Welcome to the research guide for HONC 321: Early Modern Art & Science! On this guide you will find links to subject specific databases that have been curated for your class.
Leonardo da Vinci (Italian draftsman, 1452-1519). creation: ca. 1506-1508. Star of Bethlehem (Ornithogalum umbellatum) and anemones (Anemone bulbosa, Anemone ranunculoides). drawing, drawings. Place: Windsor Castle, Windsor, England, United Kingdom. https://library.artstor.org/asset/AMCADIG_10312187033.
Art Specific Databases
Below you will find a list of art-specific databases that contain places to find peer-reviewed journal articles, ebooks, and images. Each database contains access to a variety of art and art history content.
- Art Source covers a broad range of related subjects, from fine, decorative and commercial art, to various areas of architecture and architectural design. Providing over 600 full-text journals, more than 220 full-text books, and a collection of over 63,0000 images, it is designed for use by a diverse audience, including art scholars, artists, designers, students and general researchers.
- The Artstor Digital Library features an unparalleled range of images from some of the world’s leading museums, photo archives, scholars, and artists in one easily-navigated repository. Registration is required to download and use advanced site features.
- Includes articles from over 1,200 journals. Consists of both BHA (covering 1990-2007), the International Bibliography of Art (IBA), covering the years 2008 and part of 2009, and the Répertoire de la litterature de l'art (RILA), one of the predecessors of BHA, with records that cover 1975–1989.
- Articles selected for indexing from 300 periodicals focus on art history and works of art. The index features access points important for research, including artists, artworks, private and public collections, exhibitions, and reproductions; coverage is from mid-1850 to the late 1960s.
This is a selection of databases that cover the humanities and social sciences
- Full text of older issues of journals. Access includes Arts & Sciences I-XV, Business I Collection, Health & General Sciences Collection, and the Life Sciences Collection. To support online learning, JSTOR has made additional journal and primary source archival collections, 26 public health journals and over 6,000 articles related to COVID-19, openly accessible through June 30, 2023.
- Hundreds of full text journals in the humanities and social sciences.
- Academic Search Complete, designed specifically for academic institutions, is among the most valuable and comprehensive scholarly, multi-disciplinary full-text database, with more than 8,500 full-text periodicals, including more than 7,300 peer-reviewed journals.
- Humanities Source is designed to meet the needs of students, researchers and educators interested in all aspects of the humanities. The collection includes full text for more than 1,400 journals, with citations to over 3.5 million articles, including book reviews, and indexing back to 1907.
Finding a Full-Text Article from a Citation
You can paste the title of the article right into the Fusion search box in "quotations."