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Ceramics resources


Use the Sofia Discovery tool to search for books, articles and other materials at Concordia Library. Use your own keywords or try using a subject search with the following terms:

ceramics ceramic sculpture
firing glazes
porcelain pottery
pottery craft pottery design

Concordia Library subscribes to the following ceramics-related journals. While some of the journals are available online, some are available in paper only. Paper journals are found in the Webster Library or the Vanier Library. Note, if you want to access online journals from off-campus, you will need to supply your Concordia netname and password to access them (these are the same details used for MyConcordia).

Ceramics Monthly
Also available in paper format.

Ceramic Review
Covers a mix of practical and critical features on contemporary ceramic art and craft, around the world.

Ceramics, art, and perception
This journal provides depth and breadth of global coverage, with this international scope adding dimensions

Studio potter (1972-2019) (2020- )
Centered in studio practice, this journal covers questions on technology, criticism, aesthetics, and history within the ceramics community. Also available in paper format.

La revue de la ceramique et du verre (paper only)
Covers contemporary ceramic artists in France and elsewhere.

American Ceramics (paper only)
This journal enhances the preservation of the rich heritage of ceramics and documents contemporary developments in the field.

Journal databases

You can also search for ceramics-related articles from other journals in the following databases:

Art Full Text (H.W. Wilson)
Some full-text articles, with indexing and abstracting of an international array of art-related publications.

Artbibliographies modern (ABM)
Citations and abstracts covering up to the late 19th century, up to the most recent works and trends in the late twentieth century.

Design and Applied Arts Index (DAAI)
An international index to more than 450 craft and design journals.

Search on the full-text of scholarly art journals and journals from other disciplines.


Access Ceramics
A contemporary ceramics image resource.

American Museum of Ceramic Art

Ceramics Arts Daily
Online community for ceramic artists and potters.

Ceramics Today
Articles related to ceramics.

Ceramics Web
A free, public resource for ceramics information on the web.

Digitalfire Ceramics Technical Articles

Gardiner Museum
Toronto-based national museum of ceramics.

Musings About Mud
Ceramics-related blog.

National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts

Potters Portal
Listing of clay and ceramics-related links.

The Schein-Joseph International Museum of Ceramic Art
New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred University.

Studio Pottery
Online ceramics community.

Victoria and Albert Museum
Ceramics collection of the Victoria and Albert Museum.

The Wedgwood Museum

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