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Art Education

Top Databases for Art Education

Use databases to search for articles and essays from art, education, and social sciences journals.

Custom Database Searches

Research Tip: Create custom combinations of Art & Education databases to search in several at a time:

EBSCO Databases: 

  • ERIC via EBSCO
  • Education Research Complete
  • Child Development & Adolescent Studies
  • PsychINFO (Psychological Abstracts)
  • Art Full Text

Combine them by logging into one database, e.g.
Education Research Complete, then:

  1. Click on 'Choose Databases'
  2. Select all relevant databases from the list
  3. Click 'OK' to search in all selected databases  






ProQuest Databases: 

  • ERIC via ProQuest
  • ARTbibliographies Modern
  • Design & Applied Arts Index (DAAI)

Combine them by logging into one database e.g.
ERIC via ProQuest, then:

  1. Click on the hamburger menu
  2. Click on 'Change Databases'
  3. Select all relevant databases from the list
  4. Click 'Use selected databases'  

Interdisciplinary Research Resources

Criticism and Reviews of Contemporary Art & Design

In addition to art and design databases, try these newspaper and magazine databases 
to find reviews or criticism about contemporary art and design.