Article Databases

Art Full Text Key site [UCSD Only]
1984-present. Citations to journal articles on art, architecture, photography, and related disciplines.

Bibliography of the history of art [via Getty] Key site
Indexes and abstracts art-related books, conference proceedings and dissertations, exhibition and dealer's catalogs, and articles from more than 2,500 periodicals covering European and American art from late antiquity to 2009.

AATA online abstracts of international conservation literature v.1(1955) - Publisher's Web site
Art & Archaeology Technical Abstracts. 1955-present, index & abstracts of articles, book chapters, other publications. Subjects: material culture conservation, including works of art, architectural conservation, and archaeology.

Art Index Retrospective [UCSD Only]
1929-1984. Cites articles and reproductions of art works from periodicals throughout the world, in English, French, Italian, German, Spanish, and Dutch. Also yearbooks and museum bulletins. Can search together with Art Abstracts.

ARTbibliographies Modern [UCSD Only]
1974-present. Abstracts of journal articles, books, essays, exhibition catalogs, PhD dissertations, and exhibition reviews on all forms of modern and contemporary art.

Arts & Humanities Citation Index [UCSD Only]
1975-present. Provides author, keyword, and cited reference searching from more than 1100 leading arts and humanities journals. In many cases includes searchable abstracts plus links to e-journal images. Part of the Web of Science.

Design and Applied Arts Index [UCSD Only]
Design and applied arts index (DAAI) is the leading source of abstracts and bibliographic records for articles, news items, and reviews published in design and applied arts periodicals from 1973 onwards.

FRANCIS (International Humanities and Social Studies) [UCSD Only]
International index to journal articles published from 1984 to present in the humanities and social sciences, with special strength in religion, anthropology, history of art, literature, economics.

Index to Nineteenth-Century Art Periodicals [UCSD Only]

International Bibliography of Art [via CSA] [UCSD Only]
The core bibliography for recent publications (post-2008) in the history of Western Art from antiquity to the present and Global Art since 1945.