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Journal Articles

Bibliography of the History of Art
The Getty Research Institute provides access to the Bibliography of the History of Art (BHA) and to the Répertoire de la litterature de l'art (RILA) for no charge. These citation databases, searchable together, cover material published between 1975 and 2007.
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Academic Search Complete Restricted Resource Some full text available
Index and full text of magazines, newspapers, reports, conference proceedings, and scholarly journals in a wide variety of disciplines.
DOAJ: Directory of Open Access Journals Some full text available
DOAJ is a database of open access, peer-reviewed journals.
JSTOR Restricted Resource Some full text available
An electronic repository of full-text journals in a variety of disciplines, Jstor includes the full text of journals starting from the origin of their publication, but often does not have the most recent 2-5 years.
MasterFILE Restricted Resource Some full text available Resource contains images
A general, interdisciplinary database that contains an index and full-text for periodicals, primary source documents, and ebooks. Periodicals coverage is from 1975 to the present.
Project Muse Restricted Resource Some full text available
Full text of a variety of journals published by the Johns Hopkins University Press; covers 1995-present in most cases.

Publications in the Field

Find a Publication
Search for a journal, magazine, or other periodical by its exact title, the beginning words of the title, or words within the title. You can also browse by Category for journals in your field of interest.

Reference Materials

Dictionary of Art
Print Location: REF N31 .D5 1996
This 34 volume work is the definitive reference guide to art history, and contains detailed entries by over 6000 renowned art experts.  Each entry includes a bibliography for further reading.
Encyclopedia of World Art
Print Location: REF N31 .E533
This classic 17-volume encyclopedia covers virtually every topic in art, art history, and architecture.  Each volume includes many plate illustrations in addition to the textual entries.
Encyclopedia of Aesthetics
Print Location: BH56 .E53 1998
Includes more than six hundred essays, alphabetically arranged, on approximately four hundred individuals, concepts, periods, theories, issues, and movements in the history of aesthetics.  Each entry includes a bibliography for further reading.
Oxford Encyclopedia of the Bible and the Arts Restricted Resource Some full text available
Covers the cultural history of biblical texts, themes, characters, images, and the Bible itself in the literary, visual, and musical arts.

Images

Art Images for College Teaching (AICT) Resource contains images
Art Images for College Teaching (AICT) is a royalty-free image exchange resource for the educational community.
Art Institute of Chicago Collection Resource contains images
Freely available images of artwork in the Art Institute of Chicago's collection. Also available through this interface are books, writings, reference materials, and other resources.
Artstor Library Resource contains images
Free access to the public collections on Artstor.
Getty Digital Collections Resource contains images
Provides access to digitized images and books on art subjects held by the Getty Research Institute.
Library of Congress Prints & Photographs Resource contains images
The collections of the Prints & Photographs Division of the Library of Congress include photographs, fine and popular prints and drawings, posters, and architectural and engineering drawings. While international in scope, the collections are particularly rich in materials produced in, or documenting the history of, the United States and the lives, interests and achievements of the American people.
Metropolitan Museum of Art Resource contains images
The Metropolitan Museum of Art has made available about 400,000 digital images of items in their collections. Browse by Artist/Maker/Culture, Object Type/Material, Geographic Location, Date/Era, or Department, or search for images. Images with "OASC" below them are free to download.
New York Public Library (NYPL) Digital Gallery Resource contains images
NYPL's Digital Gallery provides free and open access to over 800,000 images digitized from the The New York Public Library's vast collections, including illuminated manuscripts, historical maps, vintage posters, rare prints, photographs and more.
Public Art Archive Resource contains images
Free online resource about public artworks and art intended to be readily viewed by the public. It offers standardized and highly rigorous metadata structures, controlled taxonomies, advanced mapping features, and sophisticated search and filter tools.
Saskia Art Images Restricted Resource Resource contains images
The Saskia digital archive collection contains 30,000 digital images of paintings, sculpture and architecture, including images from many important collections: the Prado, the Kunsthistorisches Museum, the Uffizi, and the Louvre as well as archaeological sites in Greece, Italy, Turkey and Egypt. The images can be displayed and downloaded in high-resolution format.
Web Gallery of Art Resource contains images
The Web Gallery of Art is a virtual museum and searchable database of Western (European) fine arts of the Medieval, Renaissance, Baroque, Neoclassicism, Romanticism, Realism, and Impressionism periods (1000-1900), currently containing over 31,800 reproductions. It is intended to be a free resource of art history primarily for students and teachers.
Yale University Art Gallery Resource contains images
Thousands of images of works in the Gallery’s collection believed to be in the public domain are available for free download through the Gallery’s website. To download open-access images, simply click the “download” link beneath the display image in the individual object record.

Also available for searching is the Yale Center for British Art.

Websites

Getty Publications Virtual Library Some full text available Resource contains images
These publications, the earliest of which dates from 1966, span the Getty’s rich publishing history, and include collection catalogues that highlight masterpieces from Getty collections, translations of groundbreaking texts on the visual arts, essential works of art historical research, exhibition catalogues, journals, and publications that serve as key resources in the conservation of the world’s cultural heritage.