Art & Architecture core

Grove Encyclopedia of Classical Art and Architecture [Oxford]

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Covers more than 4,000 years of art in "every art form, medium and civilization from Cycladic, Minoan, Helladic, and Etruscan art to the fall of the Roman Empire [including] art historical and cultural information about art forms, artists, rulers, philosophers, architecture, renowned works of art, archaeological sites and stylistic developments."

Grove Encyclopedia of Decorative Arts [Oxford]

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Covers thousands of years of decorative arts production throughout western and non-western cultures including entries on artists, craftsmen, designers, workshops, decorative art forms, and the qualities and historical uses of materials, and lengthy articles about the history of armor, jewelry, furniture, textiles, and ceramics.

Artists' Papers Register

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A location register of archival documents relating to artists, designers and craftspeople in publicly-accessible collections in the UK and Ireland.

Official Museum Directory

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Grove Encyclopedia of American Art [Oxford]

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Covers all aspects of American art and architecture from Native American art to Colonial art to contemporary American art.

Landscape Studies (Five Colleges)

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Information available throughout the Five Colleges including online resources published by professional societies, government agencies, and other organizations broadly related to the study of the landscape.

South and Southeast Asian Art and Archaeology Index

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Dates of Coverage: 
1996 to present

Annotated entries on South and SE Asian art, from Bangladesh to Vietnam, excluding Buddhist art of China. Covers scholarly publications ranging from survey works and monographs to articles in journals and monographs, reviews and PhD dissertations.

Berg Fashion Library

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Includes Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion, Berg fashion e-books, color images from noted costume collections, and fashion reference material.

International Bibliography of Art [ProQuest]

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Dates of Coverage: 
2008 to present

Indexes literature on post-classical western art plus global art since 1945 in core journals, books, conference proceedings & exhibition catalogues. See Bibliography of the History of Art for earlier years.

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