The main periodical indices for art, art history, architecture, and design are available via the Art & Archaeology page of Princeton databases.*
*NOTE: While all above index periodical articles, some also include monographs (i.e. books and catalogs), sales catalogs, festschriften, and other. For simultaneous searching: via EBSCO: select Art & Architecture Source, Art Index Retrospective, Frick Art Reference..., Index to 19th Century American Art Periodicals and other important historical and general humanities databases to search simultaneously. Select CHOOSE DATABASES at the top of the screen to select more than one. Via ProQuest, it is possible to search simultaneously Avery Index, ABM, IBA and DAAI. Choose your databases at the very top left of the screen.
Once you have a citation for an article (e.g. author, title, name of journal, volume, year, page numbers):
There are many more databases available to you at
One can find electronic journals by title here or by doing a title search in the library catalog. One can limit to ONLINE content under Access on the left, and to JOURNAL under Format. Alternatively, one can browse journals more visually and by subject using Princeton's instance of BrowZine. BrowZine allows one to save favorite titles to a Bookshelf, receive alerts when a new issues is published, and retain selected articles.
Most of the art databases index exhibition reviews, and Art & Architecture Source also indexes art reproductions (images) in magazines and journals. Information about accessing newspapers at Princeton may be found in this guide .
Articles+ can be useful for locating content in newspapers: just make sure to uncheck the box at the top right under Refine Your Search that says "exclude newspaper articles," which is the default setting for Articles+.