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Bibliographic databases

 

ARKDOK
(Accessible to visitors in the library.)
references to journal articles on Norwegian achitecture from the beginning of the 20th century until today.

ARTbibliographies Modern (ABM)
(Accessible to visitors in the library.)
References to journal articles, books, essays, exhibition catalogues, PhD dissertations, and exhibition reviews on all forms of modern and contemporary art.
Entries date back from 1974 and up to date.

ARTLIBRARIES.NET
International union catalogue for art libraries.

Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals
(Accessible to visitors in the library.)
References to journal articles on archiecture, architectural history, city planning and design.
Entries date back from 1934 and up to date.

BHA: Bibliography of the History of Arts
References to journal articles, books, essays, exhibition catalogues, PhD dissertations, and exhibition reviews on visual art from the antiques until today.
Entries date from 1973-2009.

Biblioteksøk
The Norwegian union catalogue (books and other material in all Norwegian libraries).

BIBSYS
Union catalogue for books and other publications in Norwegian university libraries, university college libraries and several reserach/specialist libraries.

CSA Arts Databases
(Accessible to visitors in the library.)
Browse Artbibliographies Modern, Avery and DAAI.

DAAI: Design and Applied Arts Index
(Accessible to visitors in the library.)
References to journal articles, books, essays, exhibition catalogues, PhD dissertations, and exhibition reviews on design and decorative arts.
Entries date back from 1973 and up to date.

KONKDOK
(Accessible to visitors in the library.)
Information about Norwegian architectural competitions from 1953 until today.

KUNSTBIB
References to books, exhibition catalogues and journal articles on Norwegian art, art theory, foreign art (discussed by Norwegian autors), applied arts and housing architecture.
Updated.

NOSP
Contains references to serials (journals, newspapers, yearbooks) available in Nordic and Baltic libraries.

Oxford art online
(Accessible to visitors in the library.)
Comprehensive reference work which is the access point for Grove Art Online, the Benezit Dictionary of Artists and The concise Oxford dictionary of art terms.

RIBA's online catalogue
Royal Institute of Bristish Architects' database contains references to journal articles and books on contemporary architecture.

SAMPER
The Norwegian union catalogue for serials (all journals, yearbooks and newspapers in all Norwegian libraries).

WORLDCAT
Union catalogue for several specialist libraries and research libraries all over the worls.