The Australian Architecture Database (ARCH), produced by Stanton Library, North Sydney Council, is a bibliographic database that indexes and abstracts articles from material held by the Stanton Library, North Sydney Council.
Source documents include journal articles, exhibition reviews, obituaries, editorials, conference proceedings, news items, project articles and award features.
This archive comprises two subject specific collections, Architecture & Design and Art & Photography. Spanning 1854-2005, this primary source collection focuses on art, art history, architecture, and restoration. It covers a range of sub-disciplines, from fine and applied arts through to interior and industrial design, and landscape gardening.
Art Retrospective Index 1929-1984 is an important online resource for research in the fields of fine arts, architecture, the decorative arts and related disciplines and complements and extends on Art Full Text (1984 onwards).
This is an online streaming database of documentary and educational videos from many of Australasias video publishers. The collection contains more than 500 hours of content and includes video published from the mid-20th century to the present day, covering regional perspectives in a broad range of disciplines. Content has been sourced from several collections including: National Film & Sound Archive, SBS, George Andrews Productions, Beamafilms, and Electric Pictures.
The Australian and New Zealand Art Sales Digest contains past auction results of over 300,000 works by more than 11,400 artists who have either lived or worked in Australia or New Zealand, and offered for sale in both countries of last 35 years. The data covers over 1,500 auction sales from over 50 auction houses dated back to the early 1970s. Document supply available.
Australian Heritage Bibliography (AHB), formerly HERA, produced by the Australian Heritage Commission, is a bibliographic database that indexes and abstracts articles from published and unpublished material on Australia's natural and cultural environment.
This database is an important resource for research on architecture and design, covering a wide range of international scholarly and popular journals including the publications of professional associations and the major serial publications of Europe, Asia, America and Australia.
Coverage is from 1934 to the present with selective indexing of earlier publications, such as the Journal of the Royal Institute of British Architects back to 1865.
The platform hosts the online 21st edition of Sir Banister Fletcher’s Global History of Architecture which covers 5,500 years of architecture from pre-history to the present day. Also included are 42 ebooks on architecture, architectural history, theory, design, urbanism, landscape, and interiors.
Provides full-text access to hundreds of British periodicals from the late 17th to the early 20th century. Subjects covered include literature, philosophy, science, social sciences, music, drama, art and architecture. Document supply available.
This complete database of Australasian content searches across all Informit subject databases. It covers the following major subject areas: Agriculture, Arts, Asian, Business, Education, Engineering, Health, History, Indigenous, Law, Media, Reference, Sciences, Social Sciences and Technology.
Useful for HSC Society and Culture, HSC English and HSC History.
JSTOR is an interdisciplinary digital archive of scholarly material in the social sciences and humanities and the sciences. It includes the full text of non-current issues from over 1,000 leading academic journals as well as select monographs and other materials. The State Library subscribes to the Arts & Sciences Collections Parts I IX and the Nineteenth Century British Pamphlets collection. Document supply available. Useful for HSC History, HSC Society & Culture and HSC English.
Oxford Art Online contains Grove Art Online, The Oxford Companion to Western Art, Encyclopedia of Aesthetics and The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms. It has over 21,000 biographies, 500,000 bibliographic citations, 40,000 image links and 5,000 images.
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Oxford Music Online contains; The Encyclopedia of Popular Music, The Oxford Dictionary of Music, Grove Music Online and The Oxford Companion to Music with articles on composers, performers, conductors, individual works, instruments and notation, forms and genres, as well as biographical encyclopedia of rock, pop, and jazz artists etc from 1900 to the present.
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Periodicals Archive Online is a leading humanities and social sciences indexing service that provides access to bibliographic records of articles from more than 4,000 journals published from 1770 to 2005. It gives the full text of articles from over 700 journals indexed.
Collections of photographs, albums and photographically-illustrated books from Britain, Europe, Asia, Africa and the Americas. Topics include exploration, travel, Empire, colonization, life in colonized regions, topography, archaeology, science, medicine, criminology, photography as reproduction of art works, Key events and wars, etc. Document supply available.
ProQuest Research Library provides access to thousands of full-text periodicals. Search scholarly journals, professional and trade publications and magazines covering over 150 topics including arts, business, humanities, social sciences, medicine and science.
The prompt books tell the stories of key performances as they were put in theatres throughout Great Britain, the United States, and elsewhere. Included are a mixture of handwritten manuscripts, printed typesets, personal notes, and sketches. The eresource includes curated case studies around 17 performances (King Lear, Hamlet, Coriolanus, Othello, Romeo and Juliet, The Merchant of Venice, Henry V, A Midsummer Night's Dream. Covers Seventeenth Century to the Twentieth. By Adam Matthew Digital.
A complete searchable archive of American Vogue, from the first issue in 1892 to the current month, reproduced in high-resolution color page images. Every page, advertisement, cover and fold-out has been included, with rich indexing enabling you to find images by garment type, designer and brand names. The Vogue Archive preserves the work of the world's greatest fashion designers, stylists and photographers and is a unique record of American and international fashion, culture and society from the dawn of the modern era to the present day.
From the Eiffel Tower and the Space Needle to the invention of television, chewing gum and hotdogs, world fairs have shaped our world. This eresource digitizes primary source material from over 200 world fairs and exhibitions. Coverage includes the world fairs held in Sydney (1879) and Melbourne (1881), and Australian material for fairs around the world. Key exhibits: aeronautics, art and architecture, chemistry and chemicals, entertainment, fashion and beauty, food and drink, lifestyle and domestic living, light and electricity, manufacturing and machines, nature and natural resources, technology and communications, transportation and visual culture. By Adam Matthew Digital.