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Searchable Access to Published Works in the Arts from Your Desktop

ProQuest supports arts scholars and researchers at all levels. Our expert abstracting and indexing results in searchable access to a global summary of published work in fine art, fashion, design, architecture, film, performing arts, and more. Vocational and scholarly work is supported by our partnership with leading magazine publishers to bring pristine digital facsimiles of key titles to your desktop, replacing torn and worn print issues. You can browse and retrieve articles, advertisements, illustrations and photographs from every issue of Billboard, Variety, Vogue, and more. See our Arts and Literature catalog.

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Arts Premium Collection

The Arts Premium Collection provides cross-searchable access to thousands of journal titles, ensuring deep searches of extensive international collections in specialist subject areas that are not covered in more general databases.

Music & Performing Arts Collection

The Music & Performing Arts Collection provides a cost-effective and efficient way for libraries to gain access to specialist databases for scholars and students researching music and the performing arts.

The Vogue Archive

The Vogue Archive contains the entire run of Vogue magazine (US edition) from 1892 to the present day, reproduced in high-resolution color page images.

Entertainment Industry Magazine Archive

Primary sources for film, broadcasting, popular music and theatre, 1880-2000

The Harper's Bazaar Archive

Gain insights into fashion and culture from mid-19th century forward with the complete backfiles of US and UK Harper’s Bazaar. Approximately 500,000 full color pages facilitate research in fields ranging from fashion and gender studies to marketing and material culture.

Art, Design & Architecture Collection

A comprehensive survey of current publications in the fields of visual and applied arts, the Art, Design & Architecture Collection includes ProQuest’s specialist indexes ARTbibliographies Modern, Design & Applied Arts Index, and International Bibliography of Art, together with a complementary collection of current full-text journals from ProQuest’s Arts & Humanities Database.

ProQuest's Arts Ebook Subscription

ProQuest's Arts Ebook Subscription offers anytime, anywhere access to 8,500+ titles including unique ebooks from Wiley. It covers topics such as art, architecture, dance, design, music, performing arts, film/screen studies, and more.

Paley Center Seminars

The Paley Center Seminars is an exclusive video collection of interviews with celebrities, television crews, and distinguished panels. It includes 300 filmed seminars from the acclaimed series held by The Paley Center for Media (formerly The Museum of Television & Radio) in New York and Los Angeles.

Arts & Humanities Database

Arts & Humanities Database complements the ProQuest Arts and Humanities portfolio, providing online access to 400 contemporary specialist arts titles.

Art and Architecture Archive

Art and Architecture Archive connects researchers with searchable archives of leading trade and consumer magazines, tracing the history of photography, design, fine art, and architecture over the twentieth century.

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ProQuest Dissertation and Theses Dissemination

ProQuest Dissertation and Theses Dissemination takes responsibility for preserving and disseminating graduate research for our university and college partners.…

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The O’Reilly for Public Libraries Complete subscription includes more than 45,000 books and 30,000 hours of video in areas such as information technology and software; business; digital media; professional and personal development; and desktop……

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