Artstor is a digital library of almost two million images in the arts, architecture, design, humanities, and social sciences with a suite of software tools to view, present, and manage images for research and teaching purposes.
LinkedIn Learning (formerly Lynda.com) is available at no cost to Ringling students, faculty, and staff. LinkedIn Learning provides access to online classes across many disciplines. Previous Lynda.com users will need to go through their LinkedIn Learning invitation email sent by Ringling College to access the new resource. If you did not receive an email, please contact email@example.com for assistance.
New users will need to verify their email by visiting www.linkedin.com/learning/activate to be added as a LinkedIn Learning user.
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.
Library Stack offers a broad range of materials from art, design, theory and architecture and includes PDF zines made by curators; downloadable exhibitions curated by artists; experimental sound compositions; magazines about experimental sound art; fonts channeling cultural histories; and political artworks in the form of custom browser extensions. Library Stack itself emerges from this same sphere of hybrid practice.
Polling the Nations features the full text of more than 750,000 questions from more than 18,000 surveys conducted in the United States and more than 100 other countries—more nations than any other resource—from 1986 to the present. Plus, an extensive index contains more than 3,000 topics on politics, social issues, economics, and more.
From 1841 to 1992, Punch was the world's most celebrated magazine of wit and satire. With approximately 7,900 issues (200,000 pages) from all volumes of Punch from 1841 to 1992, the images in the archive appear as originally published.
The Times Digital Archive is an online, full-text facsimile of more than 200 years of The Times, one of the most highly regarded resources for eighteenth-, nineteenth-, and twentieth-century news coverage.
World's Fairs and Expositions gives researchers access to primary source documents about landmark exhibits from 1840 to 1923. With content types ranging from organizational and administrative records to postcards to Books of the Fairs and watercolors from the exhibitions, this archive captures the spirit, technology, design, and innovations that influenced the modern world.