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    Art Libraries Network kubikat

    Kubikat is the collective catalog of four of the leading German scholarly research institutes in the field of art history * Kunsthistorisches Institut in Florence (Max-Planck-Institut) * Zentralinstitut für Kunstgeschichte in Munich - funded by the Bavarian Ministry of Sciences, Research and the Arts * Deutsches Forum für Kunstgeschichte (Centre allemand d'histoire de l'art) in Paris - funded by the Foundation of German Humanities Institutes Abroad (DGIA) * Bibliotheca Hertziana (Max Planck-Institut für Kunstgeschichte) in Rome The catalog project began in 1993 as a joint initiative of the institutes in Munich, Rome and Florence, supported by the German Research Foundation (DFG)

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    Kubikat is the collective catalog of four of the leading German scholarly research institutes in the field of art history

    * Kunsthistorisches Institut in Florence (Max-Planck-Institut)
    * Zentralinstitut für Kunstgeschichte in Munich - funded by the Bavarian Ministry of Sciences, Research and the Arts
    * Deutsches Forum für Kunstgeschichte (Centre allemand d'histoire de l'art) in Paris - funded by the Foundation of German Humanities Institutes Abroad (DGIA)
    * Bibliotheca Hertziana (Max Planck-Institut für Kunstgeschichte) in Rome

    The catalog project began in 1993 as a joint initiative of the institutes in Munich, Rome and Florence, supported by the German Research Foundation (DFG)

    • Language: Français, English, Italiano, Deutsch
    • Subject Category: Social Sci. + Humanities
    • Subject: Philosophy, Religion, Archaeology, Literature, History, Arts
    • Keyword: Art history
    • Scope: Max Planck Society
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    MPG Library Catalog
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    Art Sales Catalogues Online

    The database provides access to full texts of international auction catalogues published between 1600 and 1900. Approx. 35,000 titles are planned to be digitized. Electronic fulltexts are based on filmed versions of holdings from diverse libraries, among others the Rijksbureau voor Kunsthistorische Documentatie (RKD), The Hague; the Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam; the National Art Library, Victoria and Albert Museum, London; the Courtauld Institute, London.

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    The database provides access to full texts of international auction catalogues published between 1600 and 1900. Approx. 35,000 titles are planned to be digitized. Electronic fulltexts are based on filmed versions of holdings from diverse libraries, among others the Rijksbureau voor Kunsthistorische Documentatie (RKD), The Hague; the Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam; the National Art Library, Victoria and Albert Museum, London; the Courtauld Institute, London.

    • Provider: IDC Publishers / Brill
    • Language: Français, English
    • Subject Category: Social Sci. + Humanities
    • Subject: Arts
    • Scope: Max Planck Society
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    Fulltext Database
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    ARTbibliographies Modern (ProQuest)

    ARTbibliographies Modern (ABM) provides full abstracts of journal articles, books, essays, exhibition catalogs, PhD dissertations, and exhibition reviews on all forms of modern and contemporary art, with approximately 12-13,000 new entries being added each year. Entries date back as far as the late 1960s. ABM is the premier source of information on modern and contemporary arts dating from the late 19th century onwards, and including photography since its invention. It includes abstracts of English and foreign-language material on famous and lesser-known artists, movements, and trends. The coverage of ABM is wide-ranging and includes performance art and installation works, video art, computer and electronic art, body art, graffiti, artists' books, theatre arts, conservation, crafts, ceramic and glass art, ethnic arts, graphic and museum design, fashion, and calligraphy, as well as traditional media including illustration, painting, printmaking, sculpture, and drawing.

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    ARTbibliographies Modern (ABM) provides full abstracts of journal articles, books, essays, exhibition catalogs, PhD dissertations, and exhibition reviews on all forms of modern and contemporary art, with approximately 12-13,000 new entries being added each year. Entries date back as far as the late 1960s.

    ABM is the premier source of information on modern and contemporary arts dating from the late 19th century onwards, and including photography since its invention. It includes abstracts of English and foreign-language material on famous and lesser-known artists, movements, and trends. The coverage of ABM is wide-ranging and includes performance art and installation works, video art, computer and electronic art, body art, graffiti, artists' books, theatre arts, conservation, crafts, ceramic and glass art, ethnic arts, graphic and museum design, fashion, and calligraphy, as well as traditional media including illustration, painting, printmaking, sculpture, and drawing.

    • Provider: ProQuest
    • Language: English
    • Subject Category: Social Sci. + Humanities
    • Subject: Arts
    • Keyword: Art history, Art movements, Art theory, Artists, Artists' books, Body art, Ceramic and glass art, Calligraphy, Computer and electronic art, Conservation, Contemporary art, Crafts, Drawing, Ethnic arts, Fashion, Folk art, Graffiti, Graphic and museum design, Illustration, Installation works, Modern art, Museums and galleries, Painting, Performance art, Photography, Printmaking, Restoration, Sculpture, Theatre arts, Video art
    • Scope: Max Planck Society
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    Reference Database
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    Artists of the World Online (de Gruyter)

    The database is a contemporary, reliable and extensive reference work on artists. It contains authoritative, up-to-date biographical information on more than 1 million artists. The database offers biographies in full text from A to Z. The extended scope is due to the incorporation of the renowned Thieme-Becker/Vollmer1 encyclopedia, the Nürnberger Künstlerlexikon and the Lexikon der Künstlerinnen into the database.

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    The database is a contemporary, reliable and extensive reference work on artists. It contains authoritative, up-to-date biographical information on more than 1 million artists.

    The database offers biographies in full text from A to Z. The extended scope is due to the incorporation of the renowned Thieme-Becker/Vollmer1 encyclopedia, the Nürnberger Künstlerlexikon and the Lexikon der Künstlerinnen into the database.

    • Provider: Walter de Gruyter
    • Language: Deutsch, English
    • Subject Category: Social Sci. + Humanities
    • Subject: Arts
    • Scope: Bibliotheca Hertziana
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    Reference Work
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    ARTstor

    The ARTstor Digital Library provides more than one million images with tools for teaching and research. Its collections comprise contributions from outstanding museums, photographers, libraries, scholars, photo archives, and artists and artists' estates from all over the world. An overview of collections is available under http://www.artstor.org/collections.

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    The ARTstor Digital Library provides more than one million images with tools for teaching and research. Its collections comprise contributions from outstanding museums, photographers, libraries, scholars, photo archives, and artists and artists' estates from all over the world.

    An overview of collections is available under http://www.artstor.org/collections.

    • Provider: Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
    • Language: English
    • Subject Category: Social Sci. + Humanities
    • Subject: Arts
    • Keyword: Renaissance studies, Medieval studies, Classical studies, Asian studies, American studies, World history, Literature, Anthropology, Religion, Music, Architecture, Art
    • Scope: Max Planck Society
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    Miscellaneous
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    Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals (EBSCO)

    Inhalt: 622.500 Literaturnachweise aus über 2.800 Zeitschriften (davon ca. 300 aktuell ausgewertet) zur Architektur, Architekturgeschichte, sowie Archäologie, Bauentwurf, Wohnungsbau, Denkmalpflege, Innenarchitektur, Landschaftsarchitektur, Stadtplanung. Neben Zeitschriftenartikeln werden auch Interviews, Buchrezensionen, Ausstellungskataloge u.ä. ausgewertet, wobei 75% der Zeitschriften für keine andere Datenbank ausgewertet werden. Abdeckung international, 80% des Materials stammt von außerhalb der USA, 60% sind Nachweise nicht-englischsprachige Veröffentlichungen. Die Datenbank enthält auch einen mehr als 15.000 Einträge umfassenden Index von Nachrufen auf bedeutende Architekten (Avery's Obituary Index) und den 10-bd. Burnham Index to Architectural Literature des Art Institute of Chicago (1870 - ca. 1965).

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    Inhalt: 622.500 Literaturnachweise aus über 2.800 Zeitschriften (davon ca. 300 aktuell ausgewertet) zur Architektur, Architekturgeschichte, sowie Archäologie, Bauentwurf, Wohnungsbau, Denkmalpflege, Innenarchitektur, Landschaftsarchitektur, Stadtplanung. Neben Zeitschriftenartikeln werden auch Interviews, Buchrezensionen, Ausstellungskataloge u.ä. ausgewertet, wobei 75% der Zeitschriften für keine andere Datenbank ausgewertet werden. Abdeckung international, 80% des Materials stammt von außerhalb der USA, 60% sind Nachweise nicht-englischsprachige Veröffentlichungen. Die Datenbank enthält auch einen mehr als 15.000 Einträge umfassenden Index von Nachrufen auf bedeutende Architekten (Avery's Obituary Index) und den 10-bd. Burnham Index to Architectural Literature des Art Institute of Chicago (1870 - ca. 1965).

    • Provider: EBSCO
    • Language: English
    • Subject Category: Social Sci. + Humanities
    • Subject: Arts
    • Keyword: Architecture, Architectural history, Archaeology, Landscape architecture, Urban planning
    • Scope: Bibliotheca Hertziana
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    Reference Database
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    Benezit

    Bio-bibliographisches Nachschlagewerk mit über 170.000 Einträgen zu Künstlern, auch weniger bekannten, weltweit von der Antike bis zur Gegenwart. Die Einträge beinhalten neben einer Darstellung von Leben und Werk des Künstlers weiterführende Literaturhinweise, Abbildungen von Künstlersignaturen, Museumsnachweise und Auktionsergebnisse.

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    Bio-bibliographisches Nachschlagewerk mit über 170.000 Einträgen zu Künstlern, auch weniger bekannten, weltweit von der Antike bis zur Gegenwart. Die Einträge beinhalten neben einer Darstellung von Leben und Werk des Künstlers weiterführende Literaturhinweise, Abbildungen von Künstlersignaturen, Museumsnachweise und Auktionsergebnisse.

    • Provider: Oxford University Press, OUP
    • Language: English
    • Subject Category: Social Sci. + Humanities
    • Subject: Arts
    • Scope: Bibliotheca Hertziana
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    Reference Database
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    Bibliography History Art, BHA

    The Bibliography of the History of Art (BHA) contains abstracts and indexes of current publications in the history of art, including scholarly journals, conferences, book, exhibition reviews, and exhibition catalogues. The records consist of bibliographic citations, abstracts, and indexing. Note that the database search includes 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.

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    The Bibliography of the History of Art (BHA) contains abstracts and indexes of current publications in the history of art, including scholarly journals, conferences, book, exhibition reviews, and exhibition catalogues. The records consist of bibliographic citations, abstracts, and indexing.

    Note that the database search includes 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.

    • Provider: J. Paul Getty Trust
    • Language: Français, English
    • Subject Category: Social Sci. + Humanities
    • Subject: History, Arts
    • Keyword: Art reflecting Western tradition in Asia Africa and Australia, Aspects of material culture of interest to art historians, Performance art, Photography, Painting, Festivals, Theater, Architecture and design, Archaeology, Folk and industrial art, Sculpture, Drawing, Prints, Decorative and applied arts, Traditional fine arts, American art from European discoveries to present, European art from late Antiquity (4th c. A.D.) to present
    • Scope: Max Planck Society
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    Reference Database
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    Bibliography of Asian Studies, BAS (EBSCO)

    The online version of the Bibliography of Asian Studies (BAS) references principally western-language articles and book chapters on all parts of Asia. It covers various subjects (especially in the humanities and the social sciences) pertaining to East, Southeast, and South Asia published worldwide from 1971 to the present.

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    The online version of the Bibliography of Asian Studies (BAS) references principally western-language articles and book chapters on all parts of Asia. It covers various subjects (especially in the humanities and the social sciences) pertaining to East, Southeast, and South Asia published worldwide from 1971 to the present.

    • Provider: EBSCO
    • Language: Deutsch, Français, English
    • Subject Category: Social Sci. + Humanities
    • Subject: Sociology, Religion, Philosophy, Literature, Linguistics, History, Economics, Arts
    • Keyword: Folklore
    • Scope: MPI Human Development
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    Reference Database
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    Bibliotheca Hertziana
    • Language: Italiano, Deutsch, English
    • Subject Category: Social Sci. + Humanities
    • Subject: History, Arts
    • Scope: Max Planck Society
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    MPG Library Catalog