Falvey Library Catalog
The Library's catalog enables patrons to search & browse Falvey Memorial Library’s collection of books, journals, audio/video materials, electronic resources and more.WorldCat (OCLC)
WorldCat is a catalog of library collections worldwide. WorldCat highlights publications available at Villanova University. Other items can be requested via an inter-library loan request form.WorldCat Step-by-Step
is a self-paced interactive tutorial for students new to this resource.Dissertations and Theses Full Text (ProQuest)
Over 2.4 million dissertations and theses.The database offers full text for most of the dissertations added since 1997 and strong retrospective full text coverage for older graduate works.
Art Full Text (EBSCO)Art Full Text
is a bibliographic database that indexes and abstracts articles from periodicals published throughout the world. Full-text coverage for selected periodicals is also included.ARTbibliographies Modern (ProQuest)
The database's scope extends from artists and movements beginning with Impressionism, in the late 19th century, up to recent works and trends in the late 20th century. It incorporates abstracts of journal articles, books, essays, and exhibition catalogs and reviews.Art Index Retrospective: 1929-1984 (EBSCO)Art Index Retrospective 1929-1984
indexes art, art history and architecture journals published between 1929 and 1984.Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals (ProQuest)
The single most important bibliographical research tool for research in architecture, urban design, historic preservation and urban planning history.Bibliography of the History of Art (BHA) and Répertoire de la litterature de l'art (RILA)
Indexes journal articles, books, essays, conference proceedings and exhibition cataloges. Covers European art from Late Antiquity to the present, American art from the European arrival to the present, and Christian and European art in Africa, Asia and Australia.Humanities Full Text (EBSCO)
Covers almost 700 journals in archaeology, art , classics, film, folklore, journalism, linguistics, music, the performing arts, philosophy, religion, world history and world literature.Humanities & Social Sciences Index Retrospective: 1907-1984 (EBSCO)
Coverage includes a wide range of interdisciplinary fields covered in a broad array of humanities and social sciences journals.Readers' Guide Retrospective: 1890-1982 (EBSCO)
Provides indexing of over three million articles from more than 550 leading magazines.Arts & Humanities Citation Index (Thomson Reuters)
Coverage begins 1991 to present.
ARTstor is a non-profit digital image library, founded by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, with a mission to use digital technology to enhance scholarship, teaching and learning in the arts and associated fields.Web Gallery of Art
The Web Gallery of Art is a virtual museum and searchable database of European painting and sculpture of the Gothic, Renaissance and Baroque periods (1100-1850), currently containing over 15.400 reproductions. Commentaries on pictures, biographies of artists are available. It can be searched by country, period, and/or profession.Art Project (by Google)
Explore museums from around the world, discover and view hundreds of artworks at incredible zoom levels, and even create and share your own collection of masterpieces.Olga's Gallery
10,000 works of art on line searchable by artist or country.World Painting Index.
Falvey Memorial LibraryArt History Slide Collection
The slide collection is available for use by Villanova faculty and students.
Sistine ChapelLouvreMetropolitan Museum of Art
Over two million works from ancient through contemporary works.Online Picasso ProjectNational Gallery of Art (Washington, D.C.)
Chronologically arranged collections of more than 110,000 works from the Middle Ages until the present.Philadelphia Museum of Art
One of the largest American museums. Collections, containing 225,000 objects and works of art from the Middle Ages on including non-Western art.Vatican MuseumsWebMuseum, ParisMoMA: The Museum of Modern Art
Exhibits modern art.Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia.
The permanent collection and exhibitions at the Pennsylvania Academy, Broad and Cherry Streets, Philadelphia, focus on American art. The building itself is an excellent example of High Victorian Gothic architecture and has been restored to its 1876 appearance.University of Pennsylvania Museam of Archaeology and Anthropology, Philadelphia: Exhibitions and Galleries
Its collections include works from the ancient world (Egypt, Mesopotamia, Greece, and Rome) as well as Meso-American, Native American, Polynesian, and African works.Smithsonian, Washington, DC.
Smithsonian Museums include African Art Museum, American Art Museum, Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum, Freer and Sackler Galleries, Hirshorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, and National Portrait Gallery.Delaware Art Museum, Wilmington, DE.Brandywine River Museum, Chaddsford, PA.Michener Museum, Doylestown, PA.Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY.International Center of Photography (ICP), New York, NY.Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY.