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Art & Architecture SourceAvailable to current TCU students/faculty/staff.Available to Clark Society members.
A broad range of related subjects from fine, decorative and commercial art, to various areas of architecture and architectural design. This resource searches the content of these well known art resources: Art Index Retrospective, Art Index and Art Abstracts. Coverage dates: 1937-present.
JSTORAvailable to current TCU students/faculty/staff.
JSTOR is an electronic journal collection consisting of the full text of back issues of journals in many different subject areas. It is especially strong in Arts and Sciences. It is possible to search the contents of all the JSTOR journals using this link. Coverage dates: Varies.
Oxford Art OnlineAvailable to current TCU students/faculty/staff.Available to Clark Society members.
Online full text of The Dictionary of Art, The Oxford Companion to Western Art and Benezit Dictionary of Artists. It is a reference and biographical resource for all aspect of worldwide visual arts from prehistory to the 1990s. Many articles have been updated since the original publication. Limited to 3 users at once. Coverage dates: Current.

Art & Design Librarian

Laura Steinbach

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817.257.7311

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19th Century UK PeriodicalsAvailable to current TCU students/faculty/staff.Available to Clark Society members.
Primary source periodical literature from the UK. Coverage dates: 1800 - 1900.
Academic Search CompleteAvailable to current TCU students/faculty/staff.Available to Clark Society members.
A massive multidisciplinary resource with an abundance of full text. Abstracts and indexes 9000+ journals and includes the full text of 5500+ journals. 4000+ of the journals are peer-reviewed. Coverage dates: Varies.
Access World NewsAvailable to current TCU students/faculty/staff.
Contains more recent local, state, national, and international newspaper articles. Coverage dates: Early 20th century - Current.
African American Studies Center Online (Oxford)Available to current TCU students/faculty/staff.Available to Clark Society members.
Reference source for African American Studies. Limited to 3 users at once. Coverage dates: 1619 - Current.
American Doctoral DissertationsAvailable to current TCU students/faculty/staff.Available to Clark Society members.Available to all patrons.
The database includes more than 153,000 theses and dissertations in total, including 70,000 new citations for theses and dissertations. The new citations include a link to access the full text, when available, via the Institutional Repository where the thesis or dissertation is housed. Coverage dates: 1902 to present.
AP ImagesAvailable to current TCU students/faculty/staff.Available to Clark Society members.
A keyword searchable archive of photos, graphics, text, and audio from the Associated Press. Coverage dates: 1840 - Current.
Art and Architecture ArchiveAvailable to current TCU students/faculty/staff.
A primary source collection that spans the spectrum of arts and the history of architecture, from fine and applied arts, through to interior and industrial design, landscape gardening, and restoration. Coverage dates: 1854-2005.
Art Bibliographies ModernAvailable to current TCU students/faculty/staff.
Provides abstracts of journal articles, exhibition catalogs, museum bulletins, books, and dissertations that focus on modern and contemporary art, artists, art movements, trends, and art history and theory. The late 19th century to the present is covered. Coverage dates: 1973 - Current.
Art Museum Image GalleryAvailable to current TCU students/faculty/staff.
Covers of a broad range of time and place, with entries from 3000 B.C. to the present day, and art from the cultures of Africa, Asia, Europe, and the Americas, including Native American and Meso-American peoples. The images in this collection offer a wealth of art information to enrich leaning in cultural studies, area studies, women's studies, archaeology, history, religion, social studies, literature and more. Coverage dates: 3000 BC to present.
ARTFL ProjectAvailable to current TCU students/faculty/staff.
Consists of nearly 3,000 texts of French literature, ranging from classic works to non-fiction. The 18th to the 20th are represented, with a selection of 17th century texts as well as some medieval and Renaissance texts. The corpus is updated as new high-quality digital texts become available. Coverage dates: 17th-20th centuries.
Arts & Humanities Citation IndexAvailable to current TCU students/faculty/staff.
An index to the journal literature of the arts and humanities. It covers 1,160 of the world's leading arts and humanities journals. It also indexes individually selected, relevant items from over 6,800 major science and social science journals. Coverage dates: 1981 - Current.
ARTstorAvailable to current TCU students/faculty/staff.Available to Clark Society members.
More than one million images from outstanding museums, photographers, libraries, scholars, photo archives, and artists and artists' estates from all over the world. Subject areas include art, architecture, music, religion, anthropology, literature, world history, American Studies, Asian Studies, Classical Studies, Medieval Studies, Renaissance Studies, and more.
Avery Index to Architectural PeriodicalsAvailable to current TCU students/faculty/staff.
A comprehensive listing of journal articles on architecture and design, including bibliographic descriptions on subjects such as the history and practice of architecture, landscape architecture, city planning, historic preservation, and interior design and decoration. An excellent source of biographical and professional information about architects Coverage dates: 1934 - Current, with selective coverage from 1741.
Berg Fashion LibraryAvailable to current TCU students/faculty/staff.
The Berg Fashion Library provides integrated text and image content on world dress and fashion throughout history. Useful to scholars, students, professionals, and anyone interested in dress, it includes the Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion, an extensive E-Book collection, a vast image bank, extra reference resources and more. Coverage dates: From early times to present day.
Bibliography of the History of ArtAvailable to current TCU students/faculty/staff.Available to Clark Society members.Available to all patrons.
A merger of two well-known art databases: Bibliography of the History of Art (BHA) and International Repertory of the Literature of Art/ RĂ©pertoire de la litterature de l'art (RILA). These citation databases, searchable together, cover material published between 1975 and 2007. For material published after 2007 see the International Bibliography of Art (IBA). Coverage dates: 1975 - 2007.
Biographies Online (Marquis)Available to current TCU students/faculty/staff.
Provides biographical information and major accomplishments for more than 1.4 million inidviduals worldwide. Often referred to as Who's Who. Limited to 5 users at once. Coverage dates: 1607 - Current.
Biography in ContextAvailable to current TCU students/faculty/staff.Available to Clark Society members.
Gale Biography in Context includes biographical material from authoritative reference works, full-text newspapers, journals, and video and audio clips from NBC and NPR
CAMIO: Catalog of Art Museum Images OnlineAvailable to current TCU students/faculty/staff.Available to Clark Society members.
Works of art from around the world contributed and described by leading museums. Provides high-quality art images for education, research, and enjoyment, and all content is rights-cleared for educational use. Many have additional views of the work, sound, video and curatorial notes. Coverage dates: Prehistoric - contemporary.
Chicago Manual of StyleAvailable to current TCU students/faculty/staff.
The Chicago Manual of Style Online allows you to search or browse the full text of the latest edition. Tools, such as sample forms, proofreader's marks, letters, and style sheets are also provided. Limited to 25 users at once. Coverage dates: Current.
Daily Mail Historical ArchiveAvailable to current TCU students/faculty/staff.
Prominent British newspaper. Coverage dates: 1896-2004.
Dallas Morning NewsAvailable to current TCU students/faculty/staff.
Search for full-text articles from this local Texas newspaper. Coverage dates: 1885 - Current.
Dallas Morning News Historical ArchiveAvailable to current TCU students/faculty/staff.
Search for full text articles from historical editions of this newspaper. Coverage dates: 1885 - 1977.
Design and Applied Arts Index (DAAI)Available to current TCU students/faculty/staff.
Contains citations and abstracts from over 500 design and craft journals and newspapers. Research articles, news items, conference and seminar reports, book, video and exhibition reviews are covered. Both new designers and the development of design and applied arts are covered. Coverage dates: 1973 - Current.
Education SourceAvailable to current TCU students/faculty/staff.Available to Clark Society members.
Peer-reviewed journal articles for topics in Education. Coverage dates: 1929-Current.
eHRAF ArchaeologyAvailable to current TCU students/faculty/staff.
An online cross-cultural database containing information on world’s prehistory. The annually-growing eHRAF database is organized by archaeological traditions and the documents are subject-indexed at the paragraph level. eHRAF Archaeology is a unique resource designed to facilitate comparative archaeological studies. Coverage dates: Mostly prehistory.
EIO-Italianistica / EIO-Italian StudiesAvailable to current TCU students/faculty/staff.Available to Clark Society members.
Italianistica is a portal to current writings in Italian Studies, including literature, languages, music, art, architecture, social sciences, and history. Coverage dates: 1975 - Current.
Essay and General Literature IndexAvailable to current TCU students/faculty/staff.
Essay and General Literature Index cites records contained in collections of essays and miscellaneous works published in the United States, Great Britain, and Canada. Coverage dates: 1983 - present.
EVIA Digital Archive ProjectAvailable to current TCU students/faculty/staff.
A digital archive of ethnographic field videos.
Filmakers Library OnlineAvailable to current TCU students/faculty/staff.Available to Clark Society members.
Filmakers Library Online provides award-winning documentaries with relevance across the curriculum--race and gender studies, human rights, globalization and global studies, multiculturalism, international relations, criminal justice, the environment, bioethics, health, political science and current events, psychology, arts, literature, and more.
Films On DemandAvailable to current TCU students/faculty/staff.
FoD is a growing repository of on-demand video for multiple subject disciplines. Content is from sources such as Films for the Humanities and Sciences, PBS, History Channel, National Geographic, TED and television networks such as BBC and CBC. Embedding or linking to videos is possible and transcripts are available.
Fort Worth Museum LibrariesAvailable to current TCU students/faculty/staff.Available to Clark Society members.Available to all patrons.
This catalog allows you to search the library collections of the Amon Carter Museum, Kimbell Art Museum, Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth and the National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame.
Fort Worth Star-TelegramAvailable to current TCU students/faculty/staff.Available to Clark Society members.
Search for full-text articles from this local Texas newspaper. Coverage dates: 1902 - Current.
Fort Worth Star-Telegram Digital Historical ArchiveAvailable to current TCU students/faculty/staff.
This database provides full text of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram from 1902 through 1991. Search options include the ability to limit to articles, matrimony notices, birth notices, and obituaries. Classified and display advertising, photos and graphics are also included. Major news topics and events are highlighted. Coverage dates: 1902-1991.
Hobbies & Crafts Reference CenterAvailable to current TCU students/faculty/staff.Available to Clark Society members.
Detailed "how-to" instructions and creative ideas from books and magazines to meet the interests of virtually every hobby enthusiast. Coverage dates: 1977-Current.
Humanities Full TextAvailable to current TCU students/faculty/staff.
Humanities Full Text includes many important academic journals in the humanities with the full text of articles from over 300 periodicals dating back to 1995, and indexing for almost 700 journals, 470 of them peer-reviewed, dating back to 1984. The database also includes original works of fiction, drama, and poetry. Coverage dates: 1984 - present.
Humanities International IndexAvailable to current TCU students/faculty/staff.Available to Clark Society members.
Indexes and abstracts over 2000 titles in the humanities from articles, essays and reviews, as well as original creative works including poems, fiction, photographs, paintings and illustrations. Coverage dates: 1925 - Current.
Index to 19th-Century American Art PeriodicalsAvailable to current TCU students/faculty/staff.Available to Clark Society members.
Includes over 26,000 records from 42 art journals published in the United States during the 19th century. The entire contents of each issue are indexed in the database. It offers essential information on artists and illustrators, painting, sculpture, drawing, photography, architecture, design, decoration, exhibitions, sales, and collecting. Coverage dates: 19th Century.
International Bibliography of ArtAvailable to current TCU students/faculty/staff.
A definitive resource for scholarly literature on western art. It succeeds the Bibliography of the History of Art, recognized as the world's most comprehensive bibliography of scholarly writing about the history of western art. Coverage dates: 2008 - Current.
KanopyAvailable to current TCU students/faculty/staff.
Kanopy, a new multidisciplinary educational video database, is now branching into popular, Hollywood and foreign film as well. Performance rights are included with videos in this database. Clips, playlists and embedding are possible. Links are available from "Share/embed" within each video record. Coverage dates: 1890s to present.
Los Angeles Times HistoricalAvailable to current TCU students/faculty/staff.
Prominent newspaper from the West Coast. Coverage dates: 1881-1991.
Material ConneXionAvailable to current TCU students/faculty/staff.
Houses over 7,000 advanced, sustainable and innovative materials representing eight categories: polymers, naturals, metals, glass, ceramics, carbon-based materials, cement-based materials, and processes. Coverage dates: Current.
Nation Archive Premium EditionAvailable to current TCU students/faculty/staff.
Prominent American weekly magazine. Coverage dates: 1865 - present.
New York TimesAvailable to current TCU students/faculty/staff.
Prominent newspaper from the U.S. Coverage dates: 1985 - Current.
New York Times (Historical)Available to current TCU students/faculty/staff.Available to Clark Society members.
Prominent newspaper from the U.S. Coverage dates: 1851 - 4 years ago.
North American Indian Thought and CultureAvailable to current TCU students/faculty/staff.Available to Clark Society members.
North American Indian Thought and Culture represents the largest compilation ever created of biographical information on indigenous peoples from all areas of North America. With 100,000 pages of content, including biographies, autobiographies, oral histories, reference works, manuscripts, and photographs, the database presents the life stories of American Indians and Canadian First Peoples in their own words and through the words of others. Coverage dates: 17th - 21st centuries.
Oxford Bibliographies OnlineAvailable to current TCU students/faculty/staff.Available to Clark Society members.
Oxford Bibliographies offers exclusive, authoritative research guides. Combining the best features of an annotated bibliography and a high-level encyclopedia, this cutting-edge resource guides researchers to the best available scholarship across a wide variety of subjects. Coverage dates: Varies.
Oxford English Dictionary (OED Online)Available to current TCU students/faculty/staff.Available to Clark Society members.
Contains the complete text of the 20-volume Second Edition of the Oxford English Dictionary, first published in 1989, together with its 3-volume Additions Series, published in 1993 (volumes 1 and 2) and 1997 (volume 3). It also contains the New Edition in progress, which is updated quarterly with hundreds of new entries.
Oxford Scholarship OnlineAvailable to current TCU students/faculty/staff.Available to Clark Society members.
Contains subject modules for Philosophy, Religion, Economics and Finance, and Political Science - and offers over 1200 complete and fully searchable books, with 200 titles added each year. TCU has purchased access to the full text of the Philosophy and Religion modules ONLY. For the other modules, users can view book and chapter abstracts. Limited to 5 users at once.
Popular Culture in Britain and America, 1950-1975Available to current TCU students/faculty/staff.
Rock and roll, counterculture, peace and protest. Coverage dates: 1950-1975.
Project MUSEAvailable to current TCU students/faculty/staff.Available to Clark Society members.
Project MUSE provides full-text to over 300 high quality humanities, arts, and social sciences journals from 60 scholarly publishers. Every journal is peer-reviewed. Coverage dates: Varies.
Screen Studies CollectionAvailable to current TCU students/faculty/staff.
A comprehensive survey of current publications related to film scholarship alongside detailed and expansive filmographies. This collection includes the specialist index FIAF International Index to Film Periodicals Database and the detailed and complementary filmographies created by the American Film Institute and the British Film Institute, AFI Catalog, and Film Index International. Coverage dates: 1900 - Current.
Times Digital Archive, 1785-onwardsAvailable to current TCU students/faculty/staff.
Offers every issue of The Times of London newspaper from 1785 to 2008 in a digital format. Coverage dates: 1785-six years before Current year.
Vogue ArchiveAvailable to current TCU students/faculty/staff.
Contains the entire run of Vogue magazine (US edition), from the first issue in 1892 to the current month. Every page, advertisement, cover and fold-out has been included, with rich indexing enabling you to find images by garment type, designer and brand names. Coverage dates: 1892 - Current.
Washington PostAvailable to current TCU students/faculty/staff.
Search for full text articles from current editions of this newspaper. Coverage dates: 1977 - Current.
Who's Who with Who Was Who OnlineAvailable to current TCU students/faculty/staff.Available to Clark Society members.
Who's Who is the leading source of up-to-date information about over 34,000 influential people from all walks of life, worldwide. Who Was Who collects together the entries of nearly 100,000 people, now deceased. Provides fascinating insights into the private lives of public figures with detailed information for each person. Limited to 3 users at once. Coverage dates: 1849 - Current.
William Michael Rossetti ProjectAvailable to current TCU students/faculty/staff.Available to Clark Society members.Available to all patrons.
The WMR Project is a digitally sortable text archive consisting of over two hundred critical articles published by William Michael Rossetti in multiple Victorian periodicals spanning the years 1848 to 1909 Coverage dates: 1849-1909.
WorldCatAvailable to current TCU students/faculty/staff.Available to Clark Society members.
Contains all the records cataloged by OCLC member libraries. Millions of bibliographic records in 400 languages and different formats such as books, computer programs, films and slides, journals and magazines, articles, chapters and papers, manuscripts, maps, musical scores, newspapers, sound recordings and videotapes are included. Coverage dates: Before 1000 BC - Current.
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