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Art Full Text 1984+   About Art Full Text  UTK Users (w/NetID)
Includes citations and some full-text articles from art-related periodicals. Select Art Full Text on the menu and then select "Basic Search" or "Advanced Search." Click Exit to end your session.

Limited to 4 simultaneous users.

Art Index Retrospective 1929-1984   About Art Index Retrospective  UTK Users (w/NetID)
Bibliographic access to art-related periodicals. Select Art Retrospective on the menu and then select "Basic Search" or "Advanced Search." Click on "exit program" to end your session. Unlimited simultaneous users.


Art Museum Image Gallery   About Art Museum Image Gallery  UTK Users (w/NetID)
This is a rich digital resource of art images and related multimedia gathered from the collections of distinguished museums around the world. Select Art Museum Image Gallery on the menu and then select "Basic Search" or "Advanced Search." Click Exit to end your session.

Unlimited simultaneous users.

ARTbibliographies Modern 1960s+   About ARTbibliographies Modern  UTK Users (w/NetID)
Bibliographic access to journal articles, books, exhibition catalogs, PhD dissertations, and exhibition reviews on all forms of modern and contemporary art. See also Getty


ARTStor   About ARTStor  UTK Users (w/NetID)
more than one million digital images in the arts, architecture, humanities, and sciences


Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals 1930+   About Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals  UTK Users (w/NetID)
Access to 2,000+ architecture, landscape and interior design journals. Click Exit to end your session.

Unlimited simultaneous users.

BuildingGreen   About BuildingGreen  UTK Users (w/NetID)
Environmentally responsible building design and construction resource.


CAMIO (Catalog of Art Museum Images Online)   About CAMIO (Catalog of Art Museum Images Online)  UTK Users (w/NetID)
CAMIO is a growing online collection documenting works of art from around the world. Images, text and multimedia represent a broad range of works of art from the collections of prominent museums, highlighting the creative output of cultures around the world, from prehistoric to contemporary times, and covering the complete range of expressive forms.


DAAI: Design and Applied Arts Index 1973+   About DAAI: Design and Applied Arts Index  UTK Users (w/NetID)
Bibliographic access to design, craft and applied arts journals and newspapers, and data on designers and studios. Click Log Out when ending session.


Grove Dictionary of Art Online   About Grove Dictionary of Art Online  UTK Users (w/NetID)
Covers all visual arts worldwide from prehistoric times to present day. Over 45,000 signed articles with access to over 130,000 images. Provides access to an additional 100,000 images through the Bridgeman Art Library collection.


Grove Encyclopedia of American Art   About Grove Encyclopedia of American Art  UTK Users (w/NetID)


Index of Christian Art   About Index of Christian Art  UTK Users (w/NetID)
The database is both text and image although some works of art may not have an accompanying image. Approximately thirty percent of the images, due to copyright laws, are restricted for public use and cannot be accessed by the public subscriber. To compensate for this the publisher has made every effort to include, where possible, a bibliographic reference which will include a published image of the work and this can be consulted outside of the electronic resource.


International Bibliography of Art : IBA 2008+   About International Bibliography of Art : IBA  UTK Users (w/NetID)
The definitive resource for scholarly literature on Western art, IBA is the successor to the Bibliography of the History of Art (BHA).The database includes records created by the Getty Research Institute in 2008-09. Please click End Session when finished searching. See also Getty Research Institute for earlier coverage


MADCAD.com   About MADCAD.com  UTK Users (w/NetID)
Access to key architectural standards and building codes.


Oxford Art Online   About Oxford Art Online  UTK Users (w/NetID)
Content includes: Grove Art Online, Benezit Dictionary of Artists, The Oxford Companion to Western Art, Encyclopedia of Aesthetics, and The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms. Grove Art Online offers over 6,000 images. Browse or search biographies, different types of art and art forms, geographical areas, categories of people (e.g., artists, collectors, patrons), styles and cultures (e.g., Cubism, Jewish, Buddhist), time periods, and themes and subjects (e.g., landscape, still life, portrait).


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American Memory   About American Memory  All Users
Created by the Library of Congress, a multi-media collection of primary source materials on the history and culture of the U. S.


Archivision   About Archivision  UTK Users (w/NetID)
Archivision is an educational image resource for architecture, urban design, gardens, landscapes, parks and public art. It contains over 15,000 professional quality images. Create a login using your University of Tennessee, Knoxville email address (must end in @utk.edu). Find images after restricting search to My Library.

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Art and Architecture Thesaurus   About Art and Architecture Thesaurus  All Users
A comprehensive vocabulary of nearly 125,000 terms describing objects, images, and materials from antiquity to present.


Arts & Humanities Citation Index 1975+   About Arts & Humanities Citation Index  UTK Users (w/NetID)
Multidisciplinary section of the Web of Science covering scholarly literature in the arts and humanities.


Checkerboard Collection   About Checkerboard Collection  UTK Users (w/NetID)
A collection of streaming videos that cover architectural history, styles, and buildings.


CumInCAD   About CumInCAD  UTK Users (w/NetID)
CumInCAD is a cumulative index of publications about computer aided architectural design. It includes bibliographic information about over 9,100 records from journals and conferences such as ACADIA, CAADRIA, eCAADe, SiGraDi, CAAD futures, DDSS and others. Each UTK user must create his or her own CUMINCAD account.


Digital Sanborn Maps 1867-1970   About Digital Sanborn Maps  UTK Users (w/NetID)
Digitized versions of Sanborn fire insurance maps for cities and towns in Tennessee.


Early English Books Online (EEBO) 1475-1700   About Early English Books Online (EEBO)  UTK Users (w/NetID)
Fulltext of books from STC I, STC II and the Thomason Tracts: items printed in Britain and English-language materials from other countries from 1475 to 1700. Through the Text Creation Partnership some texts in the collection can be searched for specific words and phrases.


Eighteenth Century Collections Online (ECCO) 1701-1800   About Eighteenth Century Collections Online (ECCO)  UTK Users (w/NetID)
Use Eighteenth Century Collections Online to access the digital images of every page of 150,000 books published during the 18th Century in the United Kingdom. Among the subjects covered are history, literature, religion, law, fine arts, and science.


Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names   About Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names  All Users
The TGN contains approximately 900,000 records for places, arranged in hierarchies representing all nations of the modern world, and including vernacular and historical names, coordinates, place types, and other relevant information.


Humanities & Social Sciences Index Retrospective   About Humanities & Social Sciences Index Retrospective   UTK Users (w/NetID)
Indexes a wide range of important journals in the humanities and social sciences from 1907 to 1984. Click "logout" to end your session. Limited to 2 simultaneous users.


Humanities International Complete   About Humanities International Complete  UTK Users (w/NetID)
This database includes all data from Humanities International Index (over 2,000 titles and 2 million records) plus unique full text content, much of which is not found in other databases. The database includes full text for more than 770 journals. Click Exit when finished.

Unlimited simultaneous users.

International Index to the Performing Arts 1998+   About International Index to the Performing Arts  UTK Users (w/NetID)
Index of more than 200 scholarly and popular periodicals in many areas of the performing arts. Includes some full-text of articles. Limited to 4 simultaneous users. Click "end session" to logoff.


International Medieval Bibliography - Online   About International Medieval Bibliography - Online  UTK Users (w/NetID)
Indexes scholarly articles on Medieval Europe. To connect, select "Enter databases." Then, select "Go" next to International Medieval Bibliography - Online. Please Click "Logout" to end your session. Maximum of 3 simultaneous users.


JSTOR varies   About JSTOR  UTK Users (w/NetID)
A collection of selected scholarly journals in humanities, social sciences, and sciences. Most titles do not include the most recent 3-5 years. For more current research, search one of our general or subject-specific databases.


March of Time 1935-1967   About March of Time  UTK Users (w/NetID)
Provides access to the complete archive of The March of Time films produced by Time Inc. from 1935 to 1967. The March of Time was a newsreel series offered in movie theaters and television.


Michael Blackwood Collection of Architecture and Structural Engineering   About Michael Blackwood Collection of Architecture and Structural Engineering  UTK Users (w/NetID)
A collection of streaming videos that cover architectural concepts, famous architects, and structural design concepts with emphasis on current developments in the field.


MLA International Bibliography 1923+   About MLA International Bibliography   UTK Users (w/NetID)
Index of research in literature, language, and folklore.


Oxford Scholarship Online   About Oxford Scholarship Online  UTK Users (w/NetID)
A searchable database of Oxford University Press e-books. Full-text access is available for the areas of Economics and Finance, Law, Mathematics, Philosophy, Physics, Political Science, and Religion. Check the Libraries' Catalog for titles with no online access.


Oxford University Press Journals   About Oxford University Press Journals  UTK Users (w/NetID)


Parker Library on the Web   About Parker Library on the Web  UTK Users (w/NetID)
An extraordinary collection of documents that consists of items spanning from the sixth-century Gospels of St. Augustine to sixteenth-century records relating to the English Reformation.


Project Muse 1995+   About Project Muse  UTK Users (w/NetID)
Full text of over 200 scholarly journals and books from over 30 publishers.


ProQuest Dissertations and Theses (Dissertation Abstracts) 1861-present   About ProQuest Dissertations and Theses (Dissertation Abstracts)  UTK Users (w/NetID)
Dissertations and theses from around the world.


Union List of Artist Names   About Union List of Artist Names  All Users
A tool to improve access to cultural heritage information.


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