Prepared by K. Townsend
"AMICO is the compilation of digitized works of art including: painting, sculpture, photography, print, drawing, ceramic, textiles, metalwork, furniture, books and scrolls, architecture, and archeological finds."
|Art Full Text||1984 to date|
"Gives citations and abstracts for over 200 of the leading art publications around the world. Full-text is available for some articles."
Art Index Retrospective
"Cumulates citations to Art Index volumes 1-32 of the printed index published between 1929-1984."
|Arts and Humanities Search||1980 to date|
The online version of Arts and Humanities Citation Index; indexes over 1,300 of the world's leading arts and humanities journals. Citation only; no abstract or full-text. Will link to Libraries of the USF System Online Catalog, where applicable.
Bibliography of the History of Art
"Indexes and abstracts art-related books, conference proceedings and dissertations, exhibition and dealer's catalogs, and articles from more than 2,500 periodicals."
|Expanded Academic ASAP||1980 to date|
"A broad general database which covers all academic disciplines."
|Groveart||1999 to date|
"Presents all 41,000 articles of the print version with added searching capability and hyperlinks. Illustrations are included with links to museum sites."
|Index of Christian Art Database||1991 to date|
"The Index can presently provide access to complex information on approximately 200,000 photographic reproductions of Christian art in the east and west from early apostolic times up to A.D. 1400, with a particular emphasis and focus on art of the western world.Along with catalog information such as artist's name, title of work, medium, and provenance, the database features bibliographic citations as well as individual scholarship by the Index staff."
Journals (Poynter Library):
|American Journal of Archaeology and of the History of the Fine Arts||1885-1896|
|Applied Arts Magazine||2002 to date|
|The Art Book||1998 to date|
|The Art Bulletin||1997 to date|
|Art Education||1962 to date|
|Art History||1998 to date|
|Art Journal||1997 to date|
|Art, Antiquity and Law||2000 to date|
|Arts and Activities||1966 to date|
|The Arts in Psychotherapy||1995 to date|
|British Journal of Aesthetics||1999 to date|
|Callaloo||1976-1994; 1995 to date|
|Ijele: Art eJournal of the African World||2000 to date|
|Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism||1941-2000; 2001 to date|
|The Journal of Aesthetic Education||2003 to date|
|Leonardo||1999 to date|
|PAJ: A Journal of Performance and Art||1998 to date|
|School Arts||1960 to date|
|Studies in Art Education||1959 to date|
majority of books on this subject are shelved on the third
floor of the library under the classification range N. To
find additional materials on this topic, go to the Libraries of the USF System Online Catalog and use the subject heading Art.
Local Art Collections
|Art Lover's Guide to Florida||N511.F6 J44 1998|
This guide provides information on art venues throughout Florida. The entries are organized by geographic region; however a detailed alphabetical index is located at the end of the book. Each entry provides information on directions, admission, permanent collections, and other nearby attractions.
|Catalogue of the Collection: Museum of Fine Arts, St. Petersburg, FL.||N778 .A53 1994|
The catalogue highlights the museum's permanent collections in European art, American art, Ancient and Asian art, African art, art of the Americas , and photography. Each photograph is accompanied by a textual description of the artist, subject, style, and technique.
|Dalí: the Salvador Dalí Museum Collection||N7113.D3 A4 2000|
A complete catalogue of the Dali Museum collection, with images of the art works and accompanying narration of each specific art work and Dali's development as an artist.
|American Art Directory||REF N50 .A4 1993-94|
Divided into four sections: organizations (organizations, museums, libraries), schools, information (state arts councils, magazines, newspapers, scholarships, booking agencies, etc.), and indexes (name, subject, organization). Covers the United States and Canada . Lists are geographic.
|Art Across America : A Comprehensive Guide to American Art Museums and Exhibition Galleries||REF N510 .A777 2000|
A one-volume directory of museums and galleries of art in the United States. This source is arranged by state. Includes some illustrations and maps, as well as an index.
Dictionaries and Encyclopedias
|Ancient Americans: A Reference Guide to the Art, Culture, and History of Pre-Columbian North and South America||REF E59 .P42 S3613 2001|
This two-volume guide presents artwork from the Paleolithic, Mid-Paleolithic, and Neolithic periods. The art of pre-Columbian hunter-gatherer groups, early cave dwellers, and other early North and South Americans are included. Some color illustrations are included. This guide has an index.
|Concise Dictionary of Art History||REF N5300 .F64 2000|
An alphabetically arranged source of common art and art history terminology. Also provides biographical information about notable artists. Includes a bibliography and an index.
|Dictionary of Art 34v.||REF N31 .D5 1996|
Available online on the GroveArt Database. Covers fine arts, decorative arts, performance art, and other multimedia expressions. Includes biographies, movements and groups, and general subject areas. Alphabetically arranged, entries are signed and carry short bibliographies. Many illustrations. Reflects worldwide artistic endeavor from prehistory through the mid-1990s. The entire final volume is a detailed index. The online version is updated quarterly and gives hyperlinks to illustrations and museums.
|Encyclopedia of American Art Before 1914||N6507 .E53 2000|
Covers 18 th and 19 th century American art. This one-volume source contains illustrations, some are in color. This reference also contains an index.
|The Oxford Companion to Western Art||N33 .O923 2001|
The Oxford Companion to Western Art focuses primarily on painting, sculpture, and the graphic arts. The entries are alphabetically arranged and each entry is signed. It also includes a list of color plates and an index of Artists and Writers on Art.
|Dictionary of Contemporary American Artists||REF N6536 .C8 1988|
Brief information on more then 900 artists, most still living. Indicates with whom artist studied, awards, exhibitions, and collections containing individual works. A short bibliography follows, if applicable. A museum and gallery list, plus name index, are at the front of the book.
|Encyclopedia of Artists||N31 .E53 2000|
Illustrated introduction to Western Art and the artists from the Middle Ages to the present day. The encyclopedia consists of 200 painter, sculptor, and printmaker biographies. Each biography includes a brief info to life and work, listing and image of key works, and a description of the artists' style.
|Lives of the Great 20th -Century Artists||REF N6489 .F64 1999|
Contains bibliographical entries for renown 20 th -century artists such as, Henri Matisse, Pablo Picasso, Georgia O'Keeffe, Salvador Dali, and many others. Black and white illustrations of modern art, as well as some color illustrations, are included. This work contains an index.
|Who Was Who in American Art, 1564-1975 3v.||REF N6536 .W4 1999|
Covers with whom artists studied, awards, exhibitions, collections containing individual works, occasional comments giving additional information, and a list of sources. Some artist's signatures are reproduced with entry. A list of art institutions, including museums, galleries, and associations is at the front of the first volume. A key to citations of bibliographical sources is at the back of the third volume.
|Who's Who in American Art||REF N6536 .W5|
Annual publication. Includes artists and others working in the art field (museum personnel, librarians, educators, critics, dealers, etc.). Covers living persons only in the U. S. , Canada , and Mexico . Geographic and professional classifications index plus a cumulative necrology (1953-1998) are at the back.
Online Art Collections
To see a more extensive list of artistic EBooks, Digital Image Collections, and Art Websites, go to the Libraries of the USF System Collection of Selected Art Databases.
Adam: Gateway to Art, Design, Architecture, and Media Information on the Internet
"ADAM, the Art, Design, Architecture & Media Information Gateway, is a searchable catalogue of Internet resources that have been carefully selected and catalogued by professional librarians for the benefit of the UK Higher Education community"
Art and Art History Collection (Saskia)
"The Art and History Collection features a wide range of digital images with an emphasis on the history of Western art. Image sets include: The Dresden Collection, Brueghel and Rubens, Ancient Greek Art (Architecture and Sculpture), Ancient Art (Minoan and Roman), Roman Art, Michelangelo, Italian Renaissance, Realism, Impressionism, and Post-Impressionism, and Contemporary Architecture. Images from art history textbooks include: Gardner, Expanded Gardner, Stokstad, Gilbert, Hartt, Cunningham, and Reich."
"The J. Paul Getty Museum collects and exhibits Greek and Roman antiquities, European paintings, drawings, manuscripts, sculpture, decorative arts, and European and American photographs and offers a range of special exhibitions and educational programs."