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Art Research Guide: Databases

Art Research Guide providing resources on the visual arts.

Looking for articles?

You may want to search more than one database to find and retrieve articles. Certain databases only provide an index to print journals, others will offer articles in full-text. If you need help finding something not available in full-text, be sure to ask a librarian for help.

Academic OneFile
Scholarly, peer-reviewed articles in a variety of disciplines.

Academic Search Ultimate
Academic multi-disciplinary database; full text articles in all fields


Art Museum Image Gallery
Catalog of over 160,000 art museum images. Includes curatorial text, provenance data, and multiple views for many works.

Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals
Comprehensive American guide to the current literature of architecture and design.

Biography in Context
Biographies for people in all disciplines with full-text magazine articles, images, and website links.

Archive of important scholarly journals in many disciplines, including the arts and humanities.

Project Muse
Indexes hundreds of scholarly journals in the arts and humanities.

Subject Guide

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Renée Fratantonio
HA-106, Amelia V. Gallucci-Cirio Library, Hammond Hall