Online Research Resources

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Online research resources at the National Gallery of IrelandCredit

While our onsite reading rooms are currently closed, our team are here to help you with your various research needs remotely.


The Library & Archives have access to a range of online resources including:

  • Art and Architecture Source
  • Art Index Retrospective
  • JSTOR Ireland
  • Dictionary of Irish Biography
  • Oxford Art Online (Grove Art Online and Benezit Dictionary of Artists)
  • Oxford Dictionary of National Biography
  • British Newspaper Archives (includes Irish publications also)
  • Ancestry.com
  • And more!

Our subscriptions cover over 900 e-journals including:

  • Irish Arts Review
  • ArtForum
  • Frieze: Contemporary art and culture
  • Gazette des Beaux-Arts
  • Journal of Visual Art Practice
  • Apollo: The International Magazine for Collectors
  • Art Bulletin
  • Art and Architecture of Ireland
  • International Journal of Art & Design Education
  • Art & Auction

As access is restricted to the above databases and e-journals in some cases, please contact the Library & Archives for further information on using these resources.


T: + 353 1 6633546   E: [email protected]

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