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ART_HIST_225-0 : Introduction to Medieval Art (Normore): Databases

Choir of the Basilica
St. Denis
c.1135 - 1144
Saint-Denis, France

Databases

As with journals, there are several databases applicable to art history. Most will index many different sources of information, and cover a wide range of periods, artist, themes, etc. The easiest way to access a particular database for a given subject is the following:

  • From the University Library homepage, go to Find, Borrow, RequestDatabases A-Z
  • This will take you to an A-Z list of all the databases to which the University subscribes. 
  • From the All Subjects box, select Art & Architecture. The resulting list can then be searched alphabetically.

Each database includes a brief description, so you don't find yourself searching for Rubens in a database devoted to 20th century conceptual art, for example. Although space precludes a full list of relevant databases, some of the most popular include:​