Journal Articles, Web Resources, & Art Collections: Fine Arts

When looking for journal articles, I would recommend starting with a general database like Academic Search Complete. It is very user-friendly, fairly comprehensive, and includes many instances of full-text articles.

Proquest Academic Videos Online (AVON)- Web-based digital video delivery service that allows you to view streaming videos anytime, anywhere, 24/7! Choose from thousands of high-quality educational titles in dozens of subject areas.  (Found under Library Databases on our homepage.)

Project MUSE includes the full text of over 175 scholarly journals in the Arts and Humanities, and Social Sciences fields.

JSTOR Arts & Sciences I - VI and Complement Collections and Life Sciences is an archival collection that includes 1,856,206 full-length articles across 47 disciplines.

America: History & Life - The definitive index of literature covering the history & culture of the US & Canada, from prehistory to the present. Indexes 1,700 journals.

 

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Academic Search Complete A multi-disciplinary database which provides full text for more than 8,500 periodicals, including full text for over 7,300 peer-reviewed journals.
Project MUSE Includes the full text of over 320 scholarly journals in the Arts & Humanities and Social Sciences fields.
JSTOR Arts & Sciences I - VIII, Complement Collections and Life Sciences

Provides access to archival & current issues of over 1,400 scholarly journals across 57 academic disciplines. Includes primary source materials.

Robertson Library does not subscribe to all of the JSTOR collections, so use Interlibrary Loan to request articles that are not available in JSTOR or the Library's other collections.

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Need help? See the "How to Search JSTOR" guide.

 

 

 

Beta from JSTOR:

JSTOR Labs has created an interesting new kind of search engine for finding articles within their collections that are "similar to" an article that you provide (upload PDF, does not have to be from JSTOR). If your topic does not require very recent articles, give it a try!
http://www.jstor.org/analyze/

Click here to access the America: History and Life database The definitive index of literature covering the history & culture of the US & Canada, from prehistory to the present. Indexes 1,700 journals.
Combined search of the Bibliography of the History of Art and

BHA and RILA cover European and American visual arts material published between 1975 and 2007.

This is a specialized database indexing both books (including exhibition catalogs) and articles.

It does not contain full text or links to the Library's full text or book collections, so use to identify resources and then look them up by title/author in OneSearch to check for access or place ILL requests.

Gale OneFile: Fine Arts

Search millions of articles about drama, music, art history, and filmmaking. Diverse resource for serious fine arts students.

Places 10.4 million articles at the fingertips of serious students of drama, music, art history, and filmmaking. More than 250 journals covered in databases such as the Wilson Art Index and the Répertoire International de Littérature Musicale (RILM) index are available in full text.


Description provided by the database publisher, Gale/Cengage

Oxford University Press Journals Full text for over 240 journals from a variety of areas, including history, literature, science, medicine, political science, psychology & sociology.
ArtStor Public Collections Search

ArtStor is a collection of images of art across many cultures and times. UPEI does not subscribe to the main database, but a significant portion is freely available to all as the Public Collections.

 

Created by: Suzanne Jones, B.A., M.L.S.
Date Created: 16-October-2000
Date Revised: 15-April -2015