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Database List

Select the best database for your research topic.

List of Databases for Art Topics

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EBSCO's Databases

A good place to start your research, as this collection of databases cover (almost) all topics. Very powerful search interface, but works just fine with simple searches.  Need help searching EBSCO's Databases?

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Includes over 2.5 million images of paintings in museums, sculptures, building architecture, illustrations, and photography.  Note: There are NO articles or ebooks in this database.  It only has images.  Need help searching ARTstor?

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New York Times Website

Learn about up and coming artists through the New York Times' art section.  Register for a free account and read an unlimited number of articles.  The website contains articles from 1851-present.  Access the PDF versions of articles (as they appeared in the print edition) from 1851-2002 using the TimesMachine website.  Need help searching the NYT and TimesMachine websites?

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Wiley Online Library

This is also a broad database that covers many subjects like EBSCO. Need help searching Wiley Online Library?

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Stash Magazine

Access the largest online video archive of design, animation, and VFX projects.

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Cambridge Core Journals

This is a broad database that covers many subjects: the humanities, social sciences and science, technology and medicine.  

Not finding what you need?  Access other databases for art research.

Art Playbooks

The library creates "playbooks" for research.  In sports, teams have playbooks that help them win the game. At PVCC, the library has playbooks that help you "win" at research.  Check them out:

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