MoMA has been a fabulous educational partner of the CSI Library--they have made substantive book donations (and students can enter the MoMA for free using their Dolphin ID card!). We are happy to share their suite of educational resources through MoMA Learning.
Citations and abstracts from over 400 leading art publications throughout the world covering the fields of art history, architecture, graphic design, photography, sculpture, and museology. Find feature articles, artist profiles, exhibit reviews, and art reproductions. This database offers abstracts and indexing of an international array of peer-selected publications including non-Western art.
Coverage Dates: indexing from 1984+ to abstracts from 1994+
The CSI library no longer provides subscription access to Artstor, however about 2 million images are available in publicly accessible collections at the link above. Images include materials in the areas of art, architecture, the humanities, and social sciences. Artstor also includes about 400,000 images in the public domain that can be freely downloaded from the Metropolitan Museum of Art. An additional 85,000 images are available at The Met Collection. More freely avalable content is accessable at Smithsonian Open Access which houses 3 million images and objects from all 19 Smithsonian museums and centers. For content with extra curatorial and provenance data, consider the subscription EBSCO database Art Museum Image Gallery.
Full text access to complete back runs of scholarly journals across the humanities, social sciences, and sciences. Coverage for most journals does not include the last 3-5 years. Users can search across the entire database or limit their search to journals in specific subject disciplines. Click here for a search tutorial.
Coverage Dates: 1665 to present
A comprehensive art reference work covering all forms of the visual arts: painting, sculpture, architecture, decorative arts, graphic design and photography, from prehistory to the 1990s. Find artist biographies, images of art works, definitions of key terms, and encyclopedia articles on art history topics.
One-stop searching for books, journal, newspaper, and magazine articles, and media