Databases A-Z

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An index to international journal articles covering architectural design, history and practice, landscape architecture, historic preservation, interior design, and urban planning. Includes citations from the Burnham Index to Architectural Literature. Includes publications from 1930s to the present with selective coverage dating back to the 1860s

Provides citations to journal articles, dissertations, book chapters, books, conference proceedings, and exhibition catalogs covering most aspects of European and American art and architecture from late antiquity to the present. Abstracts are in French or English. Includes citations from the following sources: the International Repertory of the Literature of Art (1974-1989), BHA (1990-2007), and the International Bibliography of Art (2008- 2009). (Tip: Free access. Available to everyone.)

A digital library of high-quality art, cultural, and historical images from museums, galleries, and private collections. Covers most aspects of art, archaeology and ethnography, history, and science medicine from prehistoric and ancient times to the present day. Content is rights-cleared for educational use in the classroom or to illustrate papers and other assignments.

High quality images of fine and decorative art from leading museums around the world. Covers art from around the world from 3000 BCE to the present. Difficult-to-find contemporary art is one of its strengths. Content is rights-cleared for educational use in the classroom or to illustrate papers, web projects and other assignments.

Access to premium content from the Chronicle of Higher Education, including the website, archives, weekly magazine, the annual Almanac, and e-mail newsletters.

Access to the premium content of the Chronicle of Philanthropy, including news, trend analysis, and fundraising strategies

A comprehensive image archive of movie, television and entertainment history covering the late 19th century to present. Includes film and television production stills, posters and lobby cards, video clips, biographical information, and more. Content is rights-cleared for educational use in the classroom or to illustrate papers, web projects and other assignments.

A resource developed and maintained by the Cleveland Institute of Art's Gund Library staff. CAI indexes approximately 20,000 artists, artists groups, photographers, craftspeople, designers, and design firms whose work appears in group exhibition catalogs. (Tip: Free access. Available to all. The index includes Gund Library call numbers. Titles from this database must be searched in our catalog for availability and call number location.)

In-depth research and documentation (apparatus) plus images for each American painting to 1945 in the Corcoran Gallery of Art. (Tip: Free access. Available to everyone.)

An index to more than 500 design and craft journals on industrial and product design, architecture, interior design, furniture design, ceramics, glass, jewellery, metalsmithing, fashion and textile design, graphic design, etc. Covers publications from 1973 to present.