Art Source is the first stop for arts research. It covers fine arts, contemporary art, art history, architecture, costume design, advertising, interior design, crafts, photography, printmaking, sculpture, video and more. With full-text for over 630 journals (including many international), citations for even more, plus an image collection, it's a great database to find research on the arts!
Full text and/or citations for magazine, newspaper, and journal articles in business, science, popular culture, as well as the performing and visual arts.
Subscription includes access to ABI/Inform Complete [scholarly and trade journal articles, dissertations, market reports, industry reports, business cases and global and trade news]; Design and Applied Arts Index [Journal articles on practice, theory and history of design, craft, advertising]; Hoover's Company Profiles, and other scholarly and news article resources
New / Trial Databases
The following databases are newly acquired or being evaluated for a future subscription.
The world's largest library of royalty free music. Includes over 30,000 high quality tracks covering an extensive range of genres, all of which are created for the sole purpose of enhancing audiovisual productions. All tracks are available for download and licensing after setting up an account at http://epidemicsound.com/students/. Be sure to select Ringling College of Art and Design as your school AND sign up with your RINGLING EMAIL ADDRESS to gain access.
Streaming documentaries, feature films, animation, shorts, and more. Includes films from The Criterion Collection, California Newsreel, Media Education Foundation, First Run Features, Green Planet Films, Michael Blackwood, Kino Lorber and many more.