Located in the historic and beautiful city of Charleston, South Carolina, the Department of Art History houses College of Charleston’s leading and nationally recognized programs in art history and historic preservation. The department is one of the largest independent art history departments in the Southeast and among the few in the nation that specialize in undergraduate education. The department offers a thorough, diverse and exciting educational experience, leading to a B.A. in Art History, a B.A. in Historic Preservation and Community Planning, or an M.S. in Historic Preservation (joint program with Clemson University). The department’s curriculum combines a wide variety of courses in art history and historic preservation with the advantages of a liberal arts education.
Provides over 1.5 million digital images in the arts, architecture, humanities, and sciences. Collections comprise contributions from outstanding international museums, photographers, libraries, scholars, photo archives, and artists and artists' estates.
- Art Full Text (H.W. Wilson)
Offers full text plus abstracts and indexing of an international array of peer-selected publications.
Online collection documents works of art, representing the collections of prominent museums. Highlights the creative output of cultures around the world, from prehistoric to contemporary times, covering the complete range of expressive forms.
- Oxford Art Online
Gateway offers users the ability to access and cross-search multiple art databases. Includes Grove Art Online, the Benezit Dictionary of Artists, the Encyclopedia of Aesthetics, The Oxford Companion to Western Art, and The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art. Also see Grove Art Online.
Scholarly database providing access to archival and current issues of academic journals across multiple disciplines. Includes primary source materials.
- InfoTrac Academic OneFile
Comprehensive resource for serious academic research. Includes thousands of peer-reviewed and full-text journal in a wide variety of subjects.
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