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Specialist arts databases
Full text, abstract and index
Coverage from 1874 to present
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The Arts Premium Collection encompasses cross-searchable databases with thousands of journal titles, ensuring deep searches of extensive collections in specialist subject areas not covered in more general databases. Subject areas include art, design, architecture, humanities, film/screen studies, music, performing arts, and more. With international coverage, and access to the definitive indexes in these fields, the Arts Premium Collection supports academic inquiry and is a rich source for comprehensive arts literature reviews. The collection includes:

  • The Music & Performing Arts Collection, which includes the Music Periodicals Database and Performing Arts Periodicals Database
  • The Screen Studies Collection, which includes the FIAF International Index to Film Periodicals Database, AFI Catalog (AFI), and Film Index International (FII)
  • The Art, Design & Architecture Collection, which includes the Arts & Humanities Database, ARTbibliographies, Design & Applied Arts Index, and International Bibliography of Art

  • Content Type: Scholarly Journals, Trade Journals, Books,Conference Papers & Proceedings, Dissertations & Theses, Other Sources
  • MARC Records: Yes
  • COUNTER compliant: Yes
  • Athens enabled: Yes
  • OpenURL Enabled: Yes
  • Consolidated searching efficiently brings researchers the depth of information they seek.
  • The bundled approach saves time and energy for the librarian who can manage one digital resource instead of six to eight, meaning fewer renewals to manage and more research value for the dollar.
  • Harnessing these resources means researchers can conduct comprehensive art literature reviews, access complementary full text, and cross-search this specialist art content efficiently.
  • The collection can be cross searched with related products on the ProQuest platform such as the Art and Architecture Archive, Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals, The Vogue Archive, the Country Life Archive, and more to provide an efficient experience and robust results.

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