Through the FirstSearch® Base Package, the library now has free access to two additional databases: CAMIO and ArchiveGrid.
CAMIO (Catalog of Art Museum Images Online) contains about 95,000 works of fine and decorative art that you can present in the classroom, download for research and study, and use to illustrate papers and other assignments. It includes works ranging from 3000 BCE to the present day, including difficult-to-find contemporary art.
CAMIO art images span the following categories: Photographs, Prints , Sculptures ,Paintings ,Decorative Arts, Posters , Costumes , Utilitarian Objects , and Jewelry. The subject areas include the following : Anthropology, Archaeology, Architecture, Art History, Arts and Humanities, Classics, Cultural Studies, Fine Art, International/Area Studies, and Religion.
ArchiveGrid provides access to detailed descriptions of historical documents, personal papers and family histories held in archives throughout the world. Users can learn about the contents of these collections, contact archives to arrange a visit to examine materials or order copies.
Try them out and tell us your experience!
Follow these links: CAMIO and ArchiveGrid, which are also listed under the Complete Databases List on the library website. Note that you ‘ll be prompted to log in with your K number and EagleNet password if you’re off-campus.