Grand Tour (Marlborough, England)

Access primary sources describing the culminating educational event for young men (and sometimes women) during the 18th century – the “Grand Tour” of Europe’s cultural heritage. Manuscript, printed, and visual works from travel diaries, correspondence, sketchbooks, and printed volumes provide the reactions and activities of British tourists to key European cities. Also covers travel writing from 1550 to 1850. Keyword and advanced search options with limits for date, format of material, and source library. Introductory essays on the nature of the Grand Tour, the educational expectations, the primary cities, and a dictionary of travelers add depth to this resource. Maps, art images, and photographs. Adam Matthew. Primary Sources.

Material ConneXion

Provides access to images, detailed descriptions, usage characteristics and manufacturer and distributor contact information for more than 7,500 innovative materials used in all design disciplines – industrial, furniture, packaging, graphics, fashion, interior design, landscape architecture and transportation.

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Trial expires on Thursday, October 1, 2015.

Web of Science. Current Contents Connect

Contains table of contents and bibliographic information from scholarly journals and books since 1998 to present in the areas of Agriculture, Biology & Environmental Sciences; Social & Behavioral Sciences; Clinical Medicine; Life Sciences; Physical, Chemical & Earth Sciences; Engineering, Computing & Technology; Arts & Humanities; Business Collection; Electronics & Telecommunications Collection. Includes Basic Search (by topic topic, title, author, publication), Advanced Search, Browse Journals. Limitable by facets. Web of Science

Covers scholarly literature on Western art (European art since late antiquity, American art since the colonial period, and global art since 1945, fine art in all media, decorative arts and antiques, museum studies and conservation, archaeology and material culture, folk art, and architectural history). Successor to the Bibliography of the History of Art (BHA). Covers hundreds of core journals in addition to coverage of monographs, essay collections, conference proceedings, and exhibition catalogs. Searchable by abstract, author, publication dates, subject headings, source type. Proquest.Please provide us with feedback on this resource.

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ProQuest Research Companion

Developed by writing instructors and librarians, this resource consists of nine Learning Modules and seven interactive tools – designed to automate the basic parts of the research process. The multimedia-based learning modules engage students to think more critically and creatively about their research, while other interactive tools help students navigate through the research process more quickly to spend more time on the research that interests them most. ProQuest Research Companion adapts to all devices –- laptops, tablets, and smartphones.

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Art Source

This resource replaces Art & Architecture Complete and provides full-text coverage to many periodicals and books in fine, decorative and commercial art, as well as in architecture and architectural design from 1929-present. Combines content from Art Index/Art Index Retrospective and Art & Architecture Complete. Includes indexing and abstracts for several hundred journals and books. Includes collection of thousands of images.