Online Database (Subscribed)

Bloomsbury Design Library :

It provides cutting-edge scholarly coverage of design and crafts worldwide, from 1500 BCE to the present day. It offers an expanding range of authoritative reference and book content, alongside a rich selection of museum object images, which are fully searchable and underpinned by an intuitive taxonomy for seamless navigation.

The ideal research and learning tool for design and visual arts, it will support both students and academics by allowing them to explore the history and context of influential design schools, people, periods, places, and disciplines.

EBSCO Art and Architecture:

Accessible within SPAB Campus / Out of the campus using given links)

This collection covers nearly 360 full-text periodicals (Journals and Magazines) & 220 full-text books in the area of Architecture, Conservation, graphic arts, Archeology, Sculpture etc. and Cover-to- cover indexing and abstracts for 790 academic journals, magazines and trade publications with collection of over 63,000 images.

Subject coverage

Antiques Archaeology

Architecture and architectural history Conservation and restoration

Costume design Decorative arts

Graphic arts Interior and landscape design

Painting Photography

Printmaking Sculpture

In Campus using following link


ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global (PQDT) (Full-text) (Accessible within SPAB Campus / Out of the campus using given Login ID and Password)ProQuest Dissertations & Theses (PQDT) Global is the world's most comprehensive collection of dissertations and theses from around the world, offering millions of works from thousands of universities. Each year hundreds of thousands of works are added. Full-text coverage spans from 1743 to the present, with citation coverage dating back to 1637.

Subject coverage Arts

Business & Economics Education

Humanities Social Sciences

Behavioral Sciences Natural Sciences

Mathematics & Physical Sciences Health & Medical Sciences

Sage Journal

SPA Library is subscribing "Urban Studies and Planning Collection" which, includes 33 peer-reviewed Journals published by sage in the electronic form can be accessed out of the campus using Following link with user ID and password

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Jstor :

Jstor is a digital library founded in 1995 in New York City. Originally containing digitized back issues of academic journals, it now encompasses books and other primary sources as well as current issues of journals in the humanities and social sciences. It provides full-text searches of almost 2,000 journals.

Indiastat :

(Statistical Database) (Full-text) (Accessible within SPAB Campus / Out of the campus using given Login ID and Password) is a cluster of 56 associate sites and perhaps the most comprehensive e-resource for accessing the secondary level socio- economic statistical information about India, its 6 geographical regions, 31 states and 19 sectors on various socio-economic parameters. These parameters are Administrative Units, Demographics, Economy, Agriculture, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs, Environment and Forest, Industries, Infrastructure, Companies, Education, Health, Housing, Labor& Workforce, Polity, Media, Insurance, Tourism, Crime & Law, Social Welfare & Developmental Schemes etc.