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Art: ART (Comprehensive)

RESOURCES, including Books, Journals, Reference Materials, Film and Images related to the study of studio arts, art history, and crafts

Getting Started

Start with the basic searches below or use the tabs above to locate Books, Journal Articles, Reference Materials, Film and Images, and specific art periods and movements.

Library Catalog

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Search our Catalog for Books, Journals, DVDs and more

Google Scholar

Writing For Art

Writing for Art

Acton, Mary. Learning to Look at Paintings. New York: Routledge, 1997.

Barnet, Sylvan. A Short Guide to Writing about Art. New York: Harper Collins College, 1993.

CITATION

Links to citing resources
Evaluating web information
Making an evaluative annotated bibliography

Full-text Books

Blogs

"Weblogs" or "Blogs" for short are a growing area for researchers, students and faculty to try out new ideas. The content of blogs can run the full gamut of scholarship and length. Usually presented in reverse chronological order, Blogs can provide personal, political, corporate, aesthetic, collaborative material. The interactive nature of Blogs encourages emerging thoughts in many areas of the arts.

SOME GOOD ONES:

Blog Search Engine
ArtBlog
Modern Art Notes

Art Research Guide

SUBJECT HEADINGS
(search the catalog with these)
CALL NUMBER RANGES
(browse the library stacks with these)

AESTHETICS
ART HISTORY
ART IN THE STUDIO
ART EDUCATION
ART RESEARCH
ART CAREERS
ART AND RELIGION
ART AND LITERATURE
ART BIOGRAPHIES
ARCHITECTURE
ART AND COMMERCE
ART CONSERVATION  

N   = General Visual Arts History
NA  = Architecture
NB  = Sculpture
NC  = Drawing, Illustration  Design
ND  = Painting
NE  = Print Media

NK  = Decorative & Applied Arts
TR  = Photography


Key Art Resources

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More Art Resources

ArtStor Image Searching

Leonardo

SEARCH ARTstor
In 2004 ARTStor held 300,000 images. Today the database contains well over 1,000,000 images of art, architecture, social sciences, and humanities and still growing.

RSS - Oxford Art Journal

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College Art Association

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Visual Resources Association