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Art History: Finding articles

Art History Journals at BGSU

African Arts
Antiquity
Aperture
Apollo
African Arts
Antiquity
Aperture
Apollo
Devoted to the study and discussion of traditional, contemporary, and popular African arts and expressive cultures. Full text of African Arts is available in JSTOR (to 2008) and current issues of African Arts are full text from MIT Press.
Provides reports on work in archaeology. Full text of Antiquity is available online. Also in print.
Devoted to photography as art. Contains illustrated profiles of photographers or thematic material. Full text of Aperture is available in JSTOR (to three years ago) and current issues of Aperture are full text in EBSCO. Also available in print.
Deals with art history, antiques, and auctioneering for universities, collectors, dealers, and museums. In print at Jerome Library.
Archives of American Art Journal
Art & Antiques
Art Bulletin
Art in America
Archives of American Art Journal
Art & Antiques
Art Bulletin
Art in America
Devoted to the study and discussion of traditional, contemporary, and popular African arts and expressive cultures. Full text of Archives of American Art Journal is available in JSTOR (to 4 years ago) and current issues of Archives of American Art Journal are full text online.
Provides reports on work in archaeology. In print in Jerome Library. Full text of Art & Antiques is available in EBSCO to 2007.
Devoted to photography as art. Contains illustrated profiles of photographers or thematic material. Full text of Art Bulletin is available in EBSCO.
Deals with art history, antiques, and auctioneering for universities, collectors, dealers, and museums. Full text of Art in America is available in EBSCO. Also in print at Jerome Library.
Art Journal
Artforum
ARTnews
Bulletin of the Metropolitan Museum of Art
Art Journal
Artforum
ARTnews
Bulletin of the Metropolitan Museum of Art
Provides a ideas and opinions that focuses on critical and aesthetic issues in the visual arts of our times. Full text of Art Journal is available in JSTOR (to 4 years ago) and current issues of Art Journal are full text in EBSCO.
Covers the contemporary art world, with sections on architecture, music, advertising and reviews of contemporary exhibitions worldwide. In print in Jerome Library. Some full text of Artforum is available online.
Profiles of artists, surveys of gallery exhibits and international art news. In print at Jerome Library.
General information on art in the museum's collections; each issue organized around a category or an artist. Full text of Bulletin of the Metropolitan Museum of Art is available in JSTOR to four years ago. Current issues in print at Jerome Library.
Frieze
Mousse
Winterthur Portfolio
 
Frieze
Mousse
Winterthur Portfolio
A leading magazine of contemporary art and culture that includes essays, reviews and columns by forward-thinking contemporary writers, artists and curators. In print in Jerome Library.
A bimonthly magazine of contemporary art containing articles, interviews, conversations, and essays by some of the most important figures in international criticism, visual arts, and curating today. In print in Jerome Library.
Contains articles on the arts in America and the historical context in which they developed. Emphasizes analytical studies that integrate artifacts into their cultural context. Full text of the Winterthur Portfolio is available in JSTOR (to 4 years ago) and current issues of the Winterthur Portfolio are online.

Getting full text

While databases like JSTOR contain full text, many other databases only contain descriptions of articles. Here's how to get to full text when it's not in the database you're searching:

Click on the "Find it!" button

The Find It button will appear in the results list if there is not full text in the database you are searching.

If there is full text in another database, you will be taken to the article in that database.

If we have the journal in print, you will see the catalog record with its location.

If there is no print or full text available, you will see a link to Interlibrary Loan (ILL).

To place an interlibrary loan request, log in with your BGSU ID then fill out the online request form. ILL requests for articles and book chapters are often filled very quickly, because libraries usually scan the articles and deliver them to you online as a pdf.

Best bets for scholarly articles

Search the full text of many journals at once for the most efficient way to find articles on a particular artist or subject. These three are the best to start with.

Also good for articles

These databases may lead you to additional sources.

Finding newspaper articles

Newspapers contain profiles, exhibition reviews, obituaries, and more. Pay close attention to coverage dates for online newspapers! To find a specific newspaper by title, use the "Journals by Title" link under "Search & Find" on the library's home page.

Online sources for biographical information

Art Journals Online