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ART100: Art Appreciation: Find Books

Search Tips

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


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


Use a Book...

 - when you need a lot of information on a topic
 - to put your topic in context with other important issues

 - to find historical information
 - to find summaries of research to support an argument
 - to lead you to related research and experts
 - to add depth to a research topic

Regardless of the format
-- print or electronic --
books have a place in research.