Arts

Readers Guide Abstracts (with Full Text)

Alternative Titles
Readers' Guide Full Text, Readers Guide Retrospective
Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature
RGA, RGPL, RGFT, RGR
Description

Indexes and briefly summarizes articles from 375 popular periodicals published in the U.S. & Canada, covering current events & news, fine arts, fashion, education, business, sports, health and nutrition, consumer affairs, etc.  Includes full text for many of the articles indexed.

Type
Article Index
Coverage
1890 - (Indexing); 1984 - (Abstracting)
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8221
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
Subjects

Humanities Abstracts (with Full Text)

Alternative Titles
Humanities Full Text
Humanities Index
Wilson Humanities Index
Description

Indexes and abstracts articles from almost 700 humanities publications. Covers periodicals in archaeology, art, classics, film, folklore, journalism, linguistics, music, performing arts, philosophy, religion, world history, and world literature. Abstracts feature articles, book reviews, interviews, obituaries, bibliographies, original works of fiction (including dramas and poems), and reviews of plays and television and radio programs. Excludes editorials, letters to the editor, news, ephemeral announcements, cartoons, and advertising. Each record contains a bibliographic citation for an article, book review, or other item in a journal. Full text is included for many articles.

Type
Article Index
Coverage
1984 - (index & abstracts); 1994 - (selected full text)
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8195
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
Subjects

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
Access
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Subjects

GeoRef

Alternative Titles
GeoRef (CSA)
Geo Ref
Description

Index to journal articles, books and some theses in the earth sciences. Topics include: all aspects of geology, solid-earth geophysics, mineralogy, paleontology, petrology, geochemistry, geochronology, energy, and stratigraphy.

Type
Article Index
Coverage
1785 - (North America); 1933 - (International)
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8179
Access
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Subjects

CAMIO

Description

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. CAMIO highlights the creative output of cultures around the world, from prehistoric to contemporary times, and covering the complete range of expressive forms.

Type
Images
Coverage
Current
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8161
Access
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Subjects

Mini-Comics Day at the Duderstadt Center

The Art, Architecture, and Engineering Library is hosting its 4th annual Mini-Comics Day on Saturday, March 22, 2014 from 10am to 6pm. Participants are challenged to write and draw a complete mini-comic within the span of a day.

Registration is now closed. Look for the next Minicomics Day in early 2015!

FAQ

What is Mini-Comics Day?
What are mini-comics?
Where and when is Mini-Comics Day happening?
Who can participate?
How do I sign up?
Do I need to bring my own supplies?
Why should I do this?

 

 

What is Mini-Comics Day?
This event will challenge artists to complete a mini-comic within the span of a day. Artists may work alone or with others, and the mini-comic may be any number of pages.

What are mini-comics?
Mini-comics (or just 'minis') are hand-made, independently- or small press-published comics, covering any and all subjects and utilizing all forms of media. While many mini-comics are small in size (around 5.5" x 4.5"), the format is non-standard, and a mini can be anywhere from the size of a postage stamp to a full-sized newspaper. Materials and bindings can also vary, though many creators prefer the simplicity of black & white drawings or paintings which make it easier to reproduce and distribute their work.
View a listing of some of the minicomics in the library

Where and when is Mini-Comics Day happening?
Mini-Comics Day will be held on Saturday, March 22, 2014 from 10am-6pm. The Duderstadt Center, located on the University of Michigan’s North Campus, will host the event, which will be in room 1180.
Who can participate?
Anyone! This event is open to university students, staff, and the general public alike.

Directions to the Duderstadt

Map of North Campus

Other Transportation Options

How do I sign up?

Registration is now closed. Look for the next Minicomics Day in early 2015! Space is limited, so sign up early to save your spot!

Do I need to bring my own supplies?
While there will be some limited supplies on hand, we encourage all participants to bring their own materials. There’s no requirement on what you use to make your comic— though you might want to keep reproduction in mind.

List and maps for places to purchase comic-making or general art supplies in the Ann Arbor area.

Why should I do this?
Because you like making comics. Because you want to work with other comic artists and swap minis. Because you've never made a minicomic before and want to know what all the fuss is about.

Also, did you know the Art, Architecture & Engineering Library in the Duderstadt Center has a (steadily growing) mini-comics collection? We'd love to have more representation from local artists, so this could be a great chance to get some of your work in our collection. If you have more questions about this special collection or would be interested in contributing your own mini-comic(s), you can contact Dave Carter at the AAEL.

 

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Last modified: 04/02/2014

artnet

The artnet database is searchable by artist, auction house, sale date, as well as title, medium, and details of work. Data covers auctions from 1989 on.

Access is limited to authorized U-M users.

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Last modified: 07/09/2012

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