Gateway to Oxford’s art reference works, including the regularly updated Grove® Dictionary of Art & the Benezit Dictionary of Artists. Includes articles that span ancient to contemporary art & architecture, as well as images of works of art, structures, plans & artist signatures.
An interactive, full-text eBook platform that features important works of scholarship in the history of art, architecture, decorative arts, design, & photography. Out-of-print titles & recent releases from academic & museum publishers, & peer-reviewed, born-digital content is also available. Includes fullt-text searching of eBooks, searching for images, & the ability for instructors to create coursepacks.
An account is required to view the content. Users can access the site using their existing A&AePortal credentials or create a new account.
Offers an entirely new way for users to experience Josef Albers’ original masterwork. The website incorporates interactive features that help students understand the book’s fundamental concepts, study the plates, & experiment with their own designs. Learn more about this database.
Indexing & full text (including covers & advertisements) for Magazine Antiques (1922-2016), ARTnews (1902-2006) & Art in America (1913-2015). Provides a history of collecting over the course of the 20th century, as well as a comprehensive record of fine arts, art history, interior design, decorative arts, & architecture. (Coverage: 20th - early 21st centuries)
Partial Open Access. Search engine specifically for scholarly publications. You can access the full-text of articles from open access & preprint publications, but you must be logged in to your UDel email account in order to access subscriptions provided by the UD Library.
Google Scholar is only one of many ways to identify & access scholarly publications. Consult the Databases page or the Electronic Journalspage for other possibilities.
A premier source for peer-reviewed, full-text articles from scholarly journals & other authoritative sources. Also includes thousands of podcasts & transcripts from NPR & CNN, as well as videos from BBC Worldwide Learning. (Coverage: 1980 --)
Compilation of the Anthropological Index Online & Anthropological Literature databases. An extensive index of bibliographic materials covering the fields of anthropology, archaeology, & related interdisciplinary research. (Coverage: late 19th c. --)
Covers hundreds of academic & popular film journals. Contains comprehensive television periodical indexing until 2000. TV-related articles from film periodicals continue to be indexed. (Coverage: 1972 --) See below for information about silent era film archives.
Also included is the Treasures from Film Archives dataset; a database containing credits & holdings information about the silent-era film holdings of film archives from around the world. It is conceived as a tool to aid the work of preservation & scholarly research, & provides brief identification information on over 40,500 works. Most records in this database describe films made before 1929, but there are also records for a few silent works produced during the sound era.
The world's most comprehensive curated collection of multi-disciplinary dissertations & theses from around the world, offering over 5 million citations and 3 million full-text works from thousands of universities.