Home  (206) 934-4050  Ask the Library  Book a Study Room  Schedule a Research Appointment  Library Account/Renew
We have a new database login system! The only change occurs when signing on for the first time, either off campus or on campus using Wi-Fi. Learn more

To find more information about the services offered, visit our Library Services page

Art

  Welcome

This guide is a starting point for research for students studying Art.

Image Source: "Pumpkin" by Yayoi Kusama via Artstor, 

Course Guides for this Subject

Reference: background information

Books

Search the Library Catalog for books, films, ebooks, streaming media, and more.

 

Our library has a significant number of books on visual arts.  Identify important words/phrases on your topic.  Also try standard search terms that librarians use to specify formats or sub-topics.

-- exhibitions

-- in art

-- pictorial works

-- catalogs

Articles

Here's how to find images in our databases:

Go to the Advanced Search option of the database and look for phrases like "limit to document with images" or "Include images," etc.

Images & Streaming Videos

Cite Your Sources

The citation style required on Art History assignments is usually MLA.  Use the guide below for help with citing your sources.

Web Sites

Subject Librarian