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A - Z Resources

  • Our full list of databases

AskArt

  • Covers mostly American artists from early 16th century through the present. Contains over 270,000 artists.

Biography Reference Bank

  • Contains biographical full text articles and images.

CMA Publication Index

  • Provides access to citations for museum owned objects.

Contemporary Artists Index

  • Unique resource developed and maintained by the Gund Library staff. Look here for artists, artists groups, photographers, craftspeople, designers, and design firms whose work appears in select publications in the library's collection.

Credo Reference

  • The Credo Reference Academic Core Collection includes 3 million entries from notable subject encyclopedias, handbooks, guides, companions and readers covering over 80 major subject disciplines and more than 6 million research concepts. It also provides access to more than 1,000 videos and animations, as well as 500,000 contextual visual aids, images, photographs and maps.

Films on Demand: Master Academic Package

  • Comprehensive streaming video resource covering 25 core subject areas including art + art history. 

Material ConneXion

  • A materials database for designers. Searchable by material characteristics.
  • You must create an account using your CIA email address to use this resource.

Oxford English Dictionary

Points of View Reference Center

  • Resources that present multiple sides of an issue, this database provides rich content that can help students assess and develop persuasive arguments and essays, better understand controversial issues and develop analytical thinking skills.

Rhizome (online artist community)

  • Rhizome supports contemporary art that creates richer and more critical digital cultures. Home to an online archive of digital art.

Sage Stats

  • A data download and visualization tool hosting social science, business and industry data. For more information about how to use this resource, click here.

Transparent Language

  • Create an account using your CIA email address and choose from over 100 languages. Download the app for on the go learning!

Statista

  • Statistics portal for market data and research

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