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Key library resources in art history
Last Updated: Feb 23, 2017 URL: Print Guide RSS Updates

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Reference Sources - Electronic

For key concepts, brief topic overviews, background information from sources such as dictionaries, directories, encyclopedias, gazetteers, handbooks, and statistical compilations

Encyclopedia Britannica Online

Gale Virtual Reference Library

Oxford Premium Reference eBooks

Books - Full-Text Electronic


Books - Print

Library Catalog

Most art books can be found in Library of Congress section N.


Featured Book - Print

Cover Art
Renoir in the 20th Century - Auguste Renoir (Artist); Roger Benjamin (Text by); Claudia Einecke (Text by)
Call Number: ND553.R45 A4 2010 (Columbia Oversized)
ISBN: 9783775725392
Publication Date: 2010-03-31


Databases for Art History Topics

Library databases primarily contain journal and newspaper articles but may also include books, media, reference items, and more.

To log into the databases on campus or at home, you will enter your campus (PVT) username and password.

Art-Specific Databases

  • Art Full Text
    Indexing, abstracts, and full-text for art journals, museum bulletins, etc., 1984 to present.

Best Database for Art Images

  • ARTstor
    Digital images in the arts, architecture, humanities, and science.

Best Database for Streaming Video


Citing Sources

MLA Examples from Purdue University
APA Examples from Purdue University

Print copies of the MLA Style Manual are on reserve in Columbia, Franklin, and Lawrenceburg.  A print copy of the APA Style Manual is on reserve in Columbia.  
Most library databases will show how to cite articles in MLA and APA style.  Consult the librarian.


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