If you are off campus, clicking on links in this guide to databases that are licensed by the library for access by SU faculty, students, and staff will prompt you to log in using your SUID and password. Once you've logged in, you should remain authenticated for the duration of that browser session and be able to access additional library subscription sources without interruption.
The following are useful sources for basic, background information, and are an academic alternative to Wikipedia!
Credo E-Reference Credo E-Reference is a full-text online reference collection. It features entries from atlases, dictionaries, encyclopedias, guides, and other reference books on a wide range of subjects covering art history, archeology/anthropology, and other helpful subjects. You can search for images, audio files, maps, video clips. To browse the list of Credo titles, click here.
Oxford Art Online - Grove Art Online Oxford Art Online provides Web access to the entire text of The Dictionary of Art, ed. Jane Turner (1996, 34 vols.) and The Oxford Companion to Western Art, ed. Hugh Brigstocke (2001). It offers ongoing additions of new and updated articles, over 1,500 thumbnail art images and line drawings displayed in the text of articles, extensive image links, and sophisticated search and navigation tools.
Films on Demand is a multi disciplinary database that provides online, streaming videos from Films Media Group. Many full-length videos are available and they cover the subject areas of anthropology, art and architecture, history, literature, languages, and more.