Art & Art History Databases

Connect to Art Index on the Web Contains full-text articles. Click to see all full-text databases.
Index to articles and reproductions of works of art appearing in periodicals published throughout the world on the visual arts, from 1929-present. The full text of selected periodicals is available online from 1997 forward. Updated daily.
Connect to ARTbibliographies Modern on the Web
Indexes and abstracts journal articles, books, exhibition catalogs, and other publications on modern and contemporary arts from the late 19th century onwards and on photography since its invention. Late 1960s to the present. Updated monthly.
Connect to Arts & Humanities Citation Index on the Web
A cited reference index, indicating which works were cited in the bibliographies of articles in over 1,400 journals in the arts and humanities. 1993-present.
Connect to Berg Fashion Library on the Web Contains full-text articles. Click to see all full-text databases.
Provides a wide range of information on dress and body adornment worldwide throughout history. Includes the Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion and other reference works, the full text of nearly 60 other books on fashion, and an extensive color image bank. Updated continuously.
Connect to BHA (Bibliography of the History of Art) on the Web
Indexes and abstracts books, journal articles, exhibition catalogs, and other publications on postclassical Western visual art. Abstracts are in English or French. 1975-2009.
Connect to Book Review Digest on the Web
Indexes, and provides selective excerpts from, reviews of English language books in all subjects, fiction and nonfiction, published in the United States, Canada, and Great Britain. Brief annotations of the books are also provided. The reviews come from over 8,000 different periodicals. Coverage begins in 1905. Updated daily.
Connect to Book Review Index on the Web
Provides citations to reviews of books, periodicals, audiobooks, and electronic media that have appeared in a wide range of journals, popular magazines, and newspapers. Coverage is 1965 - present.
Connect to The Chicago Manual of Style on the Web Contains full-text articles. Click to see all full-text databases.
The complete, fully-searchable text of the 16th (2010) edition of The Chicago Manual of Style, one of the major citation guides used in academic writing. It also provides guidance on correct grammar, usage, punctuation, spelling, and other aspects of good writing.
Connect to Essay and General Literature Index on the Web
Indexes over 330,000 essays and articles contained in anthologies and collections of essays published in the United States, Canada, and Great Britain. Coverage spans the entire range of the humanities and social sciences. 1900-present. Updated daily.
Connect to Oxford Art Online on the Web Contains full-text articles. Click to see all full-text databases.
Grove Art Online
Now available as Oxford Art Online
A scholarly encyclopedia covering all aspects of Western and non-Western visual art. It includes the full text of Grove's Dictionary of Art (1996), as well as other art reference works from Oxford University Press. Updated regularly.
Connect to Humanities & Social Sciences Index Retrospective on the Web
Indexes nearly 1200 scholarly journals covering the entire range of the humanities and social sciences from 1907-1984. Also covers many important scientific journals through the 1950s. For indexing of articles appearing 1985-present., use Social Sciences Full Text and/or Humanities Full Text.
Connect to Humanities Full Text on the Web Contains full-text articles. Click to see all full-text databases.
Indexes and abstracts English-language articles in the most important journals in the humanities, from 1984-present. The full text of many of these articles is available online from 1995 forward. Updated daily. For indexing of articles appearing prior to 1984, use Humanities & Social Sciences Index Retrospective.
Connect to International Bibliography of Art on the Web
The successor to BHA, indexes and abstracts journal articles, books, exhibition catalogues, and other publications on European art from late antiquity to the present, American art from the colonial era to the present, and global art since 1945. 2008-present.
Connect to Oxford Art Online on the Web Contains full-text articles. Click to see all full-text databases.
Formerly Grove Art Online
A scholarly encyclopedia covering all aspects of Western and non-Western visual art. It includes the full text of Grove's Dictionary of Art (1996), as well as other art reference works from Oxford University Press. Updated regularly.
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