Art Databases

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Art & Architecture Complete (Ebsco)    full text   search help  
Full text articles and books covering antiques, art and art history, film, interior and landscape design, and much more.
ARTstor    search help  
Over 1.3 million images supporting the humanities and social sciences.
Citations covering articles, books, exhibition catalogues, conference proceedings. Coverage: 1990-2009
Oxford Art Online (formerly Grove Art Online)    full text   search help  
Combines art encyclopedias and dictionaries with over 5,400 images.
Academic OneFile (Gale)    full text   title list
Broad collection from leading journals, newspapers and reference sources.
Coverage: 1980 - current
Academic Search Premier (Ebsco)    full text   search help   title list
Nearly 4,500 multi-disciplinary journals covering most subjects.
Coverage: 1975 - current (earlier for some titles)
Art Project (Google) search help
Google presents virtual museum tours and artwork super-zoom tool
Fine Arts & Music Collection (Gale)    full text   search help  
Over 300 full-text journals covering drama, music, art, filmmaking and more.
Coverage: 1980 - current
JSTOR    full text   search help   title list  
Arts & Science Collections I - IV offering over 500 full-text journals.
Coverage: 1800s - 1 to 5 years before current month (varies by title)
Access news, business, and legal sources from the U.S. and around the world.
Search for books, journals and non-print materials.
Over 120,000 ebooks, many published by leading academic presses, covering 16 key subject areas. Works best on a PC in IE.
Over 5,000 ebooks covering all major subject areas.
Coverage: Publication dates 1990 - current
Nearly 2,000 books, articles, and videos from premier industry publishers. Coverage: 2005 - current
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Best resources chosen by a UML subject specialist librarian.