- Art & Architecture Complete (EBSCOhost, EBSCO)
Provides full-text coverage of more than 350 periodicals and 220 books. In addition, Art & Architecture Complete offers cover-to-cover indexing and abstracts for more than 800 academic journals, magazines and trade publications, as well as over 220 books and an Image Collection of over 64,000 images provided by Picture Desk and others.
- Design and Applied Arts Index (DAAI) (ProQuest)
DAAI is an international index to abstracts and bibliographic records for articles, news items, and reviews published in design and applied arts periodicals. Covers both new designers and the development of design and the applied arts since the mid-19th century, surveying disciplines including ceramics, glass, jewellery, wood, metalsmithing, graphic design, fashion and clothing, textiles, furniture, interior design, architecture, computer aided design, Web design, computer-generated graphics, animation, product design, industrial design, garden design, and landscape architecture. Includes 212,000+ records. Coverage: 1973 - Current.
- ARTbibliographies Modern (ABM) (ProQuest)
Includes information on modern and contemporary art dating from the late 19th century onwards, including photography since its invention. The database provides full abstracts of journal articles, including book and exhibition reviews, as well as art publications such as exhibition catalogs, monographs and artists’ books. Includes performance art, installation works, video art, computer and electronic art, body art, graffiti, artists' books, theatre arts, conservation, crafts, ceramics, glass art, ethnic art, graphic design, museums and galleries, fashion, and calligraphy, as well as traditional media including illustration, painting, printmaking, sculpture and drawing. More than 15,000 new entries are added each year, with entries dating back as far as the late 1960s. Coverage: 1974 - Current.
- ARCH (Informit, RMIT)
ARCH (Australian Architecture Database) includes indexes and abstracts articles, exhibitions, reviews, obituaries, editorials, conference proceedings, news items, and award features that are held by Stanton Library, Nth Sydney Council. Covers Australian architects, architecture, building, interior design and landscape architecture. Coverage: 1980 - current.
- Bibliography of the History of Art
BHA offers both basic and advanced search modules, and can be searched easily by subject, artist, author, article or journal title, and other elements. Note that the database search includes both BHA (covering 1990-2007) and the International Bibliography of Art (IBA), covering the years 2008 and part of 2009. Also the Répertoire de la litterature de l’art (RILA), one of the predecessors of BHA, has records that cover 1975-1989.
- Project MUSE (Johns Hopkins University Press w/ Milton S. Eisenhower Library )
Indexes over 40 journals in humanities, social sciences, tourism, culture and mathematics published by Johns Hopkins University Press. Includes abstracts and provides access to full text of more than 100 scholarly journals in the humanities, social sciences and mathematics. Includes eBook collections: history; literature; philosophy and religion; political science and policy studies; archaeology and anthropology; film, theatre and performing arts; global cultural studies and higher education.
- JSTOR (JSTOR, ITHAKA)
JSTOR is an archival repository of full-text journals, covering a range of subject areas. It utilitses a 'moving wall' in the archiving process. The "moving wall" represents the time period between the last issue available in JSTOR and the most recently published issue of a journal and generally ranges from 3 and 5 years.
- UWS Art Collection and Gallery
The University of Western Sydney's art collection of approximately 1,000 objects was formed from the holdings of its former network members, Hawkesbury, Macarthur and Nepean. It comprises of a diverse range of paintings, works on paper, photographs, mixed media sculptures and ceramics. Primarily Australian artists from the 20th Century have been acquired particularly from the 1970's onward. Past and present staff and students are also represented within the collection, as well as local artists from the Hawkesbury, Macarthur and Nepean regions of Greater Western Sydney.