Art Full Text

Description: A great resource for art information, Art Full Text is a bibliographic database indexing over 600 journals, over 300 of which are available in full text.

Access Information: Please use your college username and password to access this database from off campus. You may need to select “UK Higher Education” from the drop down list and then select Bradford College.

Link: Click here to access Art Full Text


Description: ArtStor is an image database featuring a range of images from some of the world’s leading museums, photo archives, scholars, and artists. It has more than two million images from 280 collections that can support many topics including Archaeology, Architecture, Art History, Design, Fashion & Costume, , Literature, Religion, Theatre, World History, and much more. The image library is constantly growing with new collections added monthly, continually expanding areas of reference and study.

Access Information: To access ArtStor off campus: click on LOG IN from the ArtStor home page, Select ‘Log in through your institution’. Type in Bradford College or select from the drop down list and click on LOG IN. Enter your college username and password. You may be asked to register. Please use your college email address.

Link: Click here to access ArtStor

Britannica Image Quest

Description: Britannica Image Quest is a searchable database of digital images that allows access to more than two million images that are rights-cleared for educational use. The images are from over 50 of the best collections in the world, including: Action Plus for sports; Photo Researchers; akg-images; Getty Images; and Photoshot.

Access Information: Please use your College username and password to access Britannica Image Quest.

Link: Click here to access Britannica Image Quest


General OneFile

Description: A one stop source for news, magazine and journal articles on a wide range of subjects. Millions of full text articles available as PDF and HTML, many with images. Updated daily.

Access Information: Please use your college username and password to access General OneFile off campus.

Link: Click here to access General OneFile

Newspaper Database

Description: InfoTrac Newsstand provides access to the full text of local, regional and national newspapers and allows users to search for articles by title, headline, date, newspaper section, or other fields. The database offers a one-stop source for current news and searchable archives.

Access Information: Please use your college username and password to access InfoTrac Newsstand off campus.

Link: Click here to access InfoTrac Newsstand

VADS (Visual arts data service)

Description: VADS (Visual arts data service) is the online resource for visual arts. It has provided services to the academic community for 12 years and has built up a considerable portfolio of visual art collections comprising over 100,000 images that are freely available and copyright cleared for use in learning, teaching and research in the UK.

Access Information: Freely available

Link: Click here to access VADS

Vogue Archive

Description: Search American Vogue from the 1890’s to the present day for work from the greatest designers, photographers, stylists, and illustrators of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries.

Access Information: If you are logging in from off campus please enter your college username and password at the Shibboleth log in page.

Link: Click here to access Vogue Archive

User Guides: Click here to access the The Vogue Archive for FE LibGuides 



Description: Zetoc provides access to the British Library’s Electronic Table of Contents for over 30,000 journals and 100,000 conference papers dating back to 1993.

Access Information: To login from off campus when promted type “bradford” into the search box, then select “Bradford College”, click on go and then enter your College username and password.

Link: Click here to access Zetoc