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Art & Architecture Databases

Library databases are searchable collections of up-to-date and accurate information from trusted sources such as encyclopedias, journals, reference books and other authoritative resources. The Library subscribes to these so you can access high-quality, reliable information for free.
Remote access is available for all databases except where otherwise noted.

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Index to articles from art, architecture & design magazines, back to 1929. Some full text and abstracts.
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Index to articles from art, architecture & design magazines, back to 1929. Some full text and abstracts.
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Main Library Only. Auction records for antiques & collectibles, used by the experts on the Antiques Roadshow.
Artnet.com: Price Database
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Main Library ONLY. Auction records (1985-present) for fine arts.
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A comprehensive listing of journal articles published worldwide on architecture and design, archaeology, city planning, interior design, landscape architecture, and historic preservation. Coverage is from the 1930s (with selective coverage dating back to the 1740s) to the present. Updated weekly.
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Reputable art encyclopedias including Grove Art Online, The Oxford Companion to Western Art, Benezit Dictionary of Artists, Encyclopedia of Aesthetics, and The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms.

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