Art Resources

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ARTstor Image Library


ARTstor is a database of more than one million high-quality downloadable images in the arts, architecture, humanities, and social sciences that can be used by teachers, students and individuals for non-commercial purposes. This database is available only in the library. 

Oxford Art Online


Access to 45,000 articles from The Dictionary of Art (1996) and The Oxford Companion to Western Art (2001) as well as newly added articles by art historians and experts from around the world. Over 2,500 thumbnail art images and line drawings displayed in the text of articles, extensive image links, and sophisticated search features. This database is available in the library or from home using your library card. 

Invaluable Auction Records


Database of more than ten million auction records for antiques, art and collectibles sold by auction houses around the world, including prices estimated and realized prices, descriptive text from auction catalogs, and photographs. This database is available only at Brand Library. For assistance please speak to the staff member at the reference desk.



AskART is an online database containing biographical information, book and periodical references, and American auction history (from 1987) and international auction history (from 2007) for over 100,000 artists. Images of works are included with most auction records. This database is available only in the library. 

Art Full Text & Art Index Retrospective


Index to articles from over 850 art, architecture, decorative arts, crafts, textiles, graphic arts, fashion, and interior and industrial design periodicals published throughout the world. Listings include abstracts and in many cases the complete text of the articles with images. Indexing covers the years 1929 to the present. This database is available in the library or from home using your library card.

Articles & Databases

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Access Library, Arts & Culture databases, including eBooks and magazines, streaming music and movies, or search for articles and information on a wide-range of topics. These resources are available in the library or from home using your library card.