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Other Citation-Only Resources
ABIA: South and Southeast Asian Art & Archaeology Index
Coverage of southeast Asian art as well as Afghanistan, South China, and Tibet.
American Art Periodicals
Indexes 19th century American art journals, including illustrations.
Indexes finding aids and other collection descriptions from participating museums and archives worldwide.
Art Sales Catalogues Online
Images of historical art catalogs.
Art Sales Index
Search auction lots by artist name, medium, price, year, and more.
Design & Applied Arts Index
Indexes mostly early 20th century design and craft journals and newspapers.
Search the subject catalogs of the German Archaeological Institute in Rome, the Bibliography of Iberian Archaeology from the German Archaeological Institute in Madrid, and the Archaeology of Roman Provinces from RGK Frankfurt.
Film Index International
Indexes films from 170 countries.
The Getty Provenance Databases
Databases for provenance research--archival documents, sale catalogs, and public collections.
Index to Film Periodicals
Indexes film journals and periodicals; has abstracts.
Information on art and architecture of Korea, among other subjects.
SCIPIO: Art & Rare Books Sales Catalogs
Records of art and rare book sales from the 16th century to the present.
Urban Studies Abstracts
Urban affairs, community development, urban history, and more.
These databases are citation only, which means that when you search for articles or books, the result will be a bibliographic citation of the work and will not link directly to a full-text representation. However, these databases often include a link that will tell you whether or not Princeton has a physical copy in one of the campus libraries. It may seem like more work, but there are lots of great art resources that aren't available online yet! (For searching tips, click on little i next to each link.)
Bibliography of the History of Art (BHA)
(1973-2009) BHA is the most scholarly art database Princeton owns. It includes records for books and articles and indexes multiple languages. BHA only encompasses Western art, and it also exists in a printed format at Marquand (Z5937.R4).
(1930s-present) A collection of journal articles dealing with architecture and design, archaeology, city planning, interior design, and historic preservation.
(1974-present) Focuses on modern and contemporary art and includes full abstracts. It includes journal articles, books, essays, exhibition catalogs, PhD dissertations, and exhibition reviews.
RIBA British Architectural Library Catalog Online
Indexes the architecture periodicals held by the Royal Institute of British Architects. Go to their catalog to view RIBA's books and A/V holdings.
But Wait, There's More...
PUL has many more databases. If you want to try others, why not check out one of these? And don't forget, if you want to look through a physical copy of a journal, just type it into Princeton's catalog to find out where it is.