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Renaissance and Baroque Art: Books

Finding Books in the Lee Library & in Other Libraries

  • ScholarSearch
    It's our library catalog! Search books, journals, articles, or other electronic materials. Use SIMPLE or ADVANCED search at the top. If looking for books and e-books only, be sure to select item type=books
     
  • Other Libraries: Worldcat
    Search catalogs of other libraries! You can find out if other libraries have additional materials on your topic, then order those books through our Interlibrary Loan Services. Worldcat is a national consortia of libraries.

Finding E-books in ScholarSearch

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.

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Subject Headings for Art Books

      

Art books are cataloged according to the following subject patterns:

MEDIUM | ex: painting, sculpture, architecture

NATIONALITY | ex: Art, French; Painting, Italian

GENRE | ex: landscape painting; portrait painting

TIME PERIOD (century) | ex: art, Italian--16th century

STYLE/MOVEMENT | ex: baroque; rococo

Museum and Exhibition Catalogs

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: Caravaggio 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: Rijksmuseum AND catalogs; Museo del Prado AND catalogs

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Additional Sources: European Libraries