Art: Major Resources

May 28, 2010

Art & Architecture Complete

Index of journals, magazines, and other publications covering art, architecture, archaeology, and related fields. Coverage dates vary. Earliest indexing goes back to 1914; earliest full text back to 1930; majority of coverage begins in 1980s.

July 23, 2009


Growing collection documenting works of art from around the world from prehistoric to contemporary times, representing the collections of prominent museums.

August 15, 2008


Searchable image collection covering the arts, architecture, humanities, and sciences. Includes access to the Archivision collections and Lafayette's own collection of images. Capabilities include: user-created image groups that can be easily shared with others, export to Powerpoint and OIV (Offline Image Viewer) presentation tools, image citation export, and mobile device accessibility.

August 15, 2008

Oxford Reference Online: Art and Architecture

Collection of dictionaries and other reference works on art and architecture from Oxford University Press. Includes Grove Encyclopedia of Islamic Art and Architecture.

August 15, 2008

Bibliography of the History of Art

Index of articles, books, conference proceedings, dissertations, and art exhibition and dealer's catalogs covering European and American art from late antiquity to the present. Note that this database is no longer being updated.

August 15, 2008

Iter: Gateway to the Middle Ages and Renaissance

Collection of databases, including Iter Bibliography, a bibliography and index of articles, books, essays, and book reviews on the Middle Ages and Renaissance (400-1700). Includes coverage of art and literature.

August 15, 2008

Oxford Art Online

Authoritative reference works on art, including Grove Art Online and Benezit Dictionary of Artists. Contains images of major works important to the study of art history as well as artists' signatures and monograms.

August 15, 2008


Searchable archive of the back issues of scholarly journals, plus current subscriptions to 44 titles. The most recent 3-5 years of most journals are not included in JSTOR. (Alums can access JSTOR archival journals through the alumni portal.)

August 15, 2008

Arts & Humanities Citation Index

Index covering the journal literature of the arts and humanities. Allows you to search for a topic, an author, or for articles that cite a known author or work.

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