Featuring full-text articles plus abstracting and indexing of an international array of peer-selected publications, Art Full Text is a useful database for art students and art historians. It covers many topics from fine, decorative and commercial art to photography, film and architecture. The database also includes Art Index Retrospective which covers index from 1929-1984.
The database covers fine, decorative, and commercial art as well as photography, folk art, film, architecture, and much more. In recent years, its coverage of Latin American, Canadian, Asian, and non-Western art has expanded greatly, along with its material on new artists, contemporary art, exhibition reviews, and feminist criticism.
Artbibliographies Modern cites reviews, exhibition catalogs, books, and dissertations on modern and contemporary art.
ARTbibliographies Modern (ABM) provides full abstracts of journal articles, books, essays, exhibition catalogs, PhD dissertations, and exhibition reviews on all forms of modern and contemporary art, with approximately 12-13,000 new entries being added each year. Entries date back as far as the late 1960s.
Art and Architecture Archive is a major research resource comprising the digitized backfiles of many of the foremost art and architecture magazines of the twentieth century.
Offering unprecedented access to the archives of key consumer and trade publications, it is a unique collection of the essential primary sources for studying the history of these subjects. The magazines cover the spectrum of sub-disciplines, from fine and applied arts, through to interior design, industrial design, and landscape gardening. Each issue is scanned from cover to cover in high resolution color and presented in page image format with fully searchable text.
Access via The Getty Research Institute to the Bibliography of the History of Art (BHA) and to the Répertoire international de la littérature de l'art (RILA). These citation databases, searchable together, cover European and American visual arts material published between 1975 and 2007.
Bibliography of the History of Art from the J. Paul Getty Trust and CNRS-INIST. BHA incorporates the complete contents of International Repertory of the Literature of Art (RILA) and Repertoire d'Art et d'Archeologie (RAA).
Digitized back issues of scholarly journals with a rolling date of five years ago. Covers a wide variety of disciplines. A portion of this resource was acquired with funding from the Library/IT Assessment.
Collections of back issues of scholarly journals in the following disciplines: arts and sciences, business, ecology and botany, and general science.
Growing collection of electronic reference books -- dictionaries, encyclopedias, bilinguals, almanacs, handbooks, atlases, and directories.
A continually growing collection of electronic reference books -- dictionaries, encyclopedias, almanacs, handbooks, atlases and directories. There are bilinguals, general and specialized reference books, and all can be searched from one interface. See the title list on the website.
Oxford (formerly Grove) Dictionary of Art Online plus image links cross-referenced to art galleries and museums. Limited to 10 simultaneous users. Access limited to 10 simultaneous users.
Oxford Art, formerly called the Grove Dictionary of Art Online, provides access to the entire Dictionary of Art (1996, 34+ vols.) with annual additions of new material and updates to the text, plus extensive image links cross-referenced to art galleries and museums around the globe.
Explores the languages and cultures of visual studies. A basic for understanding the foundations and motivations of current theoretical and academic discourse, as well as the different forms of visual culture.
Comprehensive reference source for the visual arts of the Classical period, with entries on architecture, ceramics, metalwork, mosaics, painting and sculpture. Includes biographies, bibliography, and illustrations.
Focuses on academic output across many disciplines and sources: peer-reviewed articles, theses, books, etc. Be sure to use the "Find it at UIC" link.
This is a search engine that focuses on academic output. This link is proxied for remote UIC users. Google Scholar will recognize your UIC affiliation and provide links to download articles & more from the UIC Library collections.
Links to full text of open access, peer-reviewed journals, including Nineteenth Century Art Worldwide, Archivo Español de Arte, The Bonefolder, Journal of Art Historiography, papers of Surrealism, Tate Papers, and others.
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