Other recommended databases
Video databases via the Library
Art & architecture in video
[via Alexander Street Press]
An online streaming film collection, delivers hours of documentaries and interviews illustrating the theory and practice of a variety of art forms and providing the context necessary for critical analysis.
VISUAL ART videos from the Kanopy video streaming service. Available via your desktop or mobile device 24/7.
Some Art TV & Video
What is LibrarySearch?
by Andrew Davidoff_Denkyu Forest, 2010_Ceramics
What's a library database?
Database Search Strategy Tips
- Put some thought into choosing your search terms and consider synonyms or alternative terms.
- Use AND, OR, and NOT to combine or exclude search terms.
- Check the subject terms listed within your results for additional words to search.
- Check the database thesaurus, where available, for other search terms.
- For some topics, you may want to repeat your search in additional databases.
- Most databases have a help link in the upper right-hand corner.
- The help screens will usually explain how to enter in keywords for the best search results.
- Take advantage of additional database features such as citation formatting and limiting to academic journals.
Database search construction
Guide to E-books
Publishers use their platforms to make e-books & e-textbooks available to students:
For information about e-books we have a Guide to Ebooks
Lynda.com online tutorials
Online video training sessions for software products and digital technologies eg. Photoshop