Research & Documentation Online 5th Edition

Art and architecture

Art Index.

New York: Wilson, 1930–. An author and subject index to more than 400 art periodicals, covering all periods and media, including film and photography. The work is particularly helpful for locating reproductions in periodicals, for research studies, and for news of sales and exhibitions.

ARTbibliographies Modern.

Bethesda: Cambridge Scientific Abstracts, 1974–. An electronic index containing citations to and descriptive abstracts of articles, books, catalogs, and essays on modern art and photography from the late nineteenth century to the present.


New York: ARTstor, 2003–. A collection of about a million high-quality images of works of art, architecture, and cultural artifacts that can be searched and used for educational purposes.

Bibliography of the History of Art

(BHA). Santa Monica: John Paul Getty Trust, 1991–. Comprehensive and up-to-date coverage of art in Europe and the Americas from antiquity to the present. This database provides citations and abstracts for books, articles, dissertations, and exhibit catalogs published since 1973.