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Art and Design Foundation

Library databases are online collections of different types of sources, often on a specific subject. Browse and access the databases below to find:

  • articles in magazines, trade journals, academic journals, newspapers
  • encyclopedia entries
  • ebooks

Art & Design Databases

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Academic Search Complete

A multi-disciplinary full-text database with access to more than 7,300 peer-reviewed journals. Features content going back as far as 1887, with the majority of full text titles in searchable PDF format.

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Art & Architecture Source

Art & Architecture Source includes thousands of journals, ebooks, and images covering a broad range of subjects, from fine, decorative and commercial art, to architecture and architectural design.

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Canadian Reference Centre

Access to international and Canadian magazines, newspapers & e-books.

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Canadian NewsStand

Access to major Canadian newspapers, including the Globe and Mail, the National Post, and the Toronto Star.

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Fine Arts & Music Collection

Access to articles on the topics of art, architecture, music, theatre and film.

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Ebsco Academic eBook Collection

A large collection of multidisciplinary eBook titles representing a broad range of academic subject matter. Contains more than 94,400 titles.

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CBCA Complete

Search the combined Canadian Business and Current Affairs databases for articles in magazines, trade journals, academic journals, newspapers and entries in the Canadian Encyclopedia.

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Communications and Mass Media Collection

Articles in the field of communication and mass media, covering topics such as: digital design, advertising, video game industry, software and more.