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  • Oxford Art Online - Dates: 1996 - current
    Full text encyclopedia of visual arts from prehistory to present. Includes many links to images.

  • Art Full Text - Via EBSCO - Dates: 1984 - current
    Identifies articles on the visual arts and architecture. Some with links to full text.

  • Art Retrospective - Via EBSCO - Dates: 1929 - 1984
    Identifies older articles on the visual arts and architecture.

  • ARTbibliographies Modern - Via ProQuest - Dates: 1974 - current
    Identifies articles, books, dissertations and exhibition catalogs on art from Impressionism to present.

  • Arts & Humanities Citation Index - Via ISI Web of Science - Dates: 1975 - current
    Identifies articles and cited references in selected arts and humanities journals.

  • Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals - Dates: 1934 - current, with selective coverage back to 1741
    Identifies articles on architecture and design, history of architecture, city planning.

  • ARTstor - Dates: Varies
    Over 1,000,000 images covering art, architecture,fashion and archeology. Software tools support teaching and research.

  • Bibliography of the History of Art - Dates: Varies
    World's most comprehensive bibliography of scholarly writing about the history of Western art from late antiquity to the present.

  • AP Images - Dates: 1995-Current
    Photo archive containing the Associated Press' photos, most since 1995, and a selection of pictures from their image library.

  • Visual Resouces Collection Database - Dates: Image database
    A database of almost 20,000 images created and maintained locally by the Visual Resources Collection of the Art & Art History Dept

  • America: History and Life - Dates: 1964 - current
    Articles, book reviews, and dissertations on North American history.

  • Historical Abstracts - Dates: 1967 - current
    Identifies articles and books on history since 1450, excluding the U.S. and Canada. Some links to full text.

  • JSTOR - Dates: Varies by title from 1800s - 2000s
    Full text articles in many disciplines.

  • L'Annee Philologique - Via EBSCO - Dates: 1928 - current
    Indexes scholarly works relating to all aspects of ancient Greek and Roman civilizations.

  • LexisNexis Academic - Via LexisNexis - Dates: Varies
    Full text articles from newspapers, magazines, selected journals, and reference books.

  • Project Muse - Dates: 1993 - current
    Full text of scholarly journals in the humanities and social sciences.

  • ProQuest Research, Newspapers & Business - Dates: Varies
    Identifies articles in journals, magazines and newspapers, many full text. Includes ABI/Inform, Ethnic NewsWatch,GenderWatch

  • Wilson OmniFile - Via EBSCO - Dates: 1982 - current
    Identifies articles on many subjects with some full text.

  • WorldCat - Via FirstSearch - Dates: Updated daily
    Identifies and locates books and other materials owned by libraries in the US and internationally.

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