Online Databases: Art and Design

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ARTstor – A digital library of nearly 1.4 million images in the areas of art, architecture, the humanities, and social sciences. Images can be used for noncommercial educational and scholarly uses.
CAMIO: Catalog for Art Images Online – High quality art images from the collections of approximately 24 prominent museums. All images are approved for educational use. Brought to you by the State of Michigan via the Michigan eLibrary (
Google Scholar – Journal articles, books, and other resources across many subjects. Provides a "cited by" feature to indicate other papers containing a source paper as a reference.
JSTOR – Complete, searchable, full text articles from over 1,000 core scholarly journals. 1878 to the most recent 1-5 years (varies by title).
Oxford Art Online – Includes the Benezit Dictionary of Artists, the Encyclopedia of Aesthetics, The Oxford Companion to Western Art, The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms, and Grove Art Online, the foremost scholarly art encyclopedia covering both Western and non-Western art.