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The collection includes the full text of over 6,500 American periodicals dating from the Colonial Era through Reconstruction.

Types of material covered: American magazines and journals.
Dates covered: 1684-1912.
Portal developed by Yale University Press that offers access to digital scholarly publications about art and architecture, including titles published jointly with the Art Institute of Chicago.
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This extensive database offers citations, abstracts, and full-text coverage for over 780 publications on the subjects of art and art history, antiquities, archaeology, design, landscape architecture, architecture and architectural history, photography, printmaking, film, and other related subjects. Content includes the entirety of EBSCO's Art Full Text database.

Types of material covered: Journal articles and books.
This archive includes full coverage of Life Magazine from its first issue in November 1936 until December 2000. The cover-to-cover archive includes all front and back covers, articles, advertisements, and photographs from the original publications. Content is indexed and downloadable in PDF format.

Types of material covered: Magazine articles and photographs.
Dates covered: 1936-2000.