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Art Index Retrospective (EBSCOhost)
(article index)
1929 to 1984. Periodical coverage includes English-language periodicals, yearbooks, and museum bulletins, as well as periodicals published in French, Italian, German, Spanish, and Dutch. In addition, reproductions of works of art that appear in indexed periodicals are included. For more current articles, use Art Source, listed below.

Art Source (EBSCOhost)
(article index)
Art Source covers a broad range of related subjects, from fine, decorative and commercial art, to various areas of architecture and architectural design. Providing over 600 full-text journals, more than 220 full-text books, and a collection of over 63,0000 images, it is designed for use by a diverse audience, including art scholars, artists, designers, students and general researchers.

ARTstor is a digital library of approximately 1 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 teaching purposes.

Oxford Art Online
(reference resource - encyclopedia)
Includes Grove Art Online (an online encyclopedia of the visual arts with over 45,000 articles and over 130,000 images), Oxford Companion to Western Art, Encyclopedia of Aesthetics, and Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms.

Oxford Reference
(reference resource, e-books)
Full-text access to several Oxford University Press reference resources, including Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art and Artists, Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms, Dictionary of Architecture and Landscape Architecture, Dictionary of Modern Design, Dictionary of Twentieth-Century Art, Oxford Dictionary of Art, Oxford Companion to the Garden, Oxford Companion to the Photograph, Oxford Dictionary of the Renaissance, and Oxford Companion to Western Art.

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