A full-text archive of magazines comprising key research material in the fields of art and architecture, dating from the late-nineteenth century to the twenty-first. Subjects covered include fine art, decorative arts, architecture, interior design, industrial design, and photography. The magazines are scanned from cover-to-cover and presented as full-color page images; detailed indexing permits quick, efficient searching and navigation of this material.
Art & Architecture Source covers a broad range of subjects from fine, decorative and commercial art, to various areas of architecture and architectural design. It features indexing and abstracts for an array of international journals, a collection of over 63,000 images provided by Picture Desk and other sources, and hundreds of full text books and journals. Coverage dating back to 1921.
Art Index Retrospective™: 1929 -1984 provides users access to over half a century of art literature covering fine, decorative, and commercial art. Content includes high-quality indexing of nearly 600 publications, many of which are peer-reviewed, and citations of over 25,000 book reviews.
Art Sales Catalogues Online (ASCO) offers easy access to complete historical art sales catalogues for the period 1600 to 1900. ASCO contains the online edition of the Répetoire des Catalogues de Ventes Publiques by Frits Lugt combined with the ability to view complete art sales catalogues. This database provides a multitude of search options. Many recently discovered catalogues have been added and corrections to the original Répertoire have been made. The database can be consulted both in French and in English. It also features The Libraries database giving the opportunity to locate libraries with holdings of art sales catalogues.
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. ABM contains information on modern and contemporary arts dating from the late 19th century onwards, plus photography since its invention and includes abstracts of English and foreign-language material on famous and lesser-known artists, movements, and trends.
The ARTstor Digital Library is a nonprofit resource that provides more than one million digital images in the arts, architecture, humanities, and sciences with an accessible suite of software tools for teaching and research. ARTstor's community-built collections comprise contributions from outstanding international museums, photographers, libraries, scholars, photo archives, and artists and artists' estates.
Contains biographical and bibliographical information about the Post Office Mauritius stamps and subjects related to them. It is based on research for the book Blue Mauritius: The Hunt for the World's Most Valuable Stamps.
Cambridge University Press currently publishes over 300 peer-reviewed academic journals for the global market. Cambridge Journals Online contain the latest research from a broad sweep of subject areas.
Cambridge University Press Open Access (OA) makes scholarly research permanently available online to view without restriction. OA can also allow content to be published in a way that allows readers to redistribute, re-use and adapt the content in new works. We support two types of OA: Gold Open Access is an alternative to subscriptions and other access payments. Content is published under a Creative Commons licence that allows free access and redistribution and, in many cases, allows re-use in new or derivative works.
A comprehensive archive (1897 to 2005) of the weekly British culture and lifestyle magazine, Country Life, focusing on fine art and architecture, the great country houses, and rural living. Every page is fully searchable, and reproduced in full color and high resolution.
This database is the premier source of information for all aspects of design and crafts, from textiles and ceramics to vehicle design, advertising and sustainability. Covers journal articles, exhibition reviews and news items from 1973 to the present.
The definitive resource for scholarly literature on Western art, IBA is the successor to the Bibliography of the History of Art (BHA), and retains the editorial policies which made BHA one of the most trusted and frequently consulted sources in the field. Publications covered include at least 500 core journals, with an emphasis on specialist and rare titles that are not covered by other indexes, plus detailed coverage of monographs, essay collections, conference proceedings and exhibition catalogues.
John Johnson Collection of Printed Ephemera is the product of a unique partnership between the JISC, ProQuest, and Oxford University Library Services. A portion of the John Johnson collection that resides in the Bodleian Library has been painstakingly scanned in colour. The database provides direct access to rare primary source materials and evidence of Britain’s cultural, social, industrial and technological heritage. This online collection of more than 67,000 items is drawn from five categories of material: Nineteenth-Century Entertainment ; Booktrade ; Popular Prints ; Crime, Murders, and Executions; Advertising.
OzBiogs Features over 22,000 biographical and bibliographic entries for Australian artists. It is a compilation of three database resources (NATSIVAD, AustArt, ARTEX), plus additional biographical data sourced by Discovery Media.
Underground and Independent Comics, Comix, and Graphic Novels is the first ever scholarly, primary-source database focused on adult comic books and graphic novels. Here are the works of artists both celebrated and overlooked, alongside interviews, criticism, and journal articles that document the continual growth and evolution of this artform. The Library has access to volumes I & II of Underground & Independent Comics.