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Found 85 items.


  1. Art Index Retrospective (1929-1984)
    1. Database Name: Art Index Retrospective (1929-1984)
    2. Description: An index to English and foreign-language periodicals, yearbooks, and museum bulletins; indexes selected book reviews and reproductions of works of art; includes citations only.
    3. Host URL: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.asp?profile=ehost&defaultdb=air
    4. Direct URL: http://www.lib.umd.edu/dbfinder/id/UMD01794
    5. Vendor: EBSCO
    6. Coverage: Covers all styles and periods of the fine arts, archaeology, architecture, decorative arts, advertising art, city planning, design, motion pictures, museum studies, and photography
    7. Time Span: 1929-1984
    8. Restrictions: Terms and Conditions
  2. ARTbibliographies Modern (ABM)
    1. Database Name: ARTbibliographies Modern (ABM)
    2. Description: Premier source of information on modern and contemporary arts dating from the late 19th century onwards, and including photography. Includes citations and abstracts to English and foreign-language journal articles, books, exhibition catalogs, dissertations, and reviews of books and exhibitions.
    3. Host URL: http://search.proquest.com/artbibliographies?accountid=14696
    4. Direct URL: http://www.lib.umd.edu/dbfinder/id/UMD08231
    5. Coverage: Covers all aspects of modern and contemporary art from the late 19th century to the present including painting, drawing, sculpture, graphic arts, photography, performance and installation art, computer and electronic art, conservation and crafts.
    6. Time Span: 1974 to the present, with some entries dating to the late 1960s
    7. Restrictions: Terms and Conditions
  3. Artcyclopedia
    1. Database Name: Artcyclopedia
    2. Description: Provides access to museum-quality works of art online including painting, sculpture, photography, decorative arts, installation art, video art, folk and outsider art, and architecture.
    3. Host URL: http://artcyclopedia.com
    4. Direct URL: http://www.lib.umd.edu/dbfinder/id/UMD04137
    5. Coverage: Covers all subjects and most media in the visual arts.
    6. Time Span: Covers all time periods.
  4. ARTFL
    1. Database Name: ARTFL
    2. Description: A cooperative project established in 1981 by the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique and the University of Chicago.
    3. Host URL: http://humanities.uchicago.edu/ARTFL/ARTFL.html
    4. Direct URL: http://www.lib.umd.edu/dbfinder/id/UMD01875
    5. Vendor: University of Chicago
    6. Coverage: 2000 texts, from classic works of French literature to non-fiction prose and technical writing: novels, poetry, theater, journalism, essays, correspondence, treatises. Subjects: literary criticism, biology, history, economics, and philosophy. A Provençal database includes texts in original languages.
    7. Time Span: 13th-20th cent.; selection of 17th cent. texts; some medieval and Renaissance
    8. Restrictions: Terms and Conditions
  5. ArticleFirst
    1. Database Name: ArticleFirst
    2. Description: OCLC index of articles from the contents pages of over 12,000 journals.
    3. Host URL: http://newfirstsearch.oclc.org/dbname=ArticleFirst;FSIP
    4. Direct URL: http://www.lib.umd.edu/dbfinder/id/UMD01535
    5. Vendor: OCLC / FirstSearch
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  6. Artnet
    1. Database Name: Artnet
    2. Description: Off-campus users: choose "USE THE DATABASE" to get to content. Offers sale results for more than 2.9 million artworks sold through 500 auction houses in 28 countries. Includes more than 600,000 color images. Works from over 180,000 artists are represented. Searchable by artist, title of work, auction house, medium, size, date of execution, and date of sale.
    3. Host URL: http://www.artnet.com/pdb/faadsearch/faadadvancedsearch.aspx?MVWjq_VHNmdWOpgZmpq6BVlboCtxznfXgwab24TtGyU1&GAartType=FineArt
    4. Direct URL: http://www.lib.umd.edu/dbfinder/id/UMD05536
    5. Vendor: Artnet
    6. Coverage: 1985 - Present
    7. Time Span: 1985 - Present
    8. Restrictions: Terms and Conditions
  7. ARTO: Reference Database of Finnish Articles
    1. Database Name: ARTO: Reference Database of Finnish Articles
    2. Description: An index of articles from over 500 Finnish journals, including ARK and other architectural journal article and (occasionally) references to articles in monographs. If an article is available in digital form, it is linked to the bibliographic record.
    3. Host URL: http://www.nationallibrary.fi/libraries/linnea/arto.html
    4. Direct URL: http://www.lib.umd.edu/dbfinder/id/UMD08283
    5. Coverage: 500 Finnish Journals
    6. Time Span: 1990-current
    7. Notes: RTO is maintained and developed by The National Library of Finland
  8. Arts and Humanities Citation Index
    1. Database Name: Arts and Humanities Citation Index
    2. Description: Provides access to current and retrospective bibliographic information and cited references found in nearly 1,130 of the world's leading arts & humanities journals. Also, covers individually selected, relevant items from approximately 7,000 of the world's leading science and social sciences journals.
    3. Host URL: http://webofknowledge.com/?DestApp=WOS&editions=AHCI
    4. Direct URL: http://www.lib.umd.edu/dbfinder/id/UMD06146
    5. Vendor: Institute for Scientific Information (ISI)
    6. Time Span: 1996 to present; weekly updates
    7. Restrictions: Terms and Conditions
  9. ARTstor
    1. Database Name: ARTstor
    2. Description: Repository of hundreds of thousands of digital images, from across many periods and cultures. Architecture, painting, sculpture, photography, decorative arts, design, and other forms of visual culture are represented. Provides tools to actively use images for scholarship, teaching, and learning.
    3. Host URL: http://www.artstor.org
    4. Direct URL: http://www.lib.umd.edu/dbfinder/id/UMD04679
    5. Restrictions: Terms and Conditions
  10. ArXiv, E-Print Archive
    1. Database Name: ArXiv, E-Print Archive
    2. Description: Contains research papers in physics, mathematics, non-linear science, computer science, quantitative biology and statistics. ArXiv represents up-to-date research including preprints, authors prefered versions and additional material. New materials added daily.
    3. Host URL: http://arxiv.org/
    4. Direct URL: http://www.lib.umd.edu/dbfinder/id/UMD07085
    5. Coverage: current