Art & Architecture Source provides full-text art journals, books, magazines, and podcasts, and a collection of art images, with coverage dating back to 1914. It covers a broad range of art-related subjects, from fine, decorative, and commercial art, to various areas of architecture and architectural design, and is designed for use by a diverse audience, including art scholars, artists, designers, students, and general researchers.
Art Abstracts is a comprehensive scholarly resource for art research dating back to 1984. Covers a variety of topics from fine, decorative, and commercial art, to folk art, photography, film, and architecture.
Among its more than 3,600 terms covering all aspects of art, ArtLex provides basic definitions of art terms, numerous illustrations, quotations, and pronunciation notes, and links to other Web resources. The site defines more than 1,700,000 words found in more than 200 dictionaries and glossaries.
Arts & Humanities Citation Index, available via Web of Science, provides access to bibliographic and citation information from the world's leading arts and humanities journals.It covers a broad array of topics in the humanities from 1975 to the present.
A new addition to our Oxford Digital Reference Shelf collection. This reference tool encompasses over four thousand years of artistry and innovation and spans every art form, medium, and civilization from Cycladic,
Minoan, Helladic, and Etruscan art to the fall of the Roman Empire.
The Hekman Digital Archive (HDA) provides a home to digital files that can be used in the classroom or for personal study on the web. It currently accommodates 10 unique collections, and includes over 5000 digital images available in a variety of formats.
A major UK web portal for the finest Arts and Humanities web resources for education and research. More than 18,000 sites have been selected and evaluated by a network of subject specialists and made available through an intuitive search interface.
JSTOR is a database consisting of full-text articles from scholarly, peer-reviewed journals from nearly every discipline taught at Calvin. Coverage for each journal begins with the first volume, with coverage ending for most titles three and five years ago. A growing number of journals now have coverage up to the present!
Oxford Art Online is the gateway to Oxford’s art reference works, including the peer-reviewed, regularly updated Grove Dictionary of Art and the Benezit Dictionary of Artists. It includes reference articles on topics that span ancient to contemporary art and architecture, and also provides thousands of images of works of art, structures, plans, and artist signatures.
Note: There is a sign-in limit of three simultaneous users. This means that if three people are signed in at once, a fourth user will have to wait in line until at least one person signs out and a log-in becomes available.
Featuring 945 alphabetically arranged entries, this is an indispensable
biographical and critical guide to American art and artists from colonial times to
contemporary postmodernism. The dictionary also provides entries on people connected with the American art scene and notable American institutions.
Oxford Reference Online is the home of Oxford’s quality reference publishing, bringing together over 2 million entries, many of which are illustrated, into a single cross-searchable resource. The Hekman Library has purchased 60+ reference titles, and they span all subject areas, with strengths in the humanities.
This guide will help you improve your your writing about art by giving
you ideas about works of art and approaches to art. It also provides
general principles of good writing and short models of good writing.