CULTURAL IMAGERY--SELECTED RESOURCES

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Library Catalogs

Newark Public Library

RLIN Eureka
Union catalog of over 40 million titles owned by members of the Research Library Group, a consortia of major research institutions which includes Rutgers and Princeton. (Rutgers-restricted Access)

Worldcat
Union catalog of over 46 million titles owned by libraries that participate in/contribute to OCLC. Includes the holdings of many New Jersey academic, public, and special libraries. (Rutgers-restricted Access)

Indexes

Humanities Index
Index to over 350 core English-language periodicals in the humanities, including art, history, journalism and communications, language and literature, literary and political criticism, philosophy, religion, and related subjects. 1984- . Rutgers-restricted Access

Communication Abstracts
The most comprehensive index to journal, book, and report literature in communication studies. 1998- Rutgers-restricted Access

SocioFile 1974-
Index to approximately 1900 journals in sociology and related disciplines. Rutgers-restricted Access.

PsycINFO 1887-
Comprehensive index to the the professional and academic literature in psychology and related disciplines. Covers 1300 journals, as well as book chapters and dissertations. Rutgers-restricted Access.

Anthropological Literature
Index to articles and essays in anthropology and related disciplines. 1984- Rutgers-restricted Access

Art Abstracts
Index to more than 285 art periodicals. In addition to articles, indexes photographs of works of art published in the indexed journals. 1983- Rutgers-restricted Access

ARTbibliographies Modern: Abstracts of the Current Literature of Modern Art, Photography, and Design
Index to journal articles, books, essays, exhibition catalogs, dissertations, and exhibition reviews, conferences and symposia dealing with art, photography, and design from the 19th century until the present day.

The News

The Rutgers Alexander Library in New Brunswick maintains an extensive newspaper collection on microfilm. To find out what the Rutgers Libraries' may own in print or on microfilm, check IRIS, the Libraries' online catalog, under the title of the newspaper in which you are interested. For links to many newspaper sites with online searchable archives, as well as to physical collections of newspapers see the Newspapers Research Guide.

Dow Jones Interactive.
Publications Library section indexes and provides full-text access to hundreds of newspapers. Full-text access to the New York Times is only available for the most recent 90 days, however the New York Times Abstracts are indexed back to January 1, 1969. Rutgers-restricted Access

LexisNexis Academic.
News sections indexes and provides full-text access to hundreds of newspapers. Full-text access to the New York Times is available back to June 1, 1980; New York Times Absracts indexed back to January 1, 1970. Rutgers-restricted Access

New York Times Index.
Index to the New York Times 1851 to the present. Dana has the New York Times on microfilm back to 1851.
Dana Call Number: Ref. AI21 .N44

[Historical] New York Times
Allows you to search and display the full image of articles published in the New York Times back to 1851. The two+ most recent years are not included; use LexisNexis Academic to find more recent articles.

NewsBank: New Jersey Newspapers
Search the full-text of the major New Jersey newspapers as well as the Philadelphia Inquirer:

  • Asbury Park Press. 2002-
  • Courier News (Bridgewater). 2002-
  • Home News Tribune (New Brunswick). 12/24/2002-
  • Ocean County Observer (Toms River). 2002-
  • The Record (Bergen). 2002-
  • Star-Ledger (Newark). 1996-
  • Philadelphia Inquirer. 1981-

The Television News Archive
"The Television News Archive collection at Vanderbilt University is the world's most extensive and complete archive of television news. The collection holds more than 30,000 individual network evening news broadcasts and more than 9,000 hours of special news-related programming including Nightlines since 1989." Network Television Evening News Abstracts contains story-level descriptive summaries of network evening news programs.

Images

Accunet/AP Photo Archive
Database of over 700,000 AP newswire photographs with textual descriptions. Although most photos are contemporary (1995+), selected photographs going back to the 1840s are included int the collection.Rutgers-restricted Access

Ad*Access
Search or browse over 7,000 advertisements printed in U.S. and Canadian newspapers and magazines between 1911 and 1955. Covers five main subject areas: Radio, Television, Transportation, Beauty and Hygiene, and World War II. A project of the Digital Scriptorium, Rare Book, Manuscript, and Special Collections Library, Duke University.

AMICO Library: The Art Museum Image Consortium
Database of over 82,000 digitilized images of works of art. Rutgers-restricted Access

Africa.photo.com
Large, searchable database of photographs from 1870 to the present.

Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco ImageBase
Search a database of 82,000 objects in the collections of the Legion of Honor and DeYoung museums of San Francisco.

G.I. Jones Photographic Archive of Southeastern Nigerian Art and Culture
Photographs taken in the 1930s depicting the arts and cultures of southeastern Nigeria, primarily from the Igbo-speaking regions..

Style.com
In addition to news and trends, this site features thousands of images from fashion shows, browsable by designer or by season.

Web Guides

Art History Resources on the Web
Chris Witcombe's well-organized directory.

Gutman Library Fashion Links


Corrections?
Natalie Borisovets (natalieb@andromeda.rutgers.edu)
John Cotton Dana Library
Rutgers-The State University of New Jersey
March 1, 2003