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Media Arts Research Guide  

Research guide for Media Arts.
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Your guide for Media Arts resources

Welcome to the Media Arts research guide.

A guide to article databases, library resources, links, and research tips compiled by the librarians at the Tulane Libraries. Use the tabs above to start your research.

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Find Articles (Key Resources)

These databses are focused on the artifact of media study.

  • AP Photo Archive  
    The Photo Archive features state, regional and national photos from North America, as well as international photos all available moments after they move on the AP's spot picture system. An average of 800 photos a day feed into the Photo Archive.
  • Art Index Retrospective  
    Includes content for than 55 years (1929-1984) of art journalism, from more than 600 publications. Coverage includes English-language periodicals, yearbooks and museum bulletins published in English, French, Italian, German, Spanish and Dutch.
  • Archivision (ARTSTOR)  
    A digital collection of 28,000 professional photographs covering Egyptian, Greek, Roman, Medieval, Renaissance, Baroque, 18th and 19th Century, Islamic and Modern sites, gardens, parks and works of public art. Access is provided through ARTstor.
  • Bibliography of the History of Art  
    Comprehensive such bibliography available worldwide, covering European and American art from late antiquity to the present.
  • Periodicals Archive Online  
  • Project Muse  
  • Television News Archive  
    Contains over 30,000 individual network evening news broadcasts from the major U.S. national broadcast networks: ABC, CBS, NBC (since 1968), and CNN (since 1995), and over 9,000 hours of special news-related programming including ABCs Nightline since 1989

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