Library Databases by Subject

Due to licensing restrictions, remote access / off-campus access to some of the library's electronic resources is limited to current students, faculty and staff of New Jersey Institute of Technology.

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Art and Architecture

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NJIT Library
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Searchable database of images in architecture and related areas (e.g., buildings, sites, cities, some furniture, painting, scuplture, maps, etc.).
 
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1984 - Present
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NJIT Library
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Art Abstracts™ is a comprehensive resource for art information featuring high-quality indexing and abstracting of over 600 periodicals dating back to 1984, including 280 peer-reviewed journals, as well as indexing and abstracting of over 13,000 art dissertations, and indexing of almost 200,000 art reproductions, which provide examples of styles and art movements, including works by emerging artists. The database covers fine, decorative and commercial art, folk art, photography, film, and architecture, and also includes a database-specific thesaurus.
 
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1929 - 1984
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NJIT Library
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Art Index Retrospective™: 1929 -1984 provides users access to over half a century of art literature covering fine, decorative, and commercial art. Content includes high-quality indexing of nearly 600 publications, many of which are peer-reviewed, and citations of over 25,000 book reviews.
 
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1930 - Present
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NJIT Library
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The Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals indexes periodicals published worldwide on archaeology, city planning, interior design, historic preservation and architecture from 1977 to the present
 
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Limited Availability: please see Maya Gervits at the Littman Architecture And Design Library for further information. This online resource features comprehensive, practical information on a wide range of topics related to sustainable building--from energy efficiency and recycled-content materials to land-use planning and indoor air quality. The BuildingGreen Suite integrates online versions of GreenSpec, Environmental Building News, and a database of more than 100 high-performance building case studies. This wealth of information is searchable and cross-referenced by CSI MasterFormat division, LEED� credit, or green topic. Each article, product listing, and case study also lists related content and information sources.
 
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CumInCAD (Cumulative Index of Computer-Aided Architectural Design) is a cumulative index of publications about computer aided architectural design. Content begins in 1998, with selective coverage dating back to as early as 1960. All papers include full abstracts. Full texts, in PDF, of some 6,000 papers are also available. CumInCAD is supported by the sibling associations ACADIA, CAADRIA, eCAADe, SIGraDi, ASCAAD and CAAD futures.
 
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1966 - Present
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ERIC (Educational Resources Information Center), the U.S. Department of Education's database, with more than 950,000 abstracts of documents and journal articles on education research and practice. more than 107,000 full-text non-journal documents (issued 1993-2004), previously available through fee-based services only, will be available for free. ERIC may be also accessed through Ebsco Masterfile
 
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Free to NJIT from EBSCO
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ERIC, the Education Resource Information Center, contains more than 1,300,000 records and links to more than 323,000 full-text documents dating back to 1966.
 
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Free from EBSCO
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GreenFILE\'s initial release will include A&I for more than 600 titles, including comprehensive coverage from to volume 1, issue 1 to present for Bioscience (back to 1964), Conservation Biology (back to 1987), Journal of Ecology (back to 1913) and Journal of Environmental Planning & Management (back to 1948). The total number of records is approximately 295,000, and full text is provided for more than 4,600 records from open access titles.
 
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Acess is available for 3 simultaneous users. The Grove Dictionary of Art Online contains 45,000 articles on every aspect of the visual arts - painting, sculpture, graphic arts, architecture, decorative arts and photography - from prehistory to the present day. And it provides access to 100,000 images from the Bridgeman Art Library. The Bridgeman Art Library contains images of painting, sculpture, architecture and the decorative arts from many of the most prestigious museums from around the world, as well as material from private collections, works in situ, and architectural and historical images. Links are also provided to images in public collections throughout the world.
 
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The JSTOR Essential Collection (consists of JSTOR I,II,III,IV and VII) features foundational content in the humanities and social sciences. It includes nearly 700 core titles across 45 disciplines, including History, Education, Language & Literature, Business, Political Science, and more. See title list at:
http://about.jstor.org/content/essential-collection#tab-title-list
 
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A collection of over 1,400 materials and processes, materials originating from a large spectrum of industries typically unnoticed or difficult to reach by the design community. All the materials are juried into the database by a panel of material specialists and knowledgeable professionals.
 
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1982 - Present
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NJIT Library
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More than 2,500 periodicals: business, humanities, science, education, & social science journals, plus popular magazines. Full text of more than 1,100 periodicals as far back as January 1994. Abstracting of more than 2,500 periodicals as far back as September 1984. Indexing of more than 2,500 periodicals as far back as August 1982. Includes Wilson\'s Education, Business, Humanities, Social Social Sciences, General Science, and Readers\' Guide indexes and full text editions. Includes full text editions titles only of Art, Applied Science, and Library Literature.
 
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NJIT Library
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Ebook Central provides more than 155,000 book titles from the world\\\'s most authoritative publishers accessible electronically, online and offline. Ebook Central titles can be read online or downloaded to or transferred to an eReader that support Adobe Digital Editions. In addition, titles can be downloaded to devices like the iPad or iPhone using the Bluefire applications.
 
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The Union List of Artist Names (ULAN) is a directory of names and biographical information for two hundred thousand artists and architects. This will NOT give you articles, but correct spelling of artists' and architect's names, birth and death dates, and nationalities.
 
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Access to more than 300 detailed case studies of completed projects ranging from low-income housing to mixed-use downtown developments to commercial and industrial projects. The case studies provide photographs and site plans, information on costs and rents, innovative features and strategies of the project, and an explanation of the entire development process. It covers projects from 1985 to the present. Thirty new case studies are added every year.
 
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Wiley Online Library hosts the world\'s broadest and deepest multidisciplinary collection of online resources covering life, health and physical sciences, social science, and the humanities. It delivers seamless integrated access to over 6 million articles from over 1500 journals.