It looks like you're using Internet Explorer 11 or older. This website works best with modern browsers such as the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge. If you continue with this browser, you may see unexpected results.
International College Dundee: Art & Design Pathway
Welcome to your Subject Guide for ICD students on the Art & Design Pathway. Use the boxes below to find resources for Art & Design.
If you need Liaison Support: From the 1st of March 2017, on Wednesday afternoons only, from 1pm-5pm, Yvonne McKenzie (Assistant Librarian) will be located at the Duncan of Jordanstone Library, Benin Room, to assist ICD students with any queries they may have about Art & Design resources and to provide database tutorials/or training sessions as required. Hourly appointments can be booked for the Wednesday afternoon slots, by e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org or just pop in to the Benin Room at the above times to discuss your query.
You can apply for an ILL when you need a book, journal or journal article not held in our collection. Find out more.
Use Library Search to find books, journal articles, and more, at Dundee University Libraries
To find a particular title quickly, put it in quotes e.g. "Art and Modernism"
If you are looking for a selection of books and articles about a subject, type in some suitable words, just as you would in a Google search
'Available in the Library' normally means our print books
Go to 'View Online' to read full text online items
A selection of books added to Duncan of Jordanstone Library from September 2016 - January 2017
Hover over the lower edge of the book cover to see the title/author details and select to view in Library Search, then sign in to view availability and location of print texts and if available as an e-book, access full text.
This database is the only specialist index available for the study of modern and contemporary art. Covers all art forms, including fine art, digital art, crafts, design and photography. Indexes art journals published from the late 1960s onwards.
For off-campus access login with your University of Dundee username and password.
COVID-19 BoB have advised that UK based students who have now returned to EU countries will maintain access to BoB until the end of July 2020. BoB (Box of Broadcasts) from Learning On Screen is an innovative shared online off-air Television and radio recording service.
For off campus access, Sign In, select home institution University of Dundee, then sign in using you University of Dundee username and password.
Online video training resource that covers many software packages and subject disciplines such as Business, 3D Animation, 3D Drawing, 3D Printing, CAD, Design Techniques, Education, Photography, Video, and Web Design
Login with your University of Dundee username and password.
This is an online database of new materials and processes which includes over 7000 innovative materials in various categories, covering disciplines such as interior design, industrial design, product design, textiles and architecture. Entries include a description of the material, properties and the manufacturer contact details.
Use the link above to take you to the Material ConneXion database, click on 'Log In' in the top right hand corner, then follow the prompts in the pop-up-box to create your own account. Use your '@dundee.ac.uk' e-mail address and note your MC password should be at least 8 characters long, and include at least one letter and one number.
If you have previously created an account with Material ConneXion, then sign in with your University of Dundee e-mail address and your Material ConneXion password.
Material Connexion - A database of new materials and processes which includes over 7000 innovative materials in various categories covering disciplines such as interior design, industrial design, product design, textiles and architecture.
Personal accounts are free for University of Dundee students and staff - Use the Material ConneXion database highlighted link above to access, then follow the on screen prompts, or refer to the PDF "Material ConneXion - U. of Dundee - Database Getting Started Guide" for help logging in, or creating your account. Use your '@dundee.ac.uk' e-mail address and note your MC password should be at least 8 characters long, and include at least one letter and one number. If you have previously created an account with Material ConneXion, then sign in with your University of Dundee e-mail address and your Material ConneXion password.
Oxford Reference is an online reference database, spanning 25 different subject areas, bringing together 2 million digitized entries across Oxford University Press’s Dictionaries, Companions and Encyclopedias
For off campus access select "Login with Athens/Access Management Federation", find University of Dundee and login with username and password.
Artcyclopedia 9,000 artists listed, 2,900 art sites indexed,160,000 links.
Includes online UK and international newspapers. To find Financial Times (London) content, go to Search and select Power Search. In the box showing 'Enter search terms and connectors" type in the following [this example is looking for items on Brexit]:
PUBLICATION(“financial times”) and Brexit
Sign in with University of Dundee username and password.
The Visual Arts Data Service (VADS) at the University for the Creative Arts (UCA) has released over 1300 newly researched records of old master paintings.
The 1,306 paintings, which come from four of the UK’s most important regional collections, have been made freely available online as part of the National Inventory of Continental European Paintings (‘NICE Paintings’).