CASS students – looking for information sources for CCS?
The Library provides access to databases (online collections of information resources) that will help you find the material you need to research your essay, coursework or dissertation. This is a just small selection of what is available. For a complete list, see the Library’s subject guides for the CASS. You can access all these resources anywhere in the UK, on or off campus, 24/7.
Coverage includes architecture and architectural history, fine art, craft, decorative and commercial art, fashion design, furniture design, graphic design, illustration, interior design, jewellery, product design and textile design.
This important resource for finding journal articles covers full-text articles, indexing and abstracts of material from peer reviewed scholarly publications published throughout the world. It also includes art reproductions and art dissertations.
This scholarly encyclopaedia for all aspects of architecture, fine art, visual art and culture, craft and design includes the full text of Grove Art Online, Oxford companion to Western Art, Encyclopedia of Aesthetics, and the Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms. There are extensive image links.
Oxford Music Online
This scholarly encyclopaedia gives an overview and introduction to topics relating to music. It includes the full-text of the New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, the New Grove Dictionary of Opera, the New Grove Dictionary of Jazz, the Oxford Companion to Music and the Oxford Dictionary of Music.