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ABIA is the only specialist academic in-depth bibliography dedicated to South and Southeast Asian prehistory, archaeology of the historical period, art, crafts and architecture (from early down to contemporary), inscriptions and paleography, coins and seals of these regions. Includes all bibliographical references of the printed Annual Bibliography of Indian Archaeology (published between 1928-1984) and the ABIA South and Southeast Asian Art and Archaeology Index (published between 1999-2011), as well as recent up-to-date online only material. Updated quarterly.

Types of material covered: Books, edited works, journal articles, electronic articles, theses.
Covers publications from 1928 to the present.
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The AHRnet Biographical Dictionary of British and Irish Architects 1800-1950 includes approximately 3,000 entries extracted from the Art History Research net database Arts+Architecture ProFiles (A+AP)

Types of material covered: Names and biographical information on architects.
Dates covered: 1800-1950
This resource is not included in catalog search results.
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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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CNKI's collection of Chinese doctoral dissertations and master's theses in full text in the fields of literature, history, philosophy, and the arts.

Types of material covered: Doctoral dissertations and master's theses.
Dates covered: 1984 to the present.
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Search the archives of the world's oldest continuously-published fashion magazine. Both the US and UK editions are available in this database, with issues scanned from cover to cover in full color, including all advertisements, illustrations, and photographs.

Types of material covered: Art, culture, design, fashion, and travel.
Dates Covered: 1867 to the present (US edition) 1930 to 2015 (UK edition).
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The Illustrated London News Historical Archive, 1842-2003 includes every published issue, from the first in 1842 to the last in 2003. Entirely full-text searchable with high-quality digital imaging from flat unbound print sets.

Types of material covered: Newspaper articles.
Dates covered: 1842-2003
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Bibliography of books and articles on ancient Egypt published from 1822 to the present
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Full-text access to ebooks across the world-renowned scholarly list of Oxford University Press (OUP), published between 2018 and June 2021.
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Single platform for publications from 18 university presses including Cornell, Stanford, and Universities of Chicago, Illinois, Minnesota, New York and The British Academy. Covers titles published between 2018 and June 2021.

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Collection of Wiley eBooks published between 2017 and 2021 in all academic disciplines.
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