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Articles in databases

These are the essential databases for Art. For a longer list see the comprehensive list of Art databases.

  • Academic Search Complete:
    An all-inclusive scholarly and multidisciplinary database. Recommended for general topics; Full text included; KYVL; ( + )
  • Art Index:
    Essential for art history research (limited full text). Citation only; Visual materials; ( + )
  • JSTOR:
    Scholarly journals in the humanities, sciences, and business. Full text included; ( + )

Books and media

FIND BOOKS IN STEELY:

  • Steely's Books and Media:
    Search Discovery for books and media. Recommended for general topics; Full text included; Ebook collection; NKU specific materials; Open access; ( + )

RECOMMENDED eBOOKS:

RECOMMENDED PRINT BOOKS:

Dictionary of Art
REF N31 D5 1996
Encyclopedia of World Art
REF N31 .E533
Penguin Concise Dictionary of Art History
REF N5300 .F64 2000

BROWSE BOOKS AND MEDIA:

  • N40   -   Artists Biography (General)
  • N85—365   -   Art education
  • N5205—5208   -   Art Patronage
  • N5300—7415   -   Art history
  • N5310—5930   -   Prehistoric, ancients, including Greece & Rome
  • N5950—6320   -   Medieval
  • N6370—6400   -   Renaissance
  • N6410—6494   -   17th-20th century
  • N6494   -   Special movements (Cubism, deco, surrealism, etc.)
  • N6502—7411   -   Art by Geographical location
  • N7420—7480   -   Technique, collected writings, historiography, criticism
  • N7433.8—7433.85   -   Computer Art
  • N7626—7628   -   Men in Art
  • N7629—7639   -   Women in Art
  • N7690—7760   -   Devices, symbolism, mythology
  • N7790—8199   -   Religious art
  • N8354   -   Women as artists
  • NA25—9000   -   Architecture
  • NB16—1952   -   Sculpture
  • NC15—1890   -   Drawing, Graphic Arts, etc.
  • ND   -   Painting
  • ND55—196   -   Painting by period
  • ND197—1059   -   Painting by Geographical location
  • ND1290—1460   -   Portrait, landscape paintings
  • ND1500—1660   -   Materials, conservation, forgeries
  • ND2889—3416   -   Illuminated books/manuscripts
  • NE   -   Printmaking
  • NK   -   Decorative Arts
  • NK2200—2750 and TT194—199.4   -   Furniture
  • NK3700—4695 and TP798—841   -   Ceramics
  • NK5098—5440 and TP849—862   -   Glass
  • TR1—1145   -   Photography
  • Z246   -   Graphic Design

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