IPSWICH, Mass. — January 25, 2013 —EBSCO Publishing (EBSCO) has released the definitive full-text resource for the study of art and architecture, Art Source™. Developed from a merger of high-quality databases from EBSCO Publishing and H.W. Wilson, Art Source covers a broad range of subjects from fine, decorative and commercial art to various areas of architecture and architectural design.
Art Source includes full text for over 600 high-quality journals and 230 books. The database also offers podcasts from leading museums on artists and individual works of art, an image collection of over 63,000 images, art reproduction records and provides strong international coverage including periodicals published in French, German, Spanish and Dutch.
The database was designed for use by a diverse audience including art scholars, artists, designers, students and general researchers. Art Source will appeal to each of these audience members due to the breadth of specific subjects including:
· Advertising Art
· Architecture and Architectural History
· Art History
· Contemporary Art
· Costume Design
· Decorative Arts
· Folk Art
· Graphic Arts
· Industrial Design
· Interior Design
· Landscape Architecture
· Motion Pictures
· Non-Western Art
Art Sourceis a combination of all the A&I and full-text records inH.W. Wilson’s Art Full Text and Art Index Retrospective: 1929-1984. In addition there is all the unique A&I and full-text content from Art and Architecture Complete™, plus an additional 100 full text titles not available on any other EBSCOhost®database.
EBSCO and H.W. Wilson merged in 2011 in what was viewed by the companies as an ideal match. Theacquisition led directly to heightening the value and quality of EBSCO and Wilson resources as well as the creation of a line of source products, including Art Source. EBSCO has released additional source products focusing on specific subject matter over the past few months.
About EBSCO Publishing
EBSCO Publishing is the producer of EBSCOhost®, the world's premier for-fee online research service, including full-text databases, subject indexes, point-of-care medical reference, historical digital archives, and e-books. The company provides more than 375 databases and more than 350,000 e-books. Through a library of tens of thousands of full-text journals and magazines from renowned publishers, EBSCO serves the content needs of all researchers (Academic, Medical, K-12, Public Library, Corporate, Government, etc.). EBSCO is also the provider of EBSCO Discovery Service™ (EDS), which provides each institution with a fast, single search box for its entire collection, offering deeper indexing and more full-text searching of journals and magazines than any other discovery service (www.ebscohost.com/discovery). For more information, visit the EBSCO Publishing Web site at: www.ebscohost.com, or contact: firstname.lastname@example.org. EBSCO Publishing is a division of EBSCO Industries Inc., one of the largest privately held companies in the United States.
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