Art History

Iter: Gateway to the Middle Ages and Renaissance

Description
Includes index to citations from more than 1,600 scholarly journals in all areas of Medieval and Renaissance studies (400-1700). Also included are: Iter Italicum, Renaissance Quarterly Online, Early Theatre, REED Newsletter, Renaissance and Reformation and the International Directory of Scholars.
Type
Article Index
Coverage
1895 - (Varies by title indexed)
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9113
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
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ProQuest Dissertations & Theses

Alternative Titles
PQDT, ProQuest Digital Dissertations (PQDD)
Dissertation Abstracts, Diss. Abs., Diss Abs
Index to Theses
Description

Indexing & authors' abstracts for most doctoral dissertations and some masters theses accepted each year in the United States and Canada (since 1861), plus thousands more from Great Britain and Ireland (since 1716), and selected other universities around the world (as far back as 1637).  Includes full-text (in PDF) of most* dissertations submitted at University of Michigan and the 14 other CIC/Big Ten Universities since 1997. 

[Note: Currently access is also provided to the full text of many additional dissertations from additional institutions, but this expanded full text access is temporary.]

*Two factors cause a certain percentage of dissertations not to be included:

1) Authors of dissertations have the right to restrict access to the full text of their dissertation from all ProQuest databases and document delivery services if they so choose.  Some publishers recommend or require blocking of access to the full text of a dissertation as a condition of publishing a revised version of a dissertation as a scholarly book.  If access to a dissertation listed in ProQuest has been restricted by the author, a notification of this appears in the full record display, to the right, above the MGet It button.

2) Increasingly, universities are requiring that doctoral degree candidates deposit their dissertations into the university's online repository, and changing submission to ProQuest from a requirement to an option.  For example, as of 2012, University of Michigan requires deposit of dissertations into its Deep Blue online repository, and no longer requires submission to ProQuest.  To the extent that authors elect not to submit their dissertations to ProQuest, its listings for dissertations will become gradually less complete over time.  (Its listings for dissertations filed at U-M in 2012 are about 80% complete.)

Type
Article Index
E-Book(s)
Coverage
1637 -
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9069
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
Subjects

Index of Christian Art

Alternative Titles
index to christian art
Description

Provides subject and iconographic access to over 200,000 photographic reproductions of Christian art in the east and west from early apostolic times up to A.D. 1400. Includes bibliographies for all works of art covered. (Images are not included.)

Type
Article Index
Coverage
100 - 1400 A.D.
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9061
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
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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
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
Subjects

African American Artists on Disc

Alternative Titles
African American Artists on Disc [UM Library Terminal Services]
Description

A comprehensive annotated bibliography of black artists and art in the US, spanning nearly three centuries. Covers more than 8,000 African-American fine, vernacular, and craft artists, plus art historians, museum and gallery directors, and curators.

Type
Article Index
Coverage
Current edition.
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8917
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
Subjects

Kelsey Museum of Archaeology Artifacts Database

Alternative Titles
Kelsey Museum of Archaeology Registry Database
Description

An online version of the catalog of objects from the ancient world (coins, textiles, pottery, sculpture, etc.) that are held by the University of Michigan's Kelsey Museum of Archaeology. It includes descriptions of over 98,000 objects and fine art photographs. The database is being expanded to include images of many of the artifacts.

Type
Catalog
Images
Coverage
Current cumulative file.
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8909
Access
Open access for all usersOpen access for all users
Subjects

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
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
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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
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
Subjects

Pages

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