Use the CCAD Journal Finder to determine if the library provides access to a journal title online or in print and the years available.
Find Articles / Do Research
- Academic Search Complete (a great place to start your research)
- Advertising Redbooks.com
- ArtBibliographies Modern
- Art Full Text
- Art Index Retrospective (1929-1984)
- Berg Fashion Library
- Building Green Suite
- Business Source Complete
- Cinema Image Gallery
- DAAI/Design and Applied Arts Index
- Film & Television Literature Index with full text
- Issues: Understanding Controversy and Society
- OhioLINK Databases
- Oxford Art Online
- Research Design Connections
- WGSN Fontis
Students can connect to databases from off campus, choose the Help menu for details.
Information on Research Databases
Academic Search Complete (a great place to start your research)
Search across subjects; use this database to get started. Magazines and journals on a variety of subjects, includes full text and scholarly journals.
Defines useful agency-to-advertiser relationships for prospecting and competitive intelligence research.
Art Full Text
Full text of articles from more than 270 periodicals as far back as 1997. High-quality indexing and abstracting of over 600 periodicals as far back as 1984, including 260 peer-reviewed journals. Indexing and abstracting of over 18,000 art dissertations. Wide range of subject coverage: Advertising Art, Antiques, Archaeology, Architecture & Architectural History, Art History, Contemporary Art, Costume, Crafts, Decorative Arts, Folk Art, Graphic Arts, Industrial Design, Interior Design, Landscape Architecture, Motion Pictures, Museology, Non-Western Art, Painting, Photography, Pottery, Sculpture, Television, Textiles, Video.
For comprehensive research on modern and contemporary arts dating from the late 19th century onward. Provides citations and abstracts of journal articles, books, essays, exhibition catalogs, PhD dissertations, and exhibition reviews.
Art Index Retrospective (1929-1984)
Covering content for more than 55 years of art journalism, this retrospective resource includes articles, interviews, reviews and much more from over 600 publications. Art Index Retrospective: 1929-1984 features coverage English-language periodicals, yearbooks and museum bulletins published in English, French, Italian, German, Spanish and Dutch.
Berg Fashion Library
A unique online portal which offers fully cross-searchable access to an expanding range of Berg content collections–including the Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion online, e-books, reference works, images, and much more.
Building Green Suite
This is a green design online resource containing articles from Environmental Building News, case studies, and green product listings. LEED (Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design) Credits and CSI (Construction Specification Institute) classifications are used to rate a project's sustainable design.
Business Source Complete
Provides full text journals in all disciplines of business, including marketing, management, MIS, POM, accounting, finance and economics. Additional full text, non-journal content includes financial data, books, monographs, major reference works, book digests, conference proceedings, case studies, investment research reports, industry reports, market research reports, country reports, company profiles, SWOT analyses and more.
Cinema Image Gallery
Online collections of still images from movies, television and the entertainment industry. It presents the history of movie-making, still images of films in production, directors working on-set with the stars, set, costume and production design, as well as, hair and make-up shots and rare behind-the-scenes material. Cinema Image Gallery also offers an extensive TV stills archive, covering comedies, dramas, series, TV movies, game shows, and thousands of pictures of the stars in this medium.
DAAI/Design and Applied Arts Index
Indexing and abstracting coverage of over 500 international design and craft journals, 1973 to present. Covers new designers and the development of design and applied art since mid-19th century. Disciplines include ceramics, glass, jewelry, graphic design, fashion, furniture, architecture, animation, and industrial design.
Invaluable resource for research into the history of modern design and the applied arts. It consists of three linked databases:
- Design Abstracts Retrospective (DAR) — a retrospective journal abstracting and indexing service
- Design ProFILES — a biographical dictionary of modern designers, craftspeople, artists and architects
- ReVIEW — digitized, searchable versions of nineteenth and early twentieth century art journals
Film & Television Literature Index with full text
Definitive online tool for film and television research. Subject coverage includes film and television theory, preservation and restoration, writing, production, cinematography, technical aspects, and reviews.
Issues: Understanding Controversy and Society
Issues helps students develop an in-depth understanding of how society shapes and is shaped by controversy, providing authoritative historical context, expert perspectives, and carefully selected primary and secondary sources on today's most important issues.
JSTOR is an archive of important scholarly journals containing high-resolution, scanned images of journal issues and pages as they were originally designed, printed, and illustrated. JSTOR is not a current issues database, there is a gap, typically from one to five years, between the most recently published journal issue and the back issues available in JSTOR. CCAD Library subscribes to the Arts & Sciences III collection.
OhioLINK offers more than 140 electronic research databases, including a variety of full-text resources. These databases cover many academic areas at varying levels of detail. Many of the databases are citation indexes.
Oxford Art Online
This major art reference source includes Grove Art Online, the Oxford Companion to Western Art, the Encyclopedia of Aesthetics, and the Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms. New features include timelines of world art, MOMA lesson plans, and thematic guides.
Research Design Connections
RDC links designers and businesses to current research that enhances the design of environments and products. It translates technical research—emphasizing its design applications—into an easy-to-read quarterly newsletter and regular online updates.
Rhizome is dedicated to the creation, presentation, preservation, and critique of emerging artistic practices that engage technology. Through open platforms for exchange and collaboration, Rhizome's website serves to encourage and expand the communities around these practices. Programs, many of which happen online, include commissions, exhibitions, events, discussion, archives and portfolios. Sign up to create a personal profile page, subscribe to Rhizome's blog and newsletters, participate in discussion, post announcements and view job opportunities, browse art in the online archive, the ArtBase, find out about recent events and exhibitions, apply for a grant and view Rhizome grantees.
WGSN defines and shapes winning style and design.
- Accurate trend forecasting
- CAD design
- Insightful trend analysis
- Design and fashion guidance
- Global fashion expertise
- Constant information
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