The library provides access to online journal articles and links to useful websites for the study of sculpture.

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Resources that are only accessible from within the library:

ABM - ARTbibliographies Modern presents abstracts of journal articles, books, essays, exhibition catalogues, PhD dissertations and exhibition reviews on all forms of modern and contemporary art.

Art History - journal published by the Association of Art Historians. Full text access up to Vol. 34/5 (2011).

EBSCO - access to Art & Architecture Complete and Art Full Text. Includes online access to journal articles.

JSTOR - a full-text database of journal articles, including Art Journal, Burlington Magazine, October (1976-2011) and Oxford Art Journal.

October - full-text access from 2001 to present day.

Visual Culture in Britain - full text access (Vol. 10 (2009) to present).

Open-access online journals:

3rd Dimension - online magazine and newsletter from the Public Monuments and Sculpture Association.

19 - a scholarly, refereed web journal dedicated to advancing interdisciplinary study in the long nineteenth century.

British Art Studies - an open access journal on all aspects of British art, architecture and visual culture.

Contemporary Culture Index - a bibliographical database indexing international journals and periodicals.

Journal of Art Historiography - a peer-reviewed journal maintained by The Barber Institute of Fine Arts at the University of Birmingham.

Nineteenth-Century Art Online - a scholarly, refereed e-journal devoted to the study of nineteenth-century painting, sculpture, graphic arts, photography, architecture, and decorative arts across the globe.

Tate Papers - a peer-reviewed research journal that publishes articles on British and modern international art, and on museum practice today.

Audio-visual resources:

Audio Arts - online access to Audio Arts (1973-2006), an audio cassette magazine established by William Furlong in 1972.

Art and Architecture - a full-text archive of magazines comprising key research material in the fields of art and architecture, dating from the late-nineteenth century to the twenty-first.

Britsh Library Sounds - selected full interviews from National Life Stories are available to listen to online.

Henry Moore at the BBC - films on Henry Moore from the BBC archives.

Sculpture at the BBC - films on sculpture held in the BBC archives.

Open Arts Archive - hosted by the Art History Department at The Open University, the Open Arts Archive provides access to talks, seminars, study days, artists’ podcasts, artist interviews, curators’ talks and exhibition archives. The resource has been produced in collaboration with over 20 arts institutions across the UK and Europe.

Other online resources:

Artists Papers Register - list of papers relating to artists, designers and craftspeople in UK archive collections.

Bibliography of the History of Art - includes both BHA (covering 1990-2007) and the International Bibliography of Art (covering 2008-2009).

British Art History Resources - produced by the Walpole Society, the directory provides useful links to online art dictionaries, single artist websites, thematic websites, scholarly journals and papers, exhibition/sales/collection catalogues and collection databases.

British bronze sculpture founders and plaster figure makers, 1800-1980 - a selective directory compiled by the National Portrait Gallery of bronze sculpture founders and plaster figure makers active in Britain from about 1800. It focuses on those whose work is represented in major collections or is on display in significant public spaces.

ETHOS - Electronic Theses Online System (ETHOS) from the British Library. Access to full text theses (individual registration required).

Internet Directory of Sculpture Parks - information on international sculpture parks, sculpture gardens, outdoor university collections, sculpture trails, and earthworks.

Henry Moore: Sculptural Process and Public Identity - Henry Moore: Sculptural Process and Public Identity includes entries on sculptures by Moore in Tate’s collection and explores his use of different materials and techniques. It contains essays on various aspects of his life and identity as a public figure, and examines how leading critics interpreted his works.

Mapping Sculpture database - a comprehensive study of the practice and profession of sculpture between the Great Exhibition of 1851, and the Festival of Britain in 1951.

Tate: Digitised collections - includes material from the Tate collections and archives.

PMSA - The Public Monuments and Sculpture Association.