Search your topic in ScholarSearch and filter results by "Resource Type = E-books" on the left column.
NOTE: DON'T LIMIT YOUR SEARCH BY E-BOOKS ONLY. A LOT OF GOOD STUFF IS IN PRINT.
Art books are cataloged according to Library of Congress subject headings. The following are common subject heading patterns used:
BY MEDIUM | ex: painting, sculpture, installation
BY NATIONALITY | ex: art, French; painting, American
BY GENRE | ex: landscape painting; portrait painting
BY TIME PERIOD | ex: art, modern--20th century; painting, French--19th century
BY STYLE/MOVEMENT | ex: impressionism (art); symbolism
These are useful subject headings for modern art:
Exhibition Catalogs have subject headings for the name of the artist, subject of the exhibition, and name of the museum or gallery. To find exhibition catalogs, use the keyword "exhibitions" and the artist's name or topic. Ex: Matisse AND exhibitions
Museum Catalogs are catalogs of a museum's permanent collection, and are cataloged by the name of the museum and the subdivision "catalogs" in the subject. To find museum catalogs, use the keyword "catalogs" and the name of the museum. Ex: Metropolitan Museum of Art AND catalogs
A catalogue raisonné is a comprehensive compilation of an artist's body of works, usually containing descriptions, provenance, exhibition history, etc.
To find an artist's catalogue raisonné in the Lee Library, search the artist's name and the term "catalogues raisonnés"
Ex: Van Gogh AND catalogues raisonnés
Check the current list of catalogues raisonnés in the Lee Library!