Architecture

Art Abstracts

Alternative Titles
Art Index, Art Abstracts, Wilson Art Index
Art Index Retrospective, Art Retro
AI, AA, AIR, AFT
Art Full Text, Art FullText, ArtFullText
Description

Art Abstracts™ is a comprehensive resource for art information featuring high-quality indexing and abstracting of over 600 periodicals dating back to 1984, including 280 peer-reviewed journals, as well as indexing and abstracting of over 13,000 art dissertations, and indexing of almost 200,000 art reproductions, which provide examples of styles and art movements, including works by emerging artists. The database covers fine, decorative and commercial art, folk art, photography, film, and architecture, and also includes a database-specific thesaurus.

Type
Article Index
E-Journal(s)
Coverage
1929 - (Indexing); 1994 - (Abstracting); 1997 - (Full Text of selected articles)
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8935
Access
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UM History of Art Visual Resources Collections

Alternative Titles
UM History of Art VRC
Description

Includes over 70,000 digitized images selected from the UM History of Art's collection of over 750,000 slides, photographs, and reproductions of works of art from all periods and places.

Type
Images
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8769
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ProQuest

Alternative Titles
ProQuest (all databases combined), Pro Quest, ProQuest Direct
CSA Illumina, Cambridge Scientific Abstracts
Description

Combined access to 80+ ProQuest databases, including full text journals, historical newspapers and corporate reports, and specialized indexes for many different fields, including: Arts, Business, Engineering, Health Sciences, History, Humanities, Literature & Language, News & Current Events, Science, Social Sciences, and Dissertations & Theses. Among the included databases: ABI/INFORM, American Periodicals Series (APS), Environmental Science & Pollution Management, Ethnic NewsWatch, OxResearch, ProQuest Dissertations and Theses, ProQuest Historical Annual Reports, ProQuest Historical Newspapers, ProQuest Research Library, ProQuest Technology Collection, and Zoological Record Plus. Includes all databases previously accessed on the CSA (Cambridge Scientific Abstracts) Illumina interface platform. 

Type
Article Index
Database
E-Journal(s)
Newspaper(s)
Search Engine
Text Collection
Coverage
Varies by database.
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8749
Mobile Version
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Oxford Art Online

Alternative Titles
Grove Dictionary of Art Online
Description
Online version of the comprehensive art reference work covering all forms of the visual arts: painting, sculpture, architecture, graphic and decorative arts, and photography, from prehistory to the 1990s. Includes 41,000 articles and 10,000 color images.
Type
Encyclopedia
Coverage
Contains full text, and selected images, of the first edition of 1996.
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8685
Access
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Architectural Graphic Standards

Alternative Titles
Architectural Graphic Standards (CD-ROM Version 3.0) [UM Library Terminal Services]
Description
Contains over 10,000 architectural elements, 85% of the drawings and details in CAD format. All CAD drawings can be exported directly into Windows programs like AutoCAD and MicroStation, in .dwg, .dgn. or .dxf file formats, for editing
Type
E-Book(s)
Coverage
10th edition (2000)
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8527
Access
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Design & Applied Arts Index (DAAI)

Alternative Titles
Design & Applied Arts Index (DAAI) (CSA)
Design and Applied Arts Index
DAAI
Description

Contains over 100,000 annotated references to articles from over 450 design and craft journals published worldwide; plus data on over 46,000 designers, craftspeople, studios, workshops, firms, etc.

Type
Article Index
Coverage
1987 - (with selective coverage 1973 - )
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8405
Access
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Art Theorists of the Italian Renaissance

Alternative Titles
Art Theorists of the Italian Renaissance [UM Library Terminal Services]
Description
Art Theorists of the Italian Renaissance is a collection of treatises on art and architecture from the period 1470 to 1775, and is structured around Giorgio Vasari's Lives of the Artists.
Type
Article Index
Coverage
1470 - 1775
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8379
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ARTbibliographies Modern

Alternative Titles
ABM
Art Bibliographies Modern
Description

Abstracts of articles, books, essays, exhibition catalogs & reviews, and dissertations covering artists & movements from the late 19th century to all aspects of modern & contemporary art, including photography from its invention in 1839 to the present.

Type
Article Index
Coverage
late 1960s -
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8191
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