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

ArtStor

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

 

Google Arts & Culture

Description: Google Arts & Culture is a partnership between Google and 17 art museums around the world to place high resolution images online for you to explore. You can navigate the collections in a similar way to Google Street View. Each work of art includes viewing notes,information about the artist, and links to more images by the artist across the museum collections. In addition the website allows you to create your own collection of images selected from any of the museums and to share this using email or social networking sites.

Access Information:  Freely available

Link: Click here to access Google Arts & Culture

Literary Reference Center

Description: Literary Reference Center is a full text database that includes information from reference works, books,and journal articles. This database is useful for literary criticism, author biographies, book reviews and the text of classic and contemporary literature.

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 Literary Reference Center

SocINDEX with Full Text

Description: SocINDEX with Full Text is a sociology research database and contains the full text for more than 820 journals dating back to 1908. Subjects covered include sociology, criminology, ethnic and racial studies, gender, the family, politics, social theory, and social structure.

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 SocINDEX with Full Text

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