This section introduces you to a variety of resources other than books that are available through the library. Here you will find information on key journal titles and how to locate relevant articles, as well as digital resources that may be helpful in your creative practice. Click on the links below to find out more
These are just a select few titles from our journal and magazine collection. Search the Journals A-Z to see if we hold a particular title or check out the journals display at Brampton Road Library.
Online Journal Collections
Eresources are databases enable you to search for journal and magazine articles on a specific topic. While most are covered by a search in OneSearch, sometimes it might be easier to find relevant materials in these subject-specific resources.
This is a large database encompassing all aspects of the arts including art, design, architecture, humanities, film/screen studies, music, performing arts, and more. Key titles in both graphic design and illustration are all accessible as PDF.
More advanced researchers might want to make use of ARTbibliographies Modern (ABM) and the Design & Applied Arts Index (DAAI) which provide citation information of the contents of thousands of journals in design which can be found in our print journals archive or requested via inter-library loan.
For further information on using ProQuest Arts Premium, contact your Library and Adademic Advisor.
JSTOR contains a lot of journals on art, culture and film etc so is useful for research for contextual studies. Full text articles from JSTOR appear in OneSearch results but there are many more articles on JSTOR that are normally not available as full text.
Register and Read is a new service that allows you to save up to three articles would normally be abstract only.To use this service, you need to log on to JSTOR and create a personal account by clicking MyJSTOR. Registration is free.
ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global is the world's most comprehensive collection of dissertations and theses from around the world with a very large number available as PDF full-text. The database covers all disciplines including a strong representation from the visual arts.
Finding a journal article from a reference
Sometimes your tutor might give you a reference or you may want to chase up an entry in a book's bibliography. If you have the details for a specific journal article, you can use the Journals A-Z to locate it quickly and easily. Search for the journal title and select the appropriate year and volume to find your article.