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Articles (from journals)
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Useful  for GenEd topics. Provides full text, peer-reviewed articles.  Try Check for Full Text @JMU  for online articles when html or pdf full text not available.  TIP: Search  Academic Search Premier and Art Abstracts simultaneously  using  Choose Databases tab. [more info]
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Useful for art majors.  Good source for non-western art and art reviews.  Option to limit search to peer-reviewed articles.  Use Check for Full Text @ JMU  for online articles.  TIP: Search Academic Search Premier and Art  Abstracts  simultaneously  using Choose Databases tab. [more info]
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Best for modern and contemporary arts (late 19th century onwards).  International coverage.  Use Check for Full Text @ JMU  for online articles. [more info]
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Major Journals
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Online, full text articles from older issues of scholarly journals in the arts. Use Basic Search  to search ARTstor images and JSTOR articles with one seach. TIP: Use the Periodical Locator  to find current issues of journals found in JSTOR. [more info]
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Online, full text articles from peer-reviewed journals and popular magazines in the arts.  [more info]
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Online, full text articles from scholarly journals in the arts. [more info]
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Best Bets
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Great place to start your research!  Extensive coverage of world art.  Encyclopedia with scholarly articles, ready-reference definitions, and essays on art. [more info]
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Online, full text articles from older issues of scholarly journals in the arts. Use Basic Search  to search ARTstor images and JSTOR articles with one seach. TIP: Use the Periodical Locator  to find current issues of journals found in JSTOR. [more info]
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Biography
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Biographies:  Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art and Artists, Oxford Companion to the Garden, Oxford Companion to the Photograph, and Oxford Companion to Western Art.  Dictionaries:  Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms, Oxford Dictionary of Art, Dictionary of Modern Design, Dictionary of Twentieth-Century Art, Dictionary of Architecture and Landscape Architecture.  [more info]
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Encyclopedias, Dictionaries, & Almanacs
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Great place to start your research!  Extensive coverage of world art.  Encyclopedia with scholarly articles, ready-reference definitions, and essays on art. [more info]
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Biographies:  Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art and Artists, Oxford Companion to the Garden, Oxford Companion to the Photograph, and Oxford Companion to Western Art.  Dictionaries:  Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms, Oxford Dictionary of Art, Dictionary of Modern Design, Dictionary of Twentieth-Century Art, Dictionary of Architecture and Landscape Architecture.  [more info]
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Books / Book Chapters
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Online, full text, fully searchable books in the arts and humanities.  [more info]
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Online, full text, fully searchable books in the arts and other subjects. [more info]
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Online, full text, fully searchable books in aesthetics and the philosophy of art. [more info]
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Reviews
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To find art and exhibition reviews, use advance search. Enter the artist or exhibition name (in quotes) with option in all text  and  "art" with option in Section.  [more info]
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Useful for art majors.  Good source for non-western art and art reviews.  Option to limit search to peer-reviewed articles.  Use Check for Full Text @ JMU  for online articles.  TIP: Search Academic Search Premier and Art  Abstracts  simultaneously  using Choose Databases tab. [more info]
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Images
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Over a million digital images in art, architecture and archeology with tools for using the images in teaching and learning.  License limited to noncommercial, educational use. [more info]
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Digital images of art from around the world with rights-cleared for class projects, lectures, and presentations. [more info]
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JMU digital images collections including JMU Art and Art History Digital Image Collection, Histology Collection, JMU Photography Collection, Madison Art Collection, and faculty personal collections. MDID includes tools for creating slideshows for classroom presentations.  [more info]
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Videos
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Cross-search video collections from Alexander Street Press from one platform. JMU-licensed content only. [more info]
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A streaming video resource containing thousands of educational videos in 8 subject areas.  Includes access to archival films and newsreels. [more info]
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Professional Organizations
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Information about associations and professional societies, listings for nonprofit membership organizations.  Before using this resource, be certain of your SIC industry classification code.  For a tutorial, click here[more info]
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More Resources
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Great source for published literature on Mesoamerica with links to online publications. [more info]
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Useful resource for topics on Islam and the Muslim world covering journal article and books dating back to 1906. [more info]
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