Wednesday, June 18, 2008

New Databases 6/15/08

OriginsOnline--go to Find Articles and click on link for OriginsOnline. This database includes all documentation going back to Volume 1 from Origins. There are some search hints on the webpage, but let me know if you need help.

Bibliography of the History of Art-- Go to Find Articles and click on link for FirstSearch databases. The most
comprehensive art bibliography available worldwide, covering European and American visual arts from late antiquity to the present. Encompasses the fine arts as well as decorative and applied arts. Includes international material selected from periodicals since 1973. Indexes and abstracts journal articles, art-related books, conference proceedings and dissertations, exhibition and dealers' catalogs.

JSTOR--go to Find Articles and click on link for JSTOR. Soon you should be able to search your favorite databases, like ATLAS or CPLI and have the articles you find link directly to JSTOR full text.

Iter: Gateway to the Middle Ages and Renaissance--go to Find Articles and click on link for Iter. Iter's bibliography includes literature pertaining to the Middle Ages and Renaissance (400-1700). Citations for books, journal material (articles, reviews, review articles, bibliographies, catalogues, abstracts and discographies) are included, as are citations for dissertation abstracts, and essays in books (including entries in conference proceedings, festschriften, encyclopedias and exhibition catalogues). In addition, there are several other smaller databases associated with Iter that you can access. They are the ones that say "Connect to:"

RAMBI; The Index of Articles on Jewish Studies--click on link for RAMBI. This is a freely available database from The Jewish National and University Library. Once you have entered RAMBI, use the link called "RAMBI Web" to start searching.

Kennedy Institute of Ethics Databases--There are several databases here--if you've used the print Bibliography of Bioethics, try this. It's a more complete version than the print!


Ms. Know It All said...

Hello, Melody! I'm very impressed that you knew how to include a polling device on your blog - you obviously are quite advanced!

Melody Layton McMahon said...

ms. know it all,
you can do it too. That was the simplest thing I did. Go to Customize, Layouts, Page Elements, Add a Page Element and you'll see Poll. Click and there you go. Wish you were here to join one!