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Research by Subject: Art, Architecture, and Design

Research Guides


Your gateway to architecture and design resources at Wentworth Institute of Technology.

Interior Design

Your gateway to Interior Design resources at Wentworth Institute of Technology.

Industrial Design

Key resources for Industrial Design majors at Wentworth Institute of Technology.

Visual Resources

Your gateway to image resources at Wentworth Institute of Technology.

Course Guides

Find resources and tools aggregated especially for your course.

Core Resources

Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals | tutorial

The Avery Index provides citations of articles in both regional and international scholarly and popular periodicals, including publications of professional associations.

Art Full Text

Art Full Text offers an international array of peer-selected publications covering Latin American, Canadian, Asian and other non-Western art, new artists, contemporary art, exhibition reviews, and feminist criticism.

Art Index Retrospective

Art Index Retrospective helps users find contemporary criticism of art at the time of its debut, track the body of work of an artist or movement, find artists’ interviews and other commentary, and much more.

Oxford Art Online

Oxford Art Online offers the most extensive and easily searchable online art resource available today, a virtual art reference library of unparalleled scope and depth.

Hathi Trust Full-text access pre-1923. Pages saved or printed individually.

Hathi Trust is a partnership of major research institutions and libraries working to ensure that the cultural record is preserved and accessible long into the future. There are more than sixty partners in HathiTrust, and membership is open to institutions worldwide.

JSTOR | tutorial

Used by millions for research, teaching, and learning. With more than a thousand academic journals and over 1 million images, letters, and other primary sources, JSTOR is one of the world's most trusted sources for academic content.

ARTstor | tutorial

The ARTstor Digital Library provides more than one million images with tools for teaching and research. Its collections comprise contributions from outstanding museums, photographers, libraries, scholars, photo archives, and artists and artists' estates from all over the world. The free registration is not necessary to view images, but it will allow you to organize, save, and sort your research results.

Additional Resources

Architectural Index

Find citations of articles pertaining to Architects and Buildings in the Architectural Index.

BuildingGreen Suite

BuildingGreen Suite offers a rich array of media and information resources, including the award-winning Environmental Building News, BuildingGreen Suite of online tools, GreenSpec directory of products, and LEEDuser web tool, so building professionals can work smarter. Not harder.

Material ConneXion

Material ConneXion provides a comprehensive overview of today's innovative material solutions from various industries and a competitive edge through deep dive research on materials in development and untapped technologies.

Article Databases A-Z

Subject Specialists

Priscilla Biondi

Rhonda Postrel

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