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Jessie Ball duPont Library
Art History 340: American Art
A guide to the basic information resources on American Art, Art History 340.
Offers abstracts and indexing, with selected full-text coverage, of international peer-selected publications including Latin American, Canadian, Asian and other non-Western art, new artists, contemporary art, exhibition reviews, and feminist criticism. Also indexes reproductions of works of art that appear in indexed periodicals. Coverage dates: Citations only 1984-, Abstracts 1994-, "Select" Full Text: 1997 to present. Updated daily.
Subjects Covered: Advertising Art, Antiques, Archaeology, Architecture and Architectural History, Art History, Computers in Art, Crafts, Decorative Arts, Fashion Design, Folk Art, Graphic Arts, Industrial Design, Interior Design, Landscape Architecture, Motion Pictures, Museology, Non-Western Art, Painting, Photography, Pottery, Sculpture, Television, Textiles, Video. A list of all journals covered can be found here: http://vnweb.hwwilsonweb.com/hww/Journals/
Search interface: EBSCOhost
An index of sources about fine arts and art history. Helps users find contemporary criticism of art at the time of its debut, track the body of work of an artist or movement, find artists’ interviews and other commentary, and more. Citations only.
Indexes periodicals, yearbooks, and museum bulletins and some art reproductions. Subjects Covered: Advertising Art, Antiques, Archaeology, Architecture and Architectural History, Art History, Crafts, Decorative Arts, Folk Art, Graphic Arts, Industrial Design, Interior Design, Landscape Architecture, Motion Pictures, Museology, Non-Western Art, Painting, Photography, Pottery, Sculpture, Television, Textiles.
Search interface: EBSCOhost
Searches both the BHA (Bibliography of the History of Art/Bibliographie d'histoire de l'art) and the RILA (Répertoire de la litterature de l'art). The BHA is the most comprehensive art bibliography available worldwide, covering European and American visual arts from late antiquity to the present, including painting, sculpture, drawing, prints, architecture, decorative and applied arts, graphic arts, and folk and popular art. Time period: 1975-1989. Citations and abstracts only.
BHA includes articles from over 1,200 journals and covers the years 1990-2007. RILA covers 1975-1989. Records have abstracts in French or English and subject terms in French and English. The database indexes and abstracts art-related books, conference proceedings and dissertations, exhibition and dealers' catalogs, and articles from over 4,300 periodicals.
A collection of over 3,000 academic journals and over 70,000 ebooks in the humanities, social sciences, and sciences. Also includes over a million images, letters, and other primary sources. Most journals are covered from their first issue up to 3-5 years from the current year, and include previous titles. Also includes the current issues of some titles. Note: there are some journals in JSTOR for which Sewanee does not have full-text access. In the Advanced search you can limit to only the content available to you.
First published as the landmark 34-volume Dictionary of Art, the dictionary now lives as an online resource, published by Oxford University Press. Grove Art features entries on artists, architects, craftsmen, patrons, movements, locations, and periods, as well as bibliographies for further research and thousands of searchable images made available through Oxford’s partnerships with museums, galleries, and other outstanding arts organizations. Grove Art is the unsurpassed authority on all aspects of the visual arts, with 30,000 signed and peer-reviewed articles contributed by nearly 7,000 international scholars.
A collection of hundreds of thousands of digital images and related data. Also includes special tools to actively use images. Images are from hundreds of museums, artists, artists' estates, photographers, scholars, special collections, and photo archives. Artstor requires that you register for a free personal account the first time you access through the library. You will set up your own username and password. You will not be required to log in twice after the first time using Artstor.