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Subject Guide: Art

Selected Databases

ARTstor: ARTstor is a digital library of more than one million images in the areas of art, architecture, the humanities, and social sciences with a set of tools to view, present, and manage images for research and pedagogical purposes

Arts Module - (Proquest): Search periodicals on subjects such as arts, dance, theater, cinema, and more in this module of ProQuest Research Library.

Grove Art Online: “Grove Art Online is the most comprehensive online reference resource for all aspects of the visual arts worldwide from prehistory to the present day! Now available through the Oxford Art Online gateway, Grove Art Online features over 45,000 signed articles, 5,500 images, 40,000 image links, timelines of world art, MoMA lesson plans, and links to ARTstor (for subscribers to this service) and Art Resource. A Grove Art Online subscription now also includes access to the full text of the Encyclopedia of Aesthetics, The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms, and the Oxford Companion to Western Art.”

JSTOR: JSTOR is a not-for-profit organization with a dual mission to create and maintain a trusted archive of important scholarly journals, and to provide access to these journals as widely as possible. JSTOR offers researchers the ability to retrieve high-resolution, scanned images of journal issues and pages as they were originally designed, printed, and illustrated. JSTOR is an interdisciplinary archive of hundreds of journals in the arts, humanities, business and social sciences.

Project Muse: 100% full text coverage of scholarly journals in the fields of literature, politics policy studies economics, education, film, religion and women's studies.

More Resources

Eighteenth Century Collections Online - (Gale): Use Eighteenth Century Collections Online to access the digital images of every page of 150,000 books published during the 18th Century. With full-text searching of approximately 26 million pages, the product allows researchers new methods of access to critical information in the fields of history, literature, religion, law, fine arts, science and more.

Electronic Collections Online - (OCLC): OCLC List of 19 full text & 11 citation/abstract databases.

Gale Virtual Reference Library: The sources that Gale Virtual Reference Library offers in eBook format include multi-volume encyclopedias, biographical collections, business plan handbooks, company history compilations, consumer health references, and specialized reference sources. Subjects covered include Arts, Biography, Business, Education, Environment, History, Law, Literature, Medicine, Multicultural Studies, Nation and World, Religion, Science, and Social Science.

Research Library (Proquest): Search the full collection of journals, magazines and newspapers for information on a broad range of general subjects. (Includes APS Online and Historical New York Times.)

Selected Internet Resources

Art Images for College Teaching Grade-by-Grade to Building Visual Arts Lessons
Metropolitan Museum of Art - Timeline ArtsEdge: Lessons
ARTCYCLOPEDIA ArtsEdge: Standards
Art History - Yahoo The Metropolitan Museum of Art - Learn
Art Crimes: The Writing on the Wall Art Historians’ Guide to the Movies
ARTLEX: Art Dictionary Texas Commission on the Arts
University & College Designers Association

Print Resources

Library of Congress Classification for Art Subjects
N Visual Arts NK3700 Ceramics
N61-N72 Theory. Philosophy. Aesthetics of the Visual Arts. NK6400 Metalwork
N5300-N7418 Art History NK8800 Textiles
NA Architecture NX Arts in General
NB Sculpture TR Photography
NC Drawing, Design, Illustration TS195 Packaging
ND Painting TT Handicrafts, Arts and Crafts
NE Print Media (Printmaking) Z116.a3 Book Design
NK Decorative Arts Z242.9 Typography

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