Databases and indexes are the best places to find the articles you need. Databases and indexes are collections of articles that you can search by topic, subject, author, etc. Once you have completed your search, look for the phrase "Availability at U-M" or the "MGet It" button in order to access the article.
The following links are for general databases and indexes. These databases and indexes can be searched for the specific topic you are looking for (Claus Sluter, Jan Van Eyck, Tilman Riemenschneider, northern renaissance sculpture, etc.).
- Articles Plus Advanced
Articles Plus is perhaps best described as "Google for the library's online content -- without the ads!". From a simple single search box, ArticlesPlus searches full-text content as well as metadata from a wide variety of sources and returns a list of relevancy-ranked results.
- Bibliothèque nationale de France
Site to the National Library of France. Gallica is the online bibliographic catalog.
Provides indexing and abstracts of books and articles from over 4,200 European-language journals in the humanities and social sciences--especially in religion, history of art, literature, philosophy, and economics.
- Google Scholar
Google Scholar is a subset of Google that searches for scholarly documents on the World Wide Web. with the added feature of MGet It (labeled as "Availability at UMichigan") links from University of Michigan at Ann Arbor that connect you to the online and print versions held by the University Library.
Provides full-text access to the archives of core scholarly journals in the arts, humanities, social sciences and sciences.
- Project Muse
Full-text access to over 100 scholarly journals in the arts and humanities.
- Proquest Research Library
Indexes over 5,000 journals and magazines covering all fields and topics, academic and popular, beginning as early as 1971.
- Victoria & Albert Museum
This V&A database provides online access to over 1.1 million catalogue records and over 265,000 images of objects in their collection.