A pictorial and written archive of mythological, ritualistic, and symbolic images from all over the world and from all epochs of human history.
Archive for Research in Archetypal Symbolism (ARAS)
A pictorial and written archive of mythological, ritualistic, and symbolic images from all over the world and from all epochs of human history.
Art Full Text (1984 to date)
Indexes 350 art magazines and journals covering pre-historic to contemporary art. Some full text from 1995-date.  For earlier dates search its companion database Art Index Retrospective (1929-1984)
<br>Searching both databases simultaneously for publications dated 1929 to the present. Both databases index the Allen Memorial Art Museum Bulletin.  
Art Index Retrospective (1929-1984)
Indexes 350 art magazines and journals covering 
pre-history to contemporary art. 

Indexes the Allen Memorial Art Museum Bulletin
Art Sales Index (1970 to date)
Lists price paid for fine art sold at major auction houses worldwide.  Includes sales of oil paintings, works on paper, miniatures, prints, sculpture & photographs from pre-history to date.

ARTbibliographies MODERN
Indexes 300+ journals published from 1969 to the present covering western European and north American art created in the late 19thc to the present. Also indexes exhibition catalogs, books and essays in books.  Includes photography, the fine arts and new media but not architecture.
Over 1 million images selected to support research and reaching in art history from pre-historical to contemporary media.
Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals
Indexes architecture and related fields, from pre-historical to contemporary practice in 2,500+ international Journals. 1930s-date, with some titles indexed from 19th century. 
Bibliography of Asian Studies (1971 to date)
Indexes English language articles on all aspects of  East, Southeast, and South Asian culture.  
Bibliography of the History of Art (BHA) (1975-2007)
Index to 1,200+ North American and European Journals covering Western Art from ca. 300 CE to present. Succeeded by International Bibliography of Art.
Blouin art sales index
Provides price information for fine art sold at auction around the world from 1920 to the present. Includes more than 2.5 million entries and 250,000 artist names
Design and Applied Arts Index
Indexes articles, news items, and reviews. Broad range of materials are covered, from textiles and ceramics to glass, wood, and metal.  Topics include jewelry, furniture, fashion, typography, landscape architecture, web and computer-aided design, computer graphics, and animation, plus business-oriented subjects such as advertising, packaging, and industrial design.
Dates of coverage:  1973 to date
FRANCIS (International Humanities and Social Sciences)
Indexes and abstracts international, multilingual, multidisciplinary resources in the humanities and social sciences.

Subjects: archaeology; art history; ethnology; French literature; geography; history of science and technology; information science; linguistics; management; philosophy; prehistory; religion; sociology.

Dates of Coverage: 1984-

Garden, Landscape & Horticulture Index
Has a special focus on environmentally sustainable horticultural and design practices, for gardening enthusiasts, professionals, and students.

Getty research portal
A multidisciplinary, multilingual catalog of fundamental texts, rare books, exhibition catalogs, auction catalogs and related documents digitized by libraries and museums worldwide.  Texts may be downloaded and are digitized in their entirety. 
Grove Art Online
Note: Part of Oxford Art Online, a suite of four art encyclopedias
Most comprehensive art encyclopedia available in English; useful for scholarly overviews and excellent bibliographies. 
Humanities International Complete
Index to journals, books and reference sources in all humanities disciplines, as well as selected original creative works including poems, fiction, photographs, and illustrations, with some content available full-text.
Index Islamicus
Includes scholarship from various disciplines written about the Middle East, Muslim areas of Asia and Africa, and Muslim populations across the globe.
Dates of Coverage: 1906 to date
Index to 19th-Century American Art Periodicals
Indexes contents of the 42 major art journals published in 19th c. America. Covers the fine arts, architecture, design and photography in Europe and North America from prehistory to the late 19th c. Advertisements are indexed and many articles have links to full text.

International Bibliography of Art (2008 to date)
Indexes 500 journals covering European art since antiquity, American art sincle the colonial period, and Global art since 1945. Preceded by the Bibliography of the History of Art.
International Medieval Bibliography
Note: Only 3 Oberlin users at one time.
Indexes international scholarship covering the Middle Ages in Europe, the Middle East, and North Africa.
Dates of Coverage: 1967 to date
Iter: Gateway to the Middle Ages and Renaissance
Indexes academic journals covering the Middle Ages and Renaissance (400-1700) primarily in Europe.
Dates of Coverage: 1859 to date
Online videos include documentaries and feature films
Master Drawings Index
Dates of Coverage: 1963 - 2003
Meiji Japan: The Edward Morse Collection from Peabody Essex Museum
 Edward Sylvester Morse (1838-1925) was one of the first Americans to live in Japan (1858-1925); his archive forms the basis of this website. Use for primary source materials -- diaries, drawings, correspondence, artifacts -- on everyday life as Japan went through several transitions. 
Oberlin College Visual Resources Image Collection

A growing database of images selected by Art Dept. faculty to support instruction.  Primarily architecture, sculpture, painting, and other media from various art historical periods. 

Oberlin College educational use only.   Redistribution off campus prohibited.

OhioLINK Library Catalog
OhioLINK Library Catalog is a combined catalog of over 7.8 million books and other library materials from many of Ohio?s universities, colleges, community colleges and the State Library of Ohio. OhioLINK?s design allows you to transfer a search from your local library catalog to the OhioLINK combined catalog with the touch of a button. The OhioLINK catalog provides immediate access to the library holdings of the whole system, including current availability status. Requested books and other materials are delivered to your library within a few days. Catalog entries for electronic books and journals link directly to those resources.
Oxford Islamic Studies Online
Includes Qur'anic studies resources, including two translations of the Qur\'an, a concordance, primary source documents with editorial introductions, timelines, and images. 
Saskia Art History Images
What: 1,000+ images commonly used to teach Western Art
When: Pre-history to contemporary
Where: Primarily Europe & North America
Media: All media
Note: Primary source
Note: See also ARTstor
Note: Includes images from these textbooks: Gardner, Art Through the Ages.; Stokstad, History of Art.; Hartt, History of Italian Renaissance Art.

Urban Studies Abstracts
Indexes publications covering key areas of relevance to urban studies, including city and regional planning, urban affairs, community development, urban history, architecture, and more.
Dates of coverage: 1973-present
Wright Brothers Digital Photographs
Wright Brothers Collection is a collection of photographs documenting the invention of the airplane, the lives of the Wright Family, and the Wrights' flying exhibitions in Europe and the United States. The collection provides thorough coverage of the Wrights' early inventive period documenting their early gliders and flight testing in both North Carolina and Ohio.

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