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Art Education: Databases

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ART DATABASES

Art Index

  • Indexes both English-language and foreign-language journals and magazines
  • Contains over 400 leading art publications with coverage back to 1984
  • Use the print version of Art Index located in compact storage for coverage from 1929 to 1983
  • Provides citations only, no full text available.  Does have link (Webridge) for quickly checking to see if issues are available in another database or in print format in Dacus Library
  • Can limit to peer reviewed (scholarly) journals and/or by language (by using the drop-down option in one of the search boxes)
  • Automatically truncates search terms and phrases.  To search for an exact term or phrase, use “ ” around the term or phrase
  • Search results are sorted by relevance, not date
  • Can print, email, or download results

 ARTstor (Click here for access on-campus)  (Click here for access off-campus)

  • Digital library of over 1,000,000 images in all areas of art and architecture
  • Images can be printed or saved to a file

 

COMPREHENSIVE SCHOLARLY DATABASES

Academic Search Complete

  • A multi-disciplinary index to more than 8,000 journals, about half of which are full-text
  • Can limit search to scholarly (peer reviewed) journals
  • Search results listed by relevance; can change to a date order listing
  • Can use an * (asterisk) to truncate a search term

JSTOR

  • Full-text of several hundred international scholarly journals, many of them going back to the 19th Century
  • Does not include “current” issues of journals; all have an embargo of several years before articles can be added to the archives
  • Journals come from a number of disciplines, including 200 from art, art history, and architecture and 116 from education
  • In “Advanced Search”, can limit by item type, date range, language, and discipline
  • Be sure to use “ ” when searching phrases

EDUCATION DATABASES

Education Full Text

  • Indexes hundreds of education-related magazines, journals, and books
  • Many articles are full-text
  • Can limit to year and publication type
  • Can limit to peer-reviewed journals only

ERIC

  • Containing over one million records, ERIC indexes over 2000 journal titles covering the entire field of education; including, art, art education, art therapy, etc.
  • Includes indexing for both non-journal material (known as ERIC Documents or ED’s) and journal articles (EJ’s)
  •         ○    ED’s:  from 1966 to 2004, available on microfiche on the top floor of Dacus Library; from 1993 to present, available full text online
  •         ○    EJ’s: some full text of articles are available on ERIC; for the others there are links for checking Dacus Library holdings
  • Can limit search by year, language, publication type, and/or educational level
  • Can use an * as a truncation symbol to find all variations of a search term
  • Can print, email, or download results

 Professional Development Collection

  • Full text for more many education journals including:
    • Booklist, Education,
    • Education Digest,
    • Educational Leadership,
    • High School Journal,
    • Reading Teacher, etc.
  • Content includes:
    • abstracted and indexed journals,
    • full-text journals,
    • peer-reviewed, abstracted and indexed journals,
    • peer-reviewed, full- text journals, and
    • educational reports.

Teacher Reference Center

  • Provides indexing and abstracts for hundreds of peer-reviewed education journals.

 

PSYCHOLOGY DATABASES - COGNITIVE PROCESSES OF LEARNING & KNOWLEDGE ACQUISITION

Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection

  • Indexes over 500 psychology journals, nearly 400 of which are full-text
  • Can limit to peer-reviewed journals only
  • Search results listed by relevance; can change to date order listing
  • Can use an * (asterisk) to truncate search terms
  • Can print, email, or download search results

 PsycINFO

  • Indexes over 1,300 journals in 25 languages as well as books, dissertations, and technical reports
  • Can limit to peer-reviewed journals only
  • Coverage is from 1887
  • Can limit searches by language, date, age group, publication type, population group, and methodology
  • Search results listed by relevance; can change to date order listing
  • Can use an * (asterisk) to truncate search terms
  • Can print, email, or download search results

     

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