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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.
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.
Access note: Reference desk use only.
The database offers access to content from Birkhäuser manuals and includes case studies, photographs, and 5,500 architectural drawings. Search and browse options are available and thematic articles provide background information on building types, planning processes, and other architectural topics.
This database is the largest continuously updated Chinese journal database in the world. The subscription includes journals on the topics of history, philosophy, and literature. Content includes the current year.

Access note: Browse journals with full-text access with this direct link.
Types of material covered: Journal articles.
Dates covered: 1994 to the present.
Full-text articles from the L.A. Times dating from 1881 through 1994.

Types of material covered: L.A. Times articles.
Dates covered: 1881-1994.
Full-text articles from the Los Angeles Times.

Dates covered: 1985 to the present.
Merriam-Webster Unabridged is the largest, most comprehensive American dictionary currently available in print or online. It is built on the foundation of Webster's Third New International Dictionary, Unabridged. The online edition was last updated in April 2016.
Full-text articles from the New York Times.

Dates covered: 1980 to the present.
Trial of the institution-wide edition of

Access note: Available on-site only.
The South Asia Open Archives (SAOA) is a collection of open access materials for the study of South Asia. The collection is drawn from 25 partner libraries and features digitized primary sources in the arts, humanities, and social sciences from and about South Asia.
Full-text articles from the Wall Street Journal dating from 1889 through 2002.

Types of material covered: Wall Street Journal articles.
Dates covered: 1889-2002.
Full-text articles from the Wall Street Journal.

Dates covered: 1984 to the present.
Full-text articles from the Washington Post dating from 1877 through 2002.

Types of material covered: Washington Post articles.
Dates covered: 1877-2002.
Full-text articles from the Washington Post.

Dates covered: 1987 to the present.