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Databases: Art & Architecture

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Academic Search Complete **:

Comprehensive scholarly, multi-disciplinary full-text database, with more than 5,300 full-text periodicals, including 4,400 peer-reviewed journals. In addition to full text, this database offers indexing and abstracts for more than 9,300 journals and a total of 10,900 publications including monographs, reports, conference proceedings, etc. The database features PDF content going back as far as 1865, with the majority of full text titles in native (searchable) PDF format.

ArchiVision:
ArchiVision: an architecture photo archive, currently holds over 50,000 images in the Education Archive. The ArchiVision Educational Archive was created for in-depth study and analysis by students of architecture and art. ArchiVision is the image resource for architecture, landscapes, public art and design.

Art Full Text **:
Art Full Text is a comprehensive resource for art information featuring full-text articles from more than 300 periodicals dating back to 1995, high-quality indexing and abstracting of over 600 periodicals dating as far back as 1984, including 280 peer-reviewed journals, as well as indexing and abstracting of over 13,000 art dissertations. Indexing of almost 200,000 art reproductions provides examples of styles and art movements, including works by emerging artists. The database covers fine, decorative and commercial art, folk art, photography, film, and architecture, and also includes a database-specific thesaurus.

Art Index Retrospective **:
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.

ArtSEARCH [Library Only] **:
ArtSEARCH, the national employment bulletin for the arts can be searched by category, state, and date. The database is updated every 3 business days with up to 1000 listings available daily. Find positions in theatres and performing arts centers, universities, colleges and schools, dance companies, museums, and other arts organizations.

ARTstor:
The ARTstor Digital Library is a nonprofit resource that provides more than one million digital images in the arts, architecture, humanities, and sciences with accessible suite of software tools for teaching and research.

Arts and Humanities Citation Index:
A comprehensive index of the top scholarly research journals in the arts and humanities.

Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals:
Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals is the only comprehensive American guide to the current literature of architecture and design. The index 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.

Bibliography of the History of Art:
This data available on the Getty Web site comprises two databases: BHA and IBA. BHA (Bibliography of the History of Art/Bibliographie d'histoire de l'art) covers the years 1990-2007; the Getty Web version includes all records with abstracts in French or English and all subject terms in French and English. IBA (International Bibliography of the History of Art) covers 2008 and part of 2009; the Getty Web version includes all records with abstracts in English and all subject terms in French and English.

eBooks on EBSCOhost **:
Provides access to an extensive collection of e-book titles online. (You may need to download the latest free version of Adobe Digital Editions.)

JSTOR:
The library’s subscription to JSTOR includes the Arts & Sciences I, II, III, IV, V, and VII Collections. The Arts & Sciences Collections represent the building blocks of an multi-disciplinary archive of journals in the arts, humanities, and social sciences.

Oxford Art Online **:
The most comprehensive online reference resource for all aspects of the visual arts worldwide from prehistory to the present day.

Oxford Music Online **:
Includes the full text of The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, 2nd ed.; The New Grove Dictionary of Opera; and The New Grove Dictionary of Jazz, 2nd. ed.

Project Muse **:
Provides full-text, online access to humanities and social sciences journals. Dupré Library subscribes to the Standard Collection.

Sanborn Maps, 1867-1970 **:
Sanborn Maps provide digital access to historical Sanborn fire insurance maps. With repeated and detailed mapping of more than 100 cities and towns in Louisiana, the maps chart community changes across the century.

SIRIS: Smithsonian Institution Research Information System:
Search the Smithsonian Art Online for 1.7 million records, with links to 138,000 images, video and sound files from dozens of Smithsonian libraries, archives, museums, and specialized research units.