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Guide to Databases

Full text iconFull-text journal & magazine articles

Streaming video iconStreaming film & video

Images iconImages

General info iconGeneral information with quick overviews

Biographical iconBiographical profiles & data

eBooks iconeBooks

Citations iconCitations to useful books & articles

Tutorials iconTutorials

Art market iconArt market information

Recommended iconHighly recommended for most questions

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Library Research Guides

Recommended iconGeneral info iconCitations iconQuick info related to your courses

Credo Reference

General info iconcitations iconeBooks iconQuick info on all disciplines

Encyclopedia Britannica

general info iconcitations iconQuick info on all disciplines

Oxford Art Online

recommended icongeneral info iconcitations iconbiographical iconimages iconQuick info on art

Art, Architecture, & Design Information

Art & Architecture Source

recommended icon iconiconiconicon Art & design - All time periods


iconiconiconicon Art & design - 19th century to present

Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals

icon  Architecture & design - All time periods

Berg Fashion Library

iconiconiconiconicon Fashion & textiles - All time periods

Bibliography of the History of Art

icon Western art, architecture, & decorative arts - Ancient to early 21st century

Design and Applied Arts Index

iconiconDesign & craft - All time periods

Film & Television Literature Index

iconiconiconFilm & television - Modern to present

Great Buildings

iconImagesArchitecture - All time periods


iconMulti-disciplinary - All time periods

Trial Database: Available until May 4, 2018.

Library Stack

Independently published content (ebooks, audio, video, etc.) related to contemporary art.

Material Connexion

iconDiscover materials for all disciplines - Contemporary

Oxford Art Online

iconiconiconiconicon Mostly Western art - All time periods


iconiconiconNew media arts - Contemporary

Images & Media

Alexander Street Press

icon Art & architecture documentary films - Modern to contemporary

Art Museum Image Gallery

iconArt, architecture & design images - All time periods


iconArt, architecture and design images, mostly Western - All time periods

Image Quest

database linkRights-cleared images - All time periods

Kanopy Streaming Media

database linkDocumentary and feature films - Modern to contemporary

Multi-Disciplinary Articles

Academic Search Premier

iconiconiconAll disciplines - All time periods

ACM Digital Library (Association for Computing Machinery)

iconiconComputing - 20th century to present

Business Source Premier

iconiconBusiness - 20th century to present

Education Journals

iconiconEducation - 20th century to present

ERIC (Educational Resource Information Center)

iconiconEducation - 20th century to present

Google Scholar

iconiconiconAll disciplines - 20th century to present


iconiconEnvironmental issues - 20th century to present


iconAll disciplines - All time periods

MasterFile Premier

iconiconiconiconAll areas of general interest - Late 20th century to present

National Newspapers

iconTop newspapers - Late 20th century to present
Includes Baltimore Sun, New York Times, and Washington Post

Regional Business News

iconBusiness - Late 20th century to present

World Shakespeare Bibliography

citations icon William Shakespeare-related scholarship and theatrical productions from 1960-present.

Languages + Research + Writing

Mango Languages

iconLearn a new language

MICA Writing Studio

iconOne-on-one tutoring sessions, programming, and resources to help with written and verbal communication skills

Oxford English Dictionary

iconWord definitions and origins


iconApplication to collect, organize and cite your research

Find at Decker and Other Libraries

A-Z Publication Finder

iconiconIndex to journals available here in print or full-text online, with links to begin reading the full-text titles - Includes eBooks

BALC (Baltimore Academic Library Consortium)

MICA has reciprocal borrowing with nine colleges and universities in the vicinity

Enoch Pratt Free Library

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Interlibrary Loan

We can get books, media, and journal articles for you; allow one to two weeks for delivery


iconSearch across most library catalogs in North America to discover resources beyond our collection

This page was last updated on 04/17/2018.