Drain-Jordan Library Database List-Art, West Virginia State University
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DATABASES: ART

Academic One File

(Gale) Multidisciplinary database containing full-text articles and citations to academic journals and popular publications. Includes New York Times from 1985.

Academic Search Premier

(Ebsco) Multidisciplinary database provides full-text for more than 5,600 journals, including full-text for nearly 3,900 peer-reviewed titles.

Art Inventories

Inventories of American Painting and Sculpture Reference with over 400,000 works in public and private collections nationwide, and includes records from Save Outdoor Sculpture. Open access.

Directory of Open Access Journals

Multidisciplinary collection of open access academic journals. Can search for journal titles or keyword search for articles.

JSTOR - Early Journal Content

Articles covering various subject areas, full-text available prior to 1923 for US publications, and prior to 1879 worldwide. To ensure a full-text only result keep "Include only content I can access" selected.

Master FILE Premier

(Ebsco) Multidisciplinary database including full-text periodicals covering general interest subject areas. Contains an image collection with photos, maps and flags.

Photographic Archives Catalog

(Smithsonian American Art Museum) Contains over half a million photographs, negative and slides documenting American art from colonial to contemporary times (about 20% of collection is digitized). Notable collections: Peter A. Juley & Son Collection, Walter Rosenblum Collection, American Sculpture Photograph Study Collection, Library of Congress Copyright Deposit Collection. Open access.

Pre-1877 Art Exhibition Catalogue Index

(Smithsonian American Art Museum) Contains 136,494 records describing fine art works exhibited in the United States and Canada up through 1876, includes artists of all nationalities who exhibited works from 1773 to 1877 including Old Masters. Open access.

TOPIC Search

(Ebsco) Current events database, contains articles and citations on social, political and economic issues, scientific discoveries and other popular topics.