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Find scholarly and news articles, encyclopedic articles, streaming video, images, and more.

Remember, not everything can be found in a book! Use the databases below to find scholarly articles, reference material such as encyclopedic articles, images, and streaming video. If off-campus, you'll be asked to login with your MICA username and password.

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Guide to Databases:

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General information icon General Information Biographical profiles icon Biographical profiles ebooks icon eBooks
Citations icon Citations (for finding more info) Tutorials icon Tutorials Art market icon Art market info
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Art, Architecture, & Design Information
Images & Media
Multi-disciplinary Articles
Tutorial-based Databases and Writing
Find it at Decker and Other Libraries

Getting Started

A-Z Publication FinderFull-text iconCitations icon

About: Index to journals and magazines available in print at the library or in full-text online. Includes ebooks.

Decker Library Research Guides

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About: Research resources related to your program at MICA.

Credo Reference

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About: Quick information on all disciplines.

Encyclopedia Britannica

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About: Quick encyclopedic information on all disciplines.

Google Scholar

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About: All disciplines, from 20th century to present. Login with your MICA email to see what is available via Decker Library.

Oxford Art Online

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About: Quick information on art.

Oxford English Dictionary

Art, Architecture, & Design Information

Art & Architecture Source

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About: Art and design information from all time periods.

AskArt

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About: Art and design information, 19th century to present.

Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals

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About: Architecture and design information, all time periods.

Berg Fashion Library

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About: Fashion and textiles, all time periods.

Bibliography of the History of Art

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About: Western art, architecture, and decorative arts, from Ancient to early 21st century.

Design and Applied Arts Index

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About: Design and craft, all time periods.

Film & Television Literature Index

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About: Film and television information, including reviews and ebooks, from modern day to present.

Great Buildings

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About: Architecture, all time periods.

JSTOR

About: Multi-disciplinary information, all time periods.

Material Connexion

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About: Discover materials for all disciplines from contemporary time period.

Oxford Art Online

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About: Mostly Western art-focused, from all time periods.

Rhizome

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About: New media arts from contemporary time period.

Images & Media

Alexander Street Press

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About: Art & Architecture-focused documentary films, modern to contemporary

Art Museum Image Gallery

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About: Art, architecture, & design images, all time periods.

Artstor

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About: Art, architcture, & design images, mostly Western, all time periods.

Note: if you've never used Artstor before, you have to register at a computer on-campus first.

Image Quest

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About: Many rights-cleared images from all time periods.

Kanopy Streaming Media

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About: Feature and documentary films, from modern to contemporary.

Multi-disciplinary Articles

Academic Search Premier

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About: Information on all disciplines, from all time periods.

ACM Digital Library (Association for Computing Machinery)

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About: Information on computing, from 20th century to present.

Business Source Premier
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About: Information about businesses, 20th century to present.

Education Journals

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About: Information about education, 20th century to present.

ERIC (Educational Resource Information Center)

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About: Information on Education, 20th century to present.

Google Scholar

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About: All disciplines, from 20th century to present. Login with your MICA email to see what is available via Decker Library.

Greenfile

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About: Information on environmental issues, 20th century to present.

JSTOR

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About: Multi-disciplinary information, all time periods.

Masterfile Premier

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About: All areas of general interest, late 20th century to present.

National Newspapers

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About: Top newspapers, late 20th century to present. Includes The Baltimore Sun, The New York Times, and The Washington Post.

Regional Business News

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About: Business news, late 20th century to present.

World Shakespeare Bibliography

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About: William Shakespeare-related scholarship and theatrical productions from 1960 to present.

Tutorial-based Databases and Writing

Lynda.com

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About: Online learning platform to learn business, software, technology, and creative skills. Includes many tutorials on Adobe Creative Suite and much more.

Mango Languages

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About: Learn a new language with Mango.

MICA Writing Studio

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About: One-on-one tutoring sessions, programming, and resources to help with written and verbal skills.

Zotero

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About: Just one of many free online tools to collect, organize, and cite your research.

Find It At Decker And Other Libraries

A-Z Publication Finder

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About: Index to journals available here in print or full-text online. Includes ebooks.

BALC (Baltimore Academic Library Consortium)

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About: MICA has reciprocal borrowing with nine colleges and universities in the vicinity. You can borrow from the libraries listed here.

Enoch Pratt Free Library

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About: Baltimore City's public library system. Register to use their incredible resources.

Interlibrary Loan (Borrow from other libraries)

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About: Do we not have something you're looking for? We can borrow materials (books and media) from other libraries on your behalf. This service takes roughly one to two weeks for delivery. 

WorldCat

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About: Search across most library catalogs in North America to discover resources beyond what is available at Decker Library.

This page was last updated on 06/19/2018.