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This resource provides full text and indexing to major periodicals for art scholars, artists, designers, college students, and general researchers. Art and Architecture Complete also provides 150+ full text books. Use this database to research antiques, art and art history, interior and landscape design, and much more.

  • Access is limited to SWOSU students and employees.
  • Simultaneous users: unlimited
  • Publisher: EBSCO

Browse The British Library's Flickr collection of millions of public domain images. Exploration and re-use of the images is encouraged.

  • No restrictions; available to everyone.
  • Simultaneous users: unlimited
  • Publisher: British Library

This resource offers detailed "how-to" instructions and creative ideas to meet the interests of virtually every craftsperson and hobbyist. There's full text from magazines and books covering many interests, including arts and crafts, outdoor recreation, photography, LEGO, robotics, and much more.

  • Access is limited to SWOSU students and employees.
  • Vendor: EBSCO
  • Publisher: EBSCO

Access to more than two million images from some of the best collections in the world, including DK Images, Getty Images, the National Geographic Society, Oxford Scientific, and other leading sources. Image Quest is organized by subject matter and full searchable. All images are licensed for non-commercial educational use.

  • Access is limited to SWOSU students and employees.
  • Simultaneous users: unlimited
  • Publisher: Encyclopedia Britannica, Inc.

Use lynda.com's online video tutorials to learn business, software, technology, and creative skills to help you achieve personal and professional goals. Over 5,800 expert-taught courses are available.

  • Access is limited to SWOSU students and employees.
  • Simultaneous users: unlimited
  • Publisher: LinkedIn

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Oxford Art Online (formerly Grove Art Online) comprises the full text of The Dictionary of Art (34 volumes) and The Oxford Companion to Western Art.

  • Access is limited to SWOSU students and employees.
  • Simultaneous users: unlimited
  • Publisher: Oxford

This resource contains over 5,400 full- text periodicals, including 4,500+ peer-reviewed journals covering all subject areas. This database also indexes and abstracts more than 9,300 journals, monographs, reports, and conference proceedings.

  • Access is limited to SWOSU students and employees.
  • Simultaneous users: unlimited
  • Vendor: EBSCO
  • Publisher: EBSCO

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Academic Video Online is a streaming video collection containing thousands of video titles in a wide range of disciplines, including biology, business, education, healthcare, the humanities, the physical sciences, and the social sciences. The Academic Video Online collection can be browsed or searched by discipline.

AVO was previously named VAST: Academic Video Online.

Formerly known as VAST: Academic Video Online.

  • Access is limited to SWOSU students and employees.
  • Simultaneous users: unlimited
  • Publisher: Alexander Street Press

IBTD provides easy access to over 60,000 journal articles, books, book chapters, and dissertation abstracts on all aspects of theater and performance. It contains hundreds of full-text titles and 150+ full-text journals.

  • Access is limited to SWOSU students and employees.
  • Simultaneous users: unlimited
  • Publisher: EBSCO

JSTOR is a full-text scholarly journal archive. JSTOR specializes in making available the back issues of journals in a wide variety of humanities and social science disciplines. Issues are available both as images and as text. Searching is possible within each title and across the whole database.

  • Access is limited to SWOSU students and employees.
  • Simultaneous users: unlimited
  • Publisher: JSTOR

Oxford Reference contains titles from the Oxford Companion series, as well as the following:

  • 130+ subject dictionaries and the Oxford World Encyclopedia
  • English dictionaries, and bilingual dictionaries of French, German, Spanish, and Italian
  • Timelines linking over 2,000 key events in 20th-century history
  • 12,000 images and 500+ color maps
  • Access is limited to SWOSU students and employees.
  • Simultaneous users: unlimited
  • Publisher: Oxford

Pop Culture Universe includes offers thousands of overviews of pop culture from the 1920's to the present, including movies, television shows, awards, fads, fashions, and news.

  • Access is limited to SWOSU students and employees.
  • Simultaneous users: unlimited
  • Publisher: ABC-CLIO Solutions

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