Architecture

Art Source with Art Index Retrospective

Alternative Titles
Art Index, Art Abstracts, Wilson Art Index, Art Index Retrospective, Art Retro, AI, AA, AIR, AS
Art & Architecture Complete, AAC
Art Full Text, Art FullText, ArtFullText, AFT
Description

Art Source™ covers fine, decorative and commercial art, folk art, photography, film, and architecture, and also includes a database-specific thesaurus. Providing over 750 full-text journals, more than 220 full-text books, and a collection of over 63,0000 images (from Picture Desk and other sources), it covers many leading academic journals, magazines and trade publications, including periodicals published in French, Italian, German, Spanish and Dutch as well as English.  It also provides indexing and abstracting of podcasts, 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.

Art Source was developed from a merger of EBSCO Publishing's Art & Architecture Complete database and H.W. Wilson's Art Full Text database, and includes many unique sources that were never previously available online.  It also includes H.W. Wilson's Art Index Retrospective database, providing indexing coverage back to 1929.

Type
Article Index
E-Book(s)
E-Journal(s)
Images
Coverage
1929 -
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8935
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Image Services Collections

Description
Collections of digitized images of artworks, cultural and historical artefacts, etc., from museums and other sources maintained by the UM Digital Library Production Service.
Type
Images
Coverage
Varies by collection.
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8907
Access
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Subjects
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History of Art Department, Visual Resources Collections

Alternative Titles
UM History of Art VRC
UM History of Art Visual Resources Collections
Description

The Department of the History of Art's digital collection consists of images digitized from slides, books, journals, and prints as well as digital images licensed from vendors, original digital photography donated by faculty, and images provided by other University Visual Resources Collections (VRC). In addition to digital images, the HART VRC Images collection includes data records of the Eleanor S. Collins VRC Teaching Collections, namely the 35mm slide collection.

Type
Images
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8769
Access
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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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Subjects
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RIBA Library

Description

Citations to over 2000 periodicals and 135,000 books held by the Royal Institute of British Architects Library. In addition to architecture, subject areas include civil engineering, landscape architecture, interior design, and town planning.

Type
Article Index
Coverage
1972 -
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8489
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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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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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
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Using Imageworks

Imageworks is an online service to help you find and use images.  Please contact us (imageworks@umich.edu) when you have trouble finding an image or if you have questions about using an image in teaching or for publication. 

Our online image collection is accessible via this link: Art, Architecture & Engineering Library Online Images. We are constantly adding to this database in response to curricular needs and with unique gift collections. And, as seen in the Research Guide for Images, we provide access to numerous other digital image databases.

DVDs, VHS tapes, and CD-ROMs in the AAEL Collection can all be found in Mirlyn.  Stop by the Circulation Desk on the 2nd Floor of the Duderstadt Center or request media using "Get This" in Mirlyn and the item will be held at the circulation desk of your choice. These items circulate for 3 days, with 3 renewals.

For further information on finding and using visual resources, please see the Research Guide for Images.

 

 

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Last modified: 08/22/2017

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