Artfilms is a unique streaming service offering video content for academic libraries and courses in Arts: masterclasses, documentaries, interviews, from top artists and producers.
Subject areas include: architecture, visual art, dance, performing arts, theatre, visual arts, film/cinema, design, fashion, jewellery, photography, language/literature, education, history and politics, music, but also anthropology, world studies, environmental studies, science and arts, gastronomy.
An archive of scholarly articles in PDF form. JSTOR is not a current article database, typically from 1 to 5 years behind most recently published journals. RISD Library normally subscribes to the following collections: Arts & Sciences I, II, III, V, VII, VIII, and XI. For the 2019/20 academic year, we have trial access to the full JSTOR suite, including the new Sustainability package.
Use this search tool to explore the material collections of the Harvard University Graduate School of Design (GSD), Parsons School of Design, and the Rhode Island School of Design (RISD). As a RISD student, you have access to many of these samples!
Contains histories, photographs and maps for over 20,000 structures and places, and showcases the richness and diversity of architecture and landscapes throughout the U.S. Building entries include scholar-written, peer-reviewed narrative histories, photographs, precise geospatial coordinates using Google Maps/ OpenStreetMap, and structural and descriptive metadata that includes semantic tags for architects and firms, periods, styles, materials and types.
This database centers and amplifies BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, People of Color) fashion scholarship, illuminates under-examined histories and addresses racism throughout the fashion system. Highlights relevant books, articles, films, images, and more.