Home > Find Articles > Databases by Subject > Art & Art History

Databases for Art & Art History


DATABASES

Encyclopædia Britannica online
On Campus  |  In Dorm & Off Campus  |  Mobile
Encyclopædia Britannica plus Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary and Thesaurus, magazines and periodicals, and many other research tools provides the variety of reliable sources that students need to consult when conducting thorough research—all from one site. Britannica’s contributors include an extensive network of renowned scholars (including former U.S. presidents and Nobel and Pulitzer Prize winners), advisers, content specialists, and writers—whose job it is to ensure that Britannica is current, accurate, unbiased, comprehensive, relevant, international in scope, and engaging to college-level learners, researchers, and faculty.

DATABASES

Academic Search Complete  (EBSCOhost)
On Campus  |  In Dorm & Off Campus  |  Mobile
Provides full text for more than 5,000 scholarly publications covering all academic areas of study including social sciences, humanities, education, computer sciences, engineering, language and linguistics, arts & literature, medical sciences, and ethnic studies. Click here for a journal title list. User guide for EBSCO<I>host</I>


Art Abstracts  (EBSCOhost)
On Campus  |  In Dorm & Off Campus  |  Mobile
Produced by the H.W. Wilson Company, Art Abstracts provides comprehensive indexing and abstracts for more than 400 leading international art publications, including periodicals, yearbooks, and museum bulletins. This database covers a broad range of art topics such as advertising, archaeology, crafts, folk art, graphic arts, interior design, video, film, architecture and art history. Coverage for this database spans from 1984 to the present. Examples of publications indexed in Art Abstracts include: American Art, American Artist, Archaeology, Ceramics Monthly, Creative Review, Entertainment Design, Journal of Popular Film and Television, etc. User guide for EBSCO<I>host</I>


Art Index Retrospective: 1929 - 1984  (EBSCOhost)
On Campus  |  In Dorm & Off Campus  |  Mobile
Produced by the H.W. Wilson Company, provides a searchable index covering more than 55 years of art journalism from over 420 notable publications. Coverage includes English-language periodicals, yearbooks and museum bulletins and also includes publications in French, Italian, German, and Dutch. Art Index Retrospective features many document types including feature articles, interviews, film reviews, book reviews, bibliographies, exhibition listings, reports, conferences anthologies, editorials, reproduction of works of art, notices of competitions and awards, and letters to the editor published throughout the world. Subjects covered include advertising art, antiques, archaeology, architecture and architectural history, art history, crafts, decorative arts, folk art, graphic arts, industrial design, interior design, landscape architecture, motion pictures, museology, non-western art, painting, photography, pottery, sculpture, television, and textiles. User guide for EBSCO<I>host</I>


ARTstor  (ARTstor)
On Campus  |  In Dorm & Off Campus  |  Mobile
ARTstor is a digital library of over 1.4 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. The Digital Library serves users both within the arts and in disciplines outside of the arts. This includes historians of art and architecture and others engaged in the visual arts, as well as individuals in fields as diverse as American Studies, Anthropology, Asian Studies, Classical Studies, Literary Studies, Medieval Studies, Music, Religious Studies, and Renaissance Studies.Asian Studies, Classical Studies, Literary Studies, Medieval Studies, Music, Religious Studies, and Renaissance Studies. User guide for ARTstor


Google Art Project  (Google)
On Campus  |  In Dorm & Off Campus
Google Art Project is a partnership with seventeen of the world's premier museums including New York's Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) and The Metropolitan Museum of Art; London's National Gallery and Tate Britain; Amsterdam's Rijksmuseum and Van Gogh Museum; and St. Petersburg's The State Hermitage Museum. GAP allows you to explore the various museums with Street View, view pieces of art in minute detail, and to create your own personal art collection.


Films On Demand Master Academic Collection   (Films Media Group)
On Campus  |  In Dorm & Off Campus
Films On Demand is a state-of-the-art streaming video platform that provides the ability to view digital video in real time. You can use Films On Demand to search for specific video segments, organize videos into folders, and create personal playlists for others to view. The collection includes over 5,600 full length programs including 4,000 titles in the Humanities & Social Sciences, 1,600 in Science & Mathematics, 1,100 in Health & Medicine, and 700 in Business & Economics.


Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals  (EBSCOhost)
On Campus  |  In Dorm & Off Campus  |  Mobile
The Avery Collection is the only comprehensive American guide to the current literature of architecture and design. This database surveys more than 2,500 US and foreign journals. Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals covers international, scholarly and popular periodical literature, including publications of professional associations; US state and regional periodicals; and major serial publications in the architecture and design of Europe, Asia, Latin America and Australia. User guide for EBSCO<I>host</I>


Humanities Full Text  (EBSCOhost)
On Campus  |  In Dorm & Off Campus  |  Mobile
This database covers the most noted scholarly sources in the humanities. Subject areas include archaeology, classical studies, dance, film, folklore, gender studies, history, literary criticism, literature, music, performing arts, philosophy and religion. The database cites feature articles, interviews, bibliographies, obituaries, works of fiction, drama and poetry, and reviews of ballets, theatre, dance, movies, musicals, operas, plays and television programs. Coverage is from the present to 1984. The database includes the full text of over 200 publications and abstracting/indexing of another 550 titles. User guide for EBSCO<I>host</I>


History Reference Center  (EBSCOhost)
On Campus  |  In Dorm & Off Campus  |  Mobile
History Reference Center is a full text history reference database designed for undergraduate research. The database features full text for more than 2,400 reference books, encyclopedias and non-fiction books from leading history publishers. It also includes full text for more than 130 leading history periodicals. The database contains more than 61,100 historical documents; more than 66,000 biographies of historical figures; more than 110,200 historical photos and maps; and more than 80 hours of historical video. User guide for EBSCO<I>host</I>


Humanities & Social Sciences Index Retrospective  (EBSCOhost)
On Campus  |  In Dorm & Off Campus  |  Mobile
This H. W. Wilson database covers dates 1907-1984 and offers a broad range of subject coverage in the humanities and social sciences with high-quality indexing of more than 1,300,000 articles in nearly 1,100 periodicals, dating as far back as 1907, as well as citations of over 240,000 book reviews. User guide for EBSCO<I>host</I>


Data for Research  (JSTOR)
On Campus  |  In Dorm & Off Campus
A new way to search the JSTOR database! Provided by JSTOR for use by the research community. It provides a set of web-based tools for selecting and interacting with content from the JSTOR archive. The service also provides the ability to obtain data sets via bulk downloads or using a REST API. Features provided by the site include: Full-text and fielded searching of the entire JSTOR archive using a powerful faceted search interface. Using this interface one can quickly and easily define content of interest through an iterative process of searching and results filtering. User guide for JSTOR


JSTOR  (JSTOR)
On Campus  |  In Dorm & Off Campus
JSTOR is an archive of complete full-text backfiles. The current collection includes journals from the Art & Science Collections I - V and the Arts & Sciences Complement and covers most academic disciplines. This collection is growing and currently has more than 500 titles. User guide for JSTOR


Historic Campus Architecture Project  (Council of Independent Colleges)
On Campus  |  In Dorm & Off Campus
A searchable database of historic buildings, master plans, and landscape features on nearly 370 college campuses is now available online, thanks to the Council of Independent Colleges and the J. Paul Getty Trust. The database covers about 2,000 campus sites, many of them in considerable detail, and includes some 4,300 illustrations. There are almost 100 sections on Salve Regina buildings and architects associated with them.


DART-Europe E-theses Portal  (Dart Europe)
On Campus  |  In Dorm & Off Campus
Search over 360,000 dissertations from over 500 European universities. Many dissertations are available via links to the full text from the degree-granting institution.


Dissertations & Theses A&I  (Proquest)
On Campus  |  In Dorm & Off Campus
This database is the world's most comprehensive collection of dissertations and theses from around the world, spanning from 1861 to the present day.  Indexing and abstract subject coverage in the areas of business, health & medicine, history, literature & language, science & technology, social sciences,  arts & humanities, and more.


Credo Reference
On Campus  |  In Dorm & Off Campus
Offering access to over 1 million individual entries, Credo Reference contains all types of reference books : dictionaries, encyclopedias, thesauri, and books of quotations, and subject-specific titles covering everything from the arts to accountancy and law to literature. User guide for


OED Online (Oxford English Dictionary)
On Campus  |  In Dorm & Off Campus
OED Online contains the complete 20-volume 2nd edition. In addition the database is updated every 3 months with new words and meanings. OED Online also contains the The Historical Thesaurus of the OED. User guide for


Ebrary
On Campus  |  In Dorm & Off Campus
Ebrary is a growing collection of electronic books and other documents. At present through the Academic Complete Collection Salve Regina University patrons have access to over 70,000 titles. Included in these titles is a collection of more than 1,050 historical and geopolitical maps of academic interest. More than 180 different academic publishers have contributed material to the Academic Complete Collection. Most titles in the collection have been published within the last two years.
Ebrary includes a rich collection of titles in many subject areas, ranging from Business and Economics, Computers and Technology, Life and Physical Sciences, Social and Behavioral Sciences, to Law and General Reference, that are not available in any other collection. User guide for


Ebook Academic Collection  (EBSCOhost)
On Campus  |  In Dorm & Off Campus
This collection of e-texts contains a large selection of multidisciplinary titles representing a broad range of academic subject matter. There are nearly 83,000 full-text titles with subject coverage that includes: art, business & economics, education, literary criticism, medicine & nursing, performing arts, philosophy, poetry, political science, religion, social science and technology. User guide for EBSCO<I>host</I>


Ebook Collection (formerly netLibrary)  (EBSCOhost)
On Campus  |  In Dorm & Off Campus
This collection of 8,000 books. User guide for EBSCO<I>host</I>