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Unless otherwise noted, these resources are available at the Art Institute of Chicago, the SAIC campus, or from other locations with an ARTIC username and password.

Provides comprehensive full text for regional business publications in the United States.

Types of material covered: Journal articles.
Dates covered: 1984 to the present.

The Netherlands Institute for Art History's (Rijksbureau V. Kunsthistorische Documentatie/RKD) artist database contains information on more than 360,000 artists. The majority of artists included are Dutch.

Access note: Free access. Available to everyone.

Various searchable digital image and text collections, including:

  1. Electronic surrogates of selected original archival materials from Ryerson & Burnham archival collections. Such materials may include photographs, slides, architectural drawings and prints, correspondence, printed papers and other materials.
  2. Ryerson & Burnham archival finding aids, which are text resources that describe the holdings of our archival collections along with related biographical, administrative and access information.
  3. Finding Aids Collection
    Digital editions of other architectural image and text resources from the collections of the Ryerson & Burnham Libraries.

Given the breadth of collections in this digital archive, you may wish to limit your searches to either image or text collections.

Access note: Free access. Available to everyone.