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1. FreeArt History Resources on the Web

An extensive collection of both imagery and scholarship, this gateway covers art history from the prehistoric to the 20th century. It also has links to research resources, art departments, museums and galleries.

2. LicencedArt Index

H.W. Wilson: Art Index is a bibliographic database that indexes articles from art periodicals published throughout the world. In addition to articles, this database indexes reproductions of works of art that appear in indexed periodicals. Subjects covered include: Advertising Art; Antiques; Archaeology; Architecture and Architectural History; Art History; Computers in Art; Crafts; Decorative Arts; Fashion Design; Folk Art; Graphic Arts; Industrial Design; Interior Design; Landscape Architecture; Motion Pictures; Museology; Non-Western Art; Painting; Photography; Pottery; Sculpture; Television; Textiles; and Video. Also available from 1929-2002 in print at Sq 700.16 ART

3. OnsiteArts and Entertainment Management Database (AEM)

RMIT Publishing: Arts and Entertainment Management Database (AEM), is a bibliographic database that indexes articles from published and unpublished material on arts and entertainment management from 1982 onwards. Source documents include journals, books, reports and surveys. Subject coverage includes the arts and entertainment environment, cultural planning, finance, funding, law, marketing, project/venue management, research, and technology related to the arts and entertainment industry.

4. FreeAustralia Council for the Arts

The Australia Council: The Australia Council is the Australian Government's funding and advisory body. Through a range of grants, it directly supports young, emerging and established artists, in the fields of: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander arts, community cultural development, dance, literature, music, new media arts, theatre and visual arts/craft.

5. LicencedAustralian Art Auction Records On-line: Including New Zealand

Australian Art Auction Records Pty Ltd: Australian Art Auction Records is a service that documents historical art auction results and makes them available via subscription. A print version of this database is available at N 338.4375994 CRA (1973/75 - 2003).

6. FreeAustralian Art Obituaries Index

National Gallery of Australia Research Library: A listing of obituaries for Australian artists and art professionals based on information received in the National Gallery of Australia Research Library since 1990. Warning: This database contains the names of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people now deceased. It may also contain links to sites that may use images of Aboriginal and Islander people now deceased.

7. LicencedAustralian Art Sales Digest

John Furphy Pty Ltd: The Australian Art Sales Digest lists thousands of artists who have lived and/or worked in Australia or New Zealand. To locate the artist whose works you want to view, you can enter the beginning letters of the artist's last name, and optionally the beginning letters of the artist's first name.

8. LicencedBritish periodicals online collections I and II

ProQuest: Traces the development and growth of the periodical press in Britain from its origins in the seventeenth century through to the Victorian 'age of periodicals' and beyond. On completion this unique digital archive will consist of almost 500 periodical runs published from the 1680s to the 1930s, comprising six million keyword-searchable pages and forming an unrivalled record of more than two centuries of British history and culture. British Periodicals Collection I consists of more than 160 journals that comprise the UMI microfilm collection Early British Periodicals, the equivalent of 5,238 printed volumes containing approximately 3.1 million pages. Topics covered include literature, philosophy, history, science, the fine arts and the social sciences. British Periodicals Collection II consists of more than 300 journals from the UMI microfilm collections English Literary Periodicals and British Periodicals in the Creative Arts together with additional titles, amounting to almost 3 million pages. Topics covered include literature, music, art, drama, archaeology and architecture. Available for document delivery to Australian libraries. A mobile interface is available for this database at: http://m.search.proquest.com

9. FreeCAN: Collections Australia Network

Collections Australia Network: The Collections Australia Network (CAN) superseded AMOL: Australian Museums and Galleries Online. It is intended to be the public gateway to collecting institutions across Australia including the small to medium regional institutions.

10. LicencedCarters price guide to antiques and collectables

John Furphy Pty Ltd: Contains detailed descriptions, price ranges, and colour photographs of thousands of items from Australia and New Zealand. The online database includes the last five years of items from the ceased printed publications Carter's price guide to antiques in Australasia and Carter's everything vintage (which covered post 1950s items, including vintage, collectables retro and 20th century design). Items are added at least annually to keep the database current.

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