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Art: Where to start

Starting places...

For topics in Art ...


If you're looking for an overview or background information with suggestions for further reading




try the Oxford Art Online (Grove Dictionary of Art) . For more art encyclopedias search here.


If you're looking for books or ebooks




search the Library Catalog.


If you're looking for journal articles




start with Art and Architecture Source or JSTOR. If your topic involves Christianity or theology try ATLA Religion as well.


If you have a citation and need to find the full article




use Citation Search to search across all full text resources and if needed place an ILLiad request.


If you have questions, or need help




email Professor Eiten

"I hope you find this guide helpful. Don't hesitate to contact me to discuss your research or ask a question."

Keith Eiten

Subject Librarian for Art, Communication, and Music

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