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Art/Architecture Resources


Oxford Art Online
Includes Grove Art Online, the Oxford Companion to Western Art, the Encyclopedia of Aesthetics and the Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms, covering every aspect of the visual arts, painting, sculpture, graphic arts, architecture, decorative arts and photography from prehistory to the present day.

Oxford Reference Online
Over 130 dictionaries and reference titles from a wide range of subjects.

Cambridge Companions Online
A series of over 600 e-books offering introductions to major writers, artists, philosophers, composers, topics, and periods. Includes essays on literature, poetry, theatre, philosophy, music, religion, history and culture.

Back issues of over 300 scholarly journals in a wide variety of disciplines: African American Studies, African Studies, Anthropology, Archeology, Art and Architecture, Asian Studies, Ecology, Economics, Education, Finance, Geography, History, Language & Literature, Latin American Studies, Mathematics, Music, Middle East Studies, Philosophy, Political Science, Population Studies, Slavic Studies, Sociology and Statistics.

Academic Search Premier, MasterFile Premier
Academic Search Premier and MasterFile Premier provide full text for over 6200 periodicals including full text for more than 3,500 peer-reviewed journals. Coverage spans virtually every area of academic study and offers information dating as far back as 1975.

US Newsstream
Local, regional and national news coverage from selected newspapers, including the Los Angeles Times, New York Times, Washington Post, Wall Street Journal, Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Boston Globe, Chicago Tribune, Denver Post and USA Today.

Newspaper Source Plus
Provides selected full text for many U.S. and international newspapers. The database also contains full text television & radio news transcripts, and selected full text for more than 800 U.S. regional newspapers.

Encyclopedia Americana
Includes 45,000 articles, plus thousands of hypertextlinks to web sites featuring additional data. It is updated quarterly.

Encyclopedia, Funk and Wagnalls New World
Provides over 25,000 encyclopedic entries covering a variety of subject areas.

Readers' Guide Retrospective 1890-1982
Comprehensive indexing of general-interest periodicals. Coverage includes the years 1890 through 1982.

Current Biography
More than 15,000 full text biographies and more than 9,400 obituaries from all of the volumes of Current Biography Yearbook, from 1940 to the present. The biographies are searchable by name, profession, title, place of origin, gender, race/ethnicity, titles of works, date of birth, date of death, and keywords.

Youth Resources
Resources of interest to primary and secondary school students. MAS Ultra School Edition, Primary Search, Ebsco Animals and the Funk & Wagnalls Encyclopedia include full text for more almost 600 popular general interest and current events publications, more than 500 full text pamphlets, 252 full text reference books, 84,074 biographies, 86,132 primary source documents, and an Image Collection of 107,135 photos, maps and flags.