Art (REF N31. E533)
Sixteen volume encyclopedia covering many aspects of art, including artists, schools, history, techniques, periods, and concepts. Articles are signed and include bibliographies for further reading.

The New International Illustrated Encyclopedia of Art (REF N31.N4)
Twenty-four volume encyclopedia containing entries on artists, architecture, periods, and hundreds of colorful reproductions of works of art.

Current Print Titles
Ceramics Monthly

Critical Inquiry
Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin
Popular Photography

Full Text Titles in the Electronic Journal Center
Fine and Performing Arts title list

Web Sites
American Institute of Graphic Arts
The professional association for design, is committed to furthering excellence in design as a broadly-defined discipline, strategic tool for business and cultural force.

Provides basic biographical information and images of the artwork of 8,100 artists. Includes painting, sculpture, photography, folk art, decorative arts, video and digital art, installation art, and architecture.

ArtsEdge: The National Arts and Education Network
Aimed at helping K-12 teachers integrate art into other disciplines. Offers teaching materials, professional development resources, and guidelines for instruction.

A collection of over 16,000 images including prints spanning the 15th to 19th Centuries as well as architecture and sculpture primarily from the Mediterranean Basin.

Graphic Arts Information Network
Provides information for graphic arts from government affairs to human relations to special interest groups.

North Texas Institute for Educators on the Visual Arts
Excellent resource for art education. Contains links to curriculum resources, art and education websites, museum links, and more.

WorldImages Kiosk
Contains over 50,000 images of world art, cultural interactions, science, religion, and more.

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