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Women Artists, Architects, and Designers

Connect from Off-Campus

Most of the links on this page go to subscription sources that are accessible from any computer on campus. UCLA students, faculty, and staff can also access these sites from off-campus using either the Proxy Server (a simple setting in your browser) or the VPN Client (a program you install on your computer).

Core Women Studies and Gender Studies Databases

Important feminist and women art journals

Core Art, Architecture and Design Indexes

Note that some of these sources only index journal articles -- they don't actually have the full text. Use the gold UC-eLinks button to do an automated search to find the full text, or search for the journal title in the UCLA Library Catalog. General advice on using article databases can be found in FIND IT! Articles and at Choosing and Using Library Databases.

The most important databases for locating journal articles about design and media arts topics are:

Special Focus Databases with Art, Architecture, or Design Content

Depending on your research topic, you might find that some of the following databases include relevant information.