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- Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals
The Index contains records describing articles in over 1,000 periodicals in the field of architecture and related disciplines.
CollectiveAccess is a configurable cataloging tool and web-based application for museums, archives and digital collections. The programming requires little to no custom programming to support a variety of metadata standards and supports multilingual cataloging facilities. CollectiveAccess can also handle a long list of digital media formats including images, video, audio and document formats. Additionally, a variety of external data sources and services can be accessed for cataloging and data display within CollectiveAccess. The Library of Congress and Getty Art and Architecture are just a few of the external sources available to users.
- Fine Arts Library announces AV retrieval service | University of Texas ...
he University of Texas at Austin’s Fine Arts Library is offering a new service to students, faculty and staff. Now AV materials can be requested online to be delivered to any of the campus branches of the UT library system. For more information visit UT Libraries News & Information page.
- Getty Art and Architecture Thesaurus (AAT)
A comprehensive vocabulary of nearly 120,000 terms for describing objects, textural materials, images, architecture and material culture from antiquity to the present.
- Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names (TGN)
A structured vocabulary developed primarily for the field of art history. The TGN contains nearly 1 million place names representing approximately 900,000 places. The thesaurus is composed of names and other information contributed by several Getty projects, including the Bibliography of the History of Art (BHA), the Foundation for Documents of Architecture (FDA), the Getty Center Photo Study Collection (GCPS), and the Getty Information Institutes Vocabulary Program (VP).
- Getty Union List of Artist Names (ULAN)
The ULAN is a structured vocabulary currently containing around 259,000 names and other information about artists. Names in ULAN may include given names, pseudonyms, variant spellings, names in multiple languages, and names that have changed over time (e.g., married names. Artists in the ULAN generally represent creators involved in the conception or production of visual arts and architecture. Some performance artists are included. Some patrons and donors are also included.
- Grove Art Online
Grove Art Online comprises the full text of The Dictionary of Art and The Oxford Companion to Western Art.
- Materials Lab
The School of Architecture's Matrials Lab offers information on material composition, manufacturing, fabrication and emerging materials and contains over 12,000 building and design material samples.
- Modern Homes Survey - New Canaan
The Philip Johnson Glass House Historical Trust is creating a narrative survey of the 91 existing modern homes in New Canaan to provide a “criteria of significance” for their future preservation. The Trust also hopes to expand the online database to other clusters of modern homes.
- Online Computer Library Center Union Catalog (OCLC WorldCat)
WorldCat is a worldwide union catalog created and maintained collectively by more than 9,000 member institutions. With millions of online records built from the bibliographic and ownership information of contributing libraries, it is the largest and most comprehensive database of its kind.
- SIRIS Image Gallery: Ernst Herzfeld Papers
The Smithsonian plans on adding the work of Ernst Herzfeld to their online resources collection. Herzfeld, a leading scholar in Iranian studies, documented archaeological studies in many exotic places, including Persepolis, Aleppo, and Paikuli. Materials presented online include his personal notebooks, drawings, and sketchbooks.
- Technical Service Advisory for Images
This site features helpful tools, strategies, and websites for finding images online.
- The British Library Introduces Mobile App
The British Library introduces their new iPhone, iPad, and Smartphone App "Treasures" that includes over 100 highlights from literary, historical and scientific documents. Highlights include rare items like the original version of Alice in Wonderland, images of the world's oldest bible, and hand-painted medieval books.
Web-browsable online catalog of the University of Texas at Austin, accesses six million items, including books, journals, Internet resources, microfilm, maps, music scores, audio and video recordings.
- Yale University Art Gallery eCatalogue
The Yale University Art Gallery's eCatalogue allows internet users to search a collection of over 185,000 objects which includes over 2000 years of painting, sculpture, furniture and other interior/industrial design objects from all over the world.