Internet Resources - Art



Databases

  • Academic OneFile
    Peer-reviewed, full-text articles for academic research from the world's leading journals covering the physical and social sciences, technology, medicine, engineering, the arts, technology, literature, and many other subjects.
    Browse related subjects: Education, Encyclopedias, Environment, Government, History, Public Health, Science, Travel
  • Access Video On Demand
    Enjoy instant access to world-class documentaries, award-winning educational films, independent films, and helpful instructional videos. All you need is Internet access and a valid library card number! iPad, Android, PC and Mac friendly.
    Browse related subjects: Art, Business, Consumers, Do-It-Yourself, Education, Environment, Geography, History, Performing Arts, Philosophy, Recreation, Religion, Travel
  • Artstor
    The Artstor Digital Library features an unparalleled range of images from some of the world's leading museums, photo archives, scholars, and artists in one easily-navigated repository. Artstor facilitates research and education in numerous disciplines, including art and visual studies, architecture, religion, anthropology and archaeology, global studies, fashion and costume, classics, world history, and more. This database is available ONLY from inside the Library (any branch).
    Mobile access: Use a library computer to create an Artstor Digital Library account. Sign in to the Digital Library via a mobile device using this account. Because remote access is not allowed, patrons will need to sign in to their account on a library computer once per visit to "activate" their access before being able to use a mobile device.

    Browse related subjects: Archives, Art, History
  • Discover & Go
    Discover & Go provides instant online access to free and low-cost tickets to museums, science centers, zoos, theaters and other fun local cultural venues.
    Browse related subjects: Art, California, Directories, Education, Environment, History, Inventions, Local History, Marine Science, Performing Arts, Poetry, Primary Sources, Recreation, Science, Social Issues, Technology, Theater
  • Explora
    A multidisciplinary database of articles providing full text of thousands of general reference publications covering virtually every subject area of general interest.
    Browse related subjects: Business, Encyclopedias, History, Magazine Articles, Newspaper Articles
  • InstantFlix
    InstantFlix: Powered by IndieFlix, founded by filmmakers, is part champion, part curator. Inspired by independent filmmakers and the work they produce, InstantFlix created a platform for you to discover the best and quirkiest around. Films can be sorted by genre, rating, and length -- try it out and discover something new. Note: the films on InstantFlix are unrated; therefore users must be 18 or older. You'll need to create an account using your email address and library card number, and then create a separate Zinio account in order to access the collection.
    Browse related subjects: Actors, Movies, Performing Arts, Recreation
  • Medici.tv
    With over 1,200 films, Medici.tv is the largest online catalog made up of classical music programs. It features the greatest artists and composers, and associates with great orchestras and concert halls around the world in order to broadcast live and free of charge some of the greatest musical events on the internet and its mobile applications.
    Browse related subjects: Composers, Concerts, Movies, Music, Performing Arts, Symphonies

Recommended Websites

  • Getty Vocabularies
    Mona Lisa or La Gioconda? The Getty vocabularies contain structured terminology for art, architecture, decorative arts and other material culture, archival materials, visual surrogates, and bibliographic materials.
    Browse related subjects: Art
  • NYPL Digital Gallery
    The New York Public Library Digital Gallery provides free and open access to over 800,000 images digitized from the The New York Public Library's vast collections, including illuminated manuscripts, historical maps, vintage posters, rare prints, photographs and more.
    Browse related subjects: Art, People

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