Last Updated: Nov 4, 2014
Sarah Prindle, Humanities & Fine Arts Librarian
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- Art & Architecture Complete
Art & Architecture Complete provides access to full text for over 240 periodicals and 140 books, as well as selective coverage for over 50 publications.
A digital library of approximately 550,000 images in the areas of art, architecture, the humanities, and social sciences. Downloading images requires you to create a free personal account while logged in on campus.
- CAMIO (Catalog of Art Museum Images Online)
OCLC's Catalog of Art Museum Images Online — is a growing online collection documenting works of art from around the world, representing the collections of prominent museums.
- Design and Applied Arts Index
DAAI contains over 130,000 annotated references from more than 500 design and craft journals and newspapers published from 1973 onwards, and data on over 50,000 designers, craftspeople, studios, workshops, firms etc.
- International Bibliography of Art (IBA)
IBA is the successor to the Bibliography of the History of Art (BHA). The database includes records created by the Getty Research Institute in 2008-09, with new records created by ProQuest.
- Oxford Art Online
Reference source on art history. Includes Grove Art Online, The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms, the Encyclopedia of Aesthetics, The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms, the Benezit Dictionary of Artists, and The Oxford Companion to Western Art.
- Academic Search Complete
Academic Search Premier, designed specifically for academic institutions, is the world's largest scholarly, multi-disciplinary full text database containing full text for nearly 4,650 serials, including more than 3,600 peer-reviewed publications.
- America: History and Life (EBSCO)
- Art and Architecture in Video
A collection of documentaries and interviews illustrating the history, theory and practice of art, design and architecture.
- Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals
The Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals database offers a comprehensive listing of journal articles on architecture and design.
- Bibliography of the History of Art
The Bibliography of the History of Art (BHA) is the world's most comprehensive bibliography of scholarly writing about the history of western art through 2008.
- CARLI Digital Collections
Established in 2006 as a repository for digital content created by member libraries of the Consortium of Academic and Research Libraries in Illinois (CARLI). It includes several collections of digitized photographs from the Morris Library's SCRC.
- Communication & Mass Media Complete
Provides the most robust, quality research solution in areas related to communication and mass media arts.
- ERIC (EBSCO)
Search the Educational Resources Information Center (ERIC) database, Resources in Education (RIE), and the Current Index to Journals in Education (CIJE) file of journal citations for over 1000 professional journals
- LexisNexis Academic Search
Search over 5,600 sources, selected to meet academic research needs: National and regional newspapers, wire services, broadcast transcripts, international news, and non-English language sources, as well as legal and government resources.
- Nineteenth [19th] Century MasterFile
The largest resource for historical research prior to 1925. Brings together over 60 subject indexes to periodicals, newspapers, books, US Congressional record, US and UK Government documents, and US Patents.
- Saskia Digital Image Archive
Contains 30,000 digital images of paintings, sculpture and architecture, including images from many important collections.
- Journal of Art Historiography
Out of the University of Birmingham, a free, open access electronic journal for study and practice of art historical writing. Topics include archaeology, anthropology, ethnography, as well visual studies and traditional art history.
An online peer-reviewed quarterly journal of scholarship in the humanities and visual arts, focused on theoretical frameworks for thinking about culture.
- Body, Space, and Technology Journal
A multimedia, peer-reviewed journal on intersections of technology and the arts.
- International Journal of Design
Peer-reviewed, open access journal published in Taiwan on professional and scholarly topics in art & design.
Search books, journals, government documents, videos, DVDs, music CDs, and music scores.
Search I-Share @ Morris Library
Request items from around the world through Interlibrary Loan.
- Interlibrary Loan
If there's a book not in I-Share, we'll find it. If there's an article that says "We don't have this online," we will get it for you. Just sign up for an Interlibrary Loan account (click First-Time User). Request articles through "Request a Photocopy".
Worldwide catalog of library resources. See if it's in I-Share, SIU, or locate items to request via ILL.
For in-depth arguments (often) not yet published, try these databases of dissertations and theses.