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Design Library

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Electronic Resources for Design Library

 

 

Description:

Indexing of over 600 periodicals, more than 13,000 art dissertations, and almost 200,000 art reproductions, providing examples of styles and art movements, including works by emerging artists. Includes a database-specific thesaurus and covers fine, decorative and commercial art, as well as folk art, photography, film, and architecture.

Please note: Limited to eight simultaneous users.

Access Information Resource is available on-campus or off-campus via EZProxy; Click the resource name to access it or here for off-campus instructions.

Vendor Name EBSCOhost: H. W. Wilson

Coverage 1980 - present

Update Frquency monthly

Special Usage Notes

This database does not provide direct links to the full-text of the article cited. For other electronic access options, use the UK Full-Text Options button that appears below the citation in your search results (more information). To see if we own a paper copy of the item, search the title in the InfoKat Discovery Library Catalog. If we do not own the item in any format, and you are a UK-affiliate, you may request the item through ILLiad.

Resource Types All Relevant Database(s),  Key Database(s) 

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Description:

Cumulates citations to volumes 1-32 of the printed Art Index. Provides users index access to over half a century of art literature covering fine, decorative, and commercial art. Content includes indexing of nearly 600 publications, many of which are peer-reviewed, and citations of over 25,000 book reviews.

Access Information Resource is available on-campus or off-campus via EZProxy; Click the resource name to access it or here for off-campus instructions.

Vendor Name EBSCOhost: H. W. Wilson

Coverage 1929 - 1984

Special Usage Notes

This database does not provide direct links to the full-text of the article cited. For other electronic access options, use the UK Full-Text Options button that appears below the citation in your search results (more information). To see if we own a paper copy of the item, search the title in the InfoKat Discovery Library Catalog. If we do not own the item in any format, and you are a UK-affiliate, you may request the item through ILLiad.

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Description:

Abstracts and indexes English and foreign-language journal articles, books, essays, exhibition catalogs, dissertations, and exhibition reviews. The database covers modern and contemporary arts, dating from the late 19th century onwards, including photography since its invention. Includes performance art and installation works, video art, computer and electronic art, body art, graffiti, artists' books, theatre arts, conservation, crafts, ceramic and glass art, ethnic arts, graphic and museum design, fashion, and calligraphy, as well as traditional media including illustration, painting, printmaking, sculpture, and drawing.

You may also search this database in a combined search with International Bibliography of Art.

Access Information Resource is available on-campus or off-campus via EZProxy; Click the resource name to access it or here for off-campus instructions.

Vendor Name ProQuest

Coverage 1974 - present [with some entries as far back as the late 1960s]

Update Frquency six times a year

Special Usage Notes

Resource Types All Relevant Database(s),  Key Database(s) 

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Description:

Multidisciplinary index covering the journal literature of the arts and humanities. In addition to searching by author, title keywords, subject terms and author addresses, you can also search by the specific references and works (e.g., art works, musical scores, books) that the indexed articles cite. Links to Cited References and Times Cites (with links to the citing article if it is included in the database) are available in each record. A&HCI covers over 1,700 core journals plus selected articles from social science and scientific publications that are relevant to arts and humanities topics. Topics include Archaeology, Linguistics, Architecture, Literary Reviews, Art, Literature, Asian Studies, Music, Classics, Philosophy, Dance, Poetry, Folklore, Radio, Television, Film, History, Religion, Language and Theatre.
Access via Web of Science Core Collection.

Access Information Resource is available on-campus or off-campus via EZProxy; Click the resource name to access it or here for off-campus instructions.

Vendor Name Web of Science / Thomson Reuters

Coverage 1975 - present; abstracts 2000 - present

Update Frquency weekly

Special Usage Notes

For electronic access options, use the  UK Full-Text Options button that appears below the citation in your search results (more information). To see if we own a paper copy of the item, search the title in InfoKat Discovery. If we do not own the item in any format, and you are a UK-affiliate, you may request the item through ILLiad.

Please note: If you get a blank results screen and are using older Internet Explorer versions, please use the Compatibility View option to resolve the display problem. This option is found under Tools or as an icon resembling a torn page near the URL bar. You need do this only once for Web of Science on your computer. For more details about Compatibility View, see the Microsoft knowledgebase.

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Description:

Provides curated collections of art images and associated data for noncommercial and scholarly, non-profit educational use. Currently contains approximately 300,000 digital images and associated catalog data; the tools to make active use of those images; and a restricted environment that seeks to balance the interests and needs of users with those of content providers. Images can be used for teaching and research in art history, as well as - more broadly - in the humanities and other disciplines.

Access Information Resource is available on-campus or off-campus via EZProxy; Click the resource name to access it or here for off-campus instructions.

Vendor Name Andrew W. Mellon Foundation

Special Usage Notes

Please note: For some users, mainly those on PCs, it will be necessary to install software such as 7Zip to unzip ARTstor downloads.

ARTstor offers tools that enable users to create personal folders and then share contents of those folders with other University users in a password-protected environment. The Offline Image Viewer, which is downloadable to the user's desktop, allows the import of ARTstor images as well as images from other sources to create a slideshow comparable to, but more functional than, a PowerPoint presentation.

ARTstor will interoperate with learning management systems like WebCT and Blackboard by allowing users to create stable URLs that permit linking from a learning management system or course website to ARTstor images or image groups.

To obtain full access to ARTstor, users should register and create individual logons by clicking in the upper right-hand corner of the screen. Instructors who want to create shared image folders should contact the Fine Arts Library (257-2800) or Design Library (257-4305) to receive the necessary authorization codes.

Please note: Pop-ups must be ENABLED when using ARTstor.

Resource Types Image Collection,  Key Database(s) 

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Description:

Indexes the history and practice of architecture, landscape architecture, city planning, historic preservation and interior design and decoration.d

Subject coverage:

  • Archaeology
  • Architecture
  • Architectural design
  • City planning
  • Furniture and decoration
  • Historic preservation
  • History of architecture
  • Interior design
  • Landscape architecture

Access Information Resource is available on-campus or off-campus via EZProxy; Click the resource name to access it or here for off-campus instructions.

Vendor Name ProQuest

Coverage Some selective coverage from 1741; 1934 - present

Update Frquency Weekly

Special Usage Notes

Resource Types All Relevant Database(s),  Key Database(s) 

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Description:

Indexes and abstracts (in English or French) articles (from over 4,800 journals), art-related books, conference proceedings, dissertations, and art exhibition and dealer's catalogs covering European and American visual arts from late antiquity to the present. Encompasses fine arts—painting, sculpture, drawing, prints, architecture—as well as decorative and applied arts-crafts, graphic arts, and folk and popular art. Special subject indexing covers persons, places, institutions, buildings, works of art, and topical subjects, with most subject terms in both English and French. Includes the International Bibliography of Art (IBA), covering the years 2008 and part of 2009, and the Répertoire de la litterature de l'art (RILA), one of the predecessors of BHA, with records that cover 1975–1989. For current coverage, see the International Bibilography of Art.

Access Information Free resource - available to everyone on the Internet

Vendor Name J. Paul Getty Trust

Coverage 1975 - 2007

Special Usage Notes

Resource Types All Relevant Database(s) 

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Pence Hall The Hunter M. Adams College of Design Library houses the collections which pertain to architecture, interior design and historic preservation.

The collection is primarily a design collection with a strong emphasis on works by architects and designers in the U.S., Europe and contemporary Japan. Materials relating to historic interiors and furniture focus primarily on the U.S. and Great Britain.

Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals - Indexes the major journal for architecture and interior design; includes some landscape architecture and historic preservation.

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Loan Periods

UK Faculty/Staff, Affiliated Faculty/Staff, Emeritus Faculty, Visiting Scholars

Books: 90 days
Bound and Unbound Periodicals: Library Use
Non-Print: 90 days
Reserves: 2 hours
Item Limit: 100 items (unless restricted)


UK Graduate Students, Donovan Scholars

Books: 90 days
Bound and Unbound Periodicals: Library Use
Non-Print: 90 days
Reserves: 2 hours
Item Limit: 75 items (unless restricted)


UK Undergraduate Students

Books: 28 days
Bound and Unbound Periodicals: Library Use
Non-Print: 28 days
Reserves: 2 hours
Item Limit: 25 items (unless restricted)


Non-UK Borrowers

Books: 28 days
Bound and Unbound Periodicals: Library Use
Non-Print: Library Use
Reserves: 2 hours
Item Limit: 10 items (unless restricted)

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