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

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

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Reference: background information



Search the Library Catalog to find books on our shelves and online.


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


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