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The following databases are newly acquired or being evaluated for a future subscription.
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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.
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Search news articles, marriage and death notices, obituaries, advertisements, and other newspaper content from millions of pages published in British newspapers from the 1800s to the 1950s.

Types of material covered: Newspapers.
Dates covered: 1800-1950s.
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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.
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Full-text coverage from the mid-1980s to the present for five US newspapers: Chicago Tribune, LA Times, New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and Washington Post.
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From the vendor: An archival research resource comprising the backfiles of leading women's interest consumer magazines. Coverage ranges from the late-19th century through to 2005. Among the research fields served by this material are gender studies, social history, economics/marketing, media, fashion, politics, and popular culture.
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