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  • Academic Search Premier
    Scholarly journal articles and popular magazines covering all topics. A great database for beginning searches. 1980s-present (dates may vary).
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  • AP Images (Updated Daily)
    Photos from the Associated Press 50 million image print and negative library. 1840s-current.
    Also Known As
    • Associated Press Images Collection (Updated Daily)
    Updated daily.
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  • Art Abstracts & Art Index Retrospective A Best Bet database
    Summarizes scholarly articles about art published in national and international journals. Indexes yearbooks, and museum bulletins, and reproductions of works of art. 1984-indexes: 1994-abstracts.
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  • Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals A Best Bet database
    Indexes 2,000 scholarly journals in archeology, city planning, interior design, and historic preservation, as well as architecture. International coverage. 1930s-current.
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  • Bibliography of the History of Art
    Bibliography of scholarly writing about the history of western art. Includes articles from over 1,200 journals. Includes the Bibliography of the History of Art (BHA) and the Répertoire de la litterature de l'art (RILA), 1975-2007
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  • Connecticut Artists Project
    Information about the painters, sculptors, illustrators, printmakers, photographers, craftspersons and other artists who have lived or worked in Connecticut. current.
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  • Museology and Conservation of Canada
    Information about museums, galleries, and heritage information in Canada and around the world. current.
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  • Oxford Art Online A Best Bet database
    Over 45,000 articles on every aspect of the visual arts (painting, sculpture, graphic arts, architecture, decorative arts and photography) from prehistory to the present. current.
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    • Grove Art Online
    Oxford Art Online is limited to 14 simultaneous users. If you can't get in, please wait a short time and try again!
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  • Project MUSE
    Full-text of over 200 journals in classics, education, history, literature, math, philosophy, politics, religion, and visual and performing arts. 1829 ebooks in the social sciences and humanities.
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  • Reader's Guide Retrospective
    The most popular general-interest periodicals published in the United States. 1890-1982.
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  • Rhizome
    Open access database including ArtBase, which contains over 1,800 digital art works, and TextBase, which holds over 2,500 new media art-related articles. is an affiliate of the New Museum of Contemporary Art.
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