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Getting Help During Desk Closure
Please wear a mask when in the library and getting assistance at help desks per state mandates. You can still get help from librarians by scheduling an appointment from this guide. To maintain social distancing, all appointments will be conducted via ZOOM rather than in person. Thank you!
Hours: M-Th: 8am-9pm;
F: 8am-6pm; Sat:10am-6pm
Create and format your own bibliography of articles, books, etc. Import references from databases and use the style guide of your choice!
1. FIND IMAGES
- Browse one of the image databases to locate artworks from a specific time period, subject, style, or artist.
Start with Artstor. Ex: revolution
- Browse Google Arts Project for ideas of artworks by movement, time period, theme, etc.
2. FIND BACKGROUND INFORMATION
- Browse online or print sources to identify specific artists/works of art from different centuries. There are several reference books that can give you a good start, located by the Humanities Help Desk on level 5.
- Once you identify an artist, search the name in Oxford Art Online. Ex: Mary Cassatt
3. FIND BOOKS (SCHOLARSEARCH)
4. FIND ARTICLES
- To find scholarly articles in academic journals, you need to use periodical indexes. Start with Art & Architecture Source and JSTOR (see Articles tab)