KTU community members have free trail to Art & Architecture Complete, Art & Architecture Source and OnArchitecture databases until 30th of November 2021.
Art & Architecture Source is a full-text art research database covering fine, decorative and commercial art, as well as architecture and architectural design. With strong international coverage, it offers hundreds of full-text art journals, magazines and books, plus detailed indexing and abstracts and thousands of images. Content Includes: 380+ active full-text, non-open access journals; 180+ full-text books and a collection of over 63,000 images provided by Picture Desk and other sources. Strong international coverage offers access to periodicals published in French, Italian, German, Spanish and Dutch. Subjects include: Architecture and architectural history, Interior design, Landscape architecture, Advertising art, Antiques, Archaeology, Art history, Contemporary art, Costume design, Crafts, Decorative arts, Folk art, Graphic arts, Industrial design, Motion pictures, Painting, Photography, Pottery, Printmaking, Sculpture, Television, Textiles.
Art & Architecture Complete provides access to full-text journals, magazines, trade publications and books. The database supports a diverse audience of scholars, designers, college students and general researchers. The database includes full-text coverage for hundreds of periodicals dating back to 1937 and full-text for hundreds of books. In addition, it offers a robust collection of images provided by Picture Desk and others. Subjects include architecture, architectural history, conservation and restoration, antiques, archaeology, decorative arts, graphic arts, interior and landscape design, painting, photography and sculpture.
OnArchitecture is a unique online library of original architecture-related videos intended to support architectural and design education. The collection features video interviews with influential contemporary architects from around the world, who talk about their work, design processes, and the role of architects and architecture in contemporary society. These interviews are supplemented by video portraits of their key projects, both buildings and installations, which attempt to capture the physical experience of the spaces they portray. OnArchitecture provides focused and detailed high-quality content on contemporary architecture with a global perspective. Video content in OnArchitecture is enriched with relevant information about the buildings and installations that are showcased, such as technical specifications, project briefs and corporate profiles. It also includes up-to-date biographies of the architects and designers whose works are featured.