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Where to Start - Art Research

This guide provide you with a list of databases, journals, and more to support your art research. 

Article Databases

Thinking Art

Featured Resource

Thinking Art, by Antoon van den Braembussche

For more focused research, use one of the recommended databases listed below.

MORE: A to Z Database List, Guide to Databases

Scholarly Journals by Subject (BrowZine)

Books, Periodicals and More

Find Books on the Shelf with LC Call Numbers

  • [ N ] – Visual arts
  • [NA] – Architecture
  • [NB] – Sculpture
  • [NC] - Drawing, design, illustration  
  • [ND] – Painting
  • [NE] – Print Media
  • [NK] – Decorative arts
  • [NX] – Arts in general

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