Online Museums and Virtual Tours

1. National Portrait Gallery: the Portrait Gallery portrays poets and presidents, visionaries and villains, actors and activists whose lives tell the American story.

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2. Smithsonian Museums:

Are categorized according to different subject museums. They are the African American History and Culture Museum, African Art American Indian useum, MuseumArchives of American Art Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Arts and Industries BuildingCooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum, Freer Gallery of Art Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden.

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Some Open Access Databases - (Multidisciplinary subjects)

  • Free Art Books from Guggenheim, MET Publications & Getty's Publication

  • HathiTrust Digital Library

  • Book and journal content from the collections of a partnership of major research institutions and libraries, digitized and made public; free full-text

  • Paperity

  • Collection of articles from 2450+ peer-reviewed open access journals; multidisciplinary; free full-text

  • Q-Sensei Scholar

  • Bibliographic database of scholarly books and articles in the Library of Congress, National Library of Medicine, arXiv, IngentaConnect, and Research Papers in Economics (RePEC); multidisciplinary; 40+ million citations; alerts and other tools

  • HighWire

  • Portal to 3000+ scholarly journals and other publications partnered with HighWire Press (Stanford University); click "For Researchers" tab to search for articles; some free full-text

  • Ingenta Connect

  • Search for articles in 13,500+ scholarly and professional publications on a range of topics; some free full-text

The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum

Google Art Projects

Explore the site by selecting an art collection, an artist or an artwork. Click on the yellow “pegman” icon to visit these institutions virtually. Filter artworks by medium or make a search by keyword. Finally, create and share your personal selection of artworks in the “My Galleries” section and explore other users’ galleries

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