Along with the online resources and eJournals the NGI Library and Archives subscribe to, the below list outlines a selection of free digitised publications for research in various fields including art history.
The Getty Research Portal
A free online search platform providing worldwide access to an extensive collection of digitised art history texts from a range of institutions.
The Modernist Journals Project
The Modernist Journals Open Arts Archive Project offers digitised English-language literary magazines from the 1890s to the 1920s as well as essays and other supporting materials from the period.
The Royal Academy Summer exhibition: A chronicle, 1769-2018.
This chronicle of the RA’s exhibitions through digitised scans of their summer show catalogues from 1769-2018. This succession of short, illustrated texts, written by more than ninety art historians, curators, artists, and critics, is designed to highlight key issues, works, or artists from a particular year’s display at the Royal Academy, London.
Publications de l’École Nationale des Chartes
École nationale des chartes in Paris has contributed to developing and teaching disciplines linked with historical methodology, cultural heritage and preservation. The École publishes monographs, critical editions of texts, collected papers, as well as textbooks, building a collection of references for research in the humanities and social sciences, art history, paleography, history of law and more. This publication is available through OpenEdition Books, a web platform in the humanities and social sciences with more than half of the publications available in Open Acess.
Trinity College Library Dublin: Digital Collections
Trinity College Library offers free access to a digital collection of 119,238 treasures including books, maps, paintings, manuscripts and photographs.
HathiTrust Digital Library
HathiTrust is a not-for-profit collaborative of academic and research libraries preserving over 17 million digitised items. Items in the public domain are in full-view for everyone and items held in copyright are searchable.
The Met Museum Publications
The Met provide full-text access to over 1,700 art history publications. "Five decades of Met publications available to read, download and/or search for free".