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Art and Art History Research Guide

Subject Icon Subject Specialist:Rebecca Adler Schiff
Email:rebecca.adlerschiff@csi.cuny.edu
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Table of Contents:
Subject-Specific Databases
Related Databases
Catalogs
Reference Sources
Internet Resources and Websites
Journals, Magazines, Newspapers
Media Resources
Research and Writing Guides


Core databases for finding articles in this subject area.

Art Abstracts Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Citations and abstracts from over 400 leading art publications throughout the world covering the fields of art history, architecture, graphic design, photography, sculpture, and museology. Find feature articles, artist profiles, exhibit reviews, and art reproductions. This database offers abstracts and indexing of an international array of peer-selected publications?now with expanded coverage of Latin American, Canadian, Asian and other non-Western art, new artists, contemporary art, exhibition reviews, and feminist criticism. In addition to articles, Art Abstracts indexes reproductions of works of art that appear in indexed periodicals.


Art Museum Image Gallery Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Digital library containing over 155,000 art images from the museum collections around the world. Many include curatorial text, provenance data, multiple views, and related multimedia. Spans artistic creation from 3000 B.C. to the present, with fine and decorative art from the cultures of Africa, Asia, Europe, and the Americas, including Native American and Meso-American peoples.


Arts & Humanities Citation Index Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Part of the Web of Science, Arts & Humanities Citation Index provides citations to journal articles in the arts and humanities, including architecture, art, classics, dance, literature, music, philosophy, film, religion, and theater.


ARTstor Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
ARTstor is a digital library of over one million images in the areas of art, architecture, the humanities, and social sciences with a set of tools to view, present, and manage images for research and teaching purposes. Faculty members may request "instructor privileges" which provide enhanced functionality, including the ability to create shared folders, instructor commentary, and personal collections. To request "instructor privilege" please contact Mark Aaron Polger at MarkAaron.Polger@csi.cuny.edu


Bibliography of the History of Art / International Bibliography of Art Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Find citations to articles, books, conference proceedings, and dissertations on the history of Western art from late antiquity to the present.


Conference Proceedings Citation Index - Social Science & Humanities Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Part of the Web of Science, Conference Proceedings Citation Index - Social Science & Humanities provides citations to papers and proceedings of social science and humanities conferences from 1990 to present.


Humanities International Complete Information Help Funding Source Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Humanities International Complete provides full text of hundreds of journals, books and other published sources from around the world. Produced by Whitston Publishing (an imprint of EBSCO Publishing), this database includes all data from Humanities International Index (more than 2,300 journals and more than 2.9 million records) plus unique full-text content, much of which is not found in other databases. The database includes full text for more than 1,200 journals. Humanities International Complete is an invaluable resource for students, researchers, and educators interested in all aspects of the humanities, with worldwide content pertaining to literary, scholarly and creative thought.


JSTOR Information Help Funding Source Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Full text access to complete back runs of scholarly journals across the humanities, social sciences, and sciences. Coverage for most journals does not include the last 3-5 years. Users can search across the entire database or limit their search to journals in specific subject disciplines. Click here for a search tutorial.


Oxford Art Online Information Help Funding Source Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
A comprehensive art reference work covering all forms of the visual arts: painting, sculpture, architecture, decorative arts, graphic design and photography, from prehistory to the 1990s. Find artist biographies, images of art works, definitions of key terms, and encyclopedia articles on art history topics.


Project MUSE Information Help Funding Source Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Full-text articles from scholarly journals in the humanities, arts, and social sciences primarily covering the fields of literature, history, cultural studies, political science, religion, and the arts. (Books are not available yet)


Related databases for finding articles in this subject area.

Academic Search Complete Information Help Funding Source Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Large multidisciplinary database providing abstracts and select full text of scholarly and popular publications in a wide variety of subject disciplines, including art, literature, education, history, sociology, science, and engineering. Because of its broad subject and full text coverage, Academic Search Complete is a good starting point for research on virtually any topic. Click here for a search tutorial.


America: History and Life Information Help Funding Source Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Citations and abstracts of journal articles, book reviews, and dissertations covering the history and culture of the United States and Canada, from prehistory to the present. Includes major titles such as Journal of American History, American Historical Review, and American Quarterly. (For world history see Historical Abstracts). [CSI]


Biography Reference Center Information Help Funding Source Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Biography Reference Center offers a comprehensive collection of more than 460,000 full-text biographies, including the complete full-text run of Biography Today and Biography, as well as thousands of narrative biographies that are not available in other databases. In addition to keyword searching, users can also locate biographies of interest by browsing more than 30 genre categories, including actors, authors, composers, explorers, figures relevant to U.S. & world history, inventors, musicians, Presidents of the United States, current world leaders and many others.


Historical Abstracts Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Abstracts of articles, books, and dissertations on world history (excluding U.S. & Canada) from 1450 to the present. Covers all branches of world history, including political, military, economic, social and cultural, as well as the history of science, technology, and medicine. (For U.S. & Canadian history see America: History & Life) Selective indexing of historical articles from more than 1,800 journals in over 40 languages back to 1955.


New York Public Library Resources Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Databases and electronic resources available from the New York Public Library. NYPL Library card required for access to most databases. Some databases can only be accessed on-site at the subscribing library. For a list of databases that can be accessed remotely, click here.


New York Times Historical (Proquest) Information Help Funding Source Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Full text of the New York Times from 1851 to 2007. Recent issues available thru Lexis-Nexis. Additional holdings.


Perseus Digital Library Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Digital collection of texts, images, and maps for the study of the Humanities. Originally focused on the ancient world, the collection has since expanded to include other civilizations and time periods. Contains literary and historical materials on Ancient Greece and Rome, Medieval and Renaissance Europe, and early America.


Taylor & Francis Library Information Help Funding Source Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Multidisciplinary database providing access to over 1,220 full text scholarly journals in the humanities, sciences, and social sciences. Click here for a list of available titles.


Search online catalogs to find books, journals, videos, and other materials in library collections.

Arcade Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Union catalog of the New York Art Resources Consortium (NYARC). Search for books, journals, exhibition catalogs, photographs, archives, and digital resources available at The Brooklyn Museum, The Frick Collection, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, and The Museum of Modern Art.


artlibraries.net (Virtual Catalogue for Art History) Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Meta search engine that retrieves bibliographic records from major art libraries in Western Europe and the U.S. Find citations to books, articles, conference papers, exhibition catalogs, and archival materials found at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Victoria and Albert Museum, Biblioth?que des Arts d?coratifs, Rijksmuseum Research Library, Kunstbibliothek, and many more.


CUNY+ Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Search CUNY+, the university's online catalog, to find books and other resources located in the CSI library and other CUNY libraries. Search tutorial.


WorldCat Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Union catalog containing records of library holdings all over the world. Use WorldCat to locate books, journals, audio and video recordings, and archival materials held by other libraries. If an item you want is not available at CUNY simply click "Find It" to request an interlibrary loan.


Encyclopedias, dictionaries, handbooks, and other reference works available in print or online.

A Creative Guide to Exploring Your Life: Self-Reflection Using Photography, Art, and Writing Information Help Funding Source Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
This book offers exercises and examples that use the power of photography, art, and writing as tools for self-discovery. Electronic resource.


African American Art and Artists Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Short biographies and illustrations of the work of African American artists from the Revolution to the present.
Location: 1st Fl Reference N6538.N5L38 2003


African Americans in the Visual Arts Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Biographies of African American artists; each entry addresses the major achievements, events, and contributions of the artist's career.
Location: 1st Fl Reference N6538.N5O86 2003


AIA Guide to New York City Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Guide to New York City architecture, including firehouses, parks, schools, parking garages, churches, bridges, and other landmarks; arranged geographically by borough.
Location: 1st Fl Reference NA735.N5A78 2000


American Architecture: An Illustrated Encyclopedia Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Over 2,500 definitions and nearly 1,000 illustrations describe construction materials and techniques, landscape elements, decorative terms, and practical devices, from precolonial times to the present.
Location: 1st Fl Reference NA705.H36 1998


Architecture in New York: A Photographic History Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Photographs of New York City architecture with concise descriptions and histories.
Location: 1st Fl Reference NA730.N4A7 1995


Art in the Modern Era: A Guide to Styles, Schools & Movements 1860 to the Present Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Covers the context and evolution of of three hundred movements through examination of the artists, critics and public reaction. Includes a timeline and listings of major international collections.
Location: 1st Fl Reference N6490.D415 2002


Art of the Classical World in the Metropolitan Museum of Art: Greece, Cyprus, Etruria, Rome Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Reproductions and descriptions of nearly 500 objects in the Metropolitan Museum of Art's Greek and Roman art collections.
Location: 1st Fl Reference N5871.5.M48 2007


Art Since 1900: Modernism, Antimodernism, Postmodernism Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
An encyclopedic history of 20th century art that covers movements great and small from abstract expressionism to lettrism.
Location: 1st Fl Reference NX456.A78 2004b


Artlex Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Online glossary of over 3,600 terms used in discussing art and visual culture, including thousands of supporting images, pronunciation notes, quotations and cross references.


Arts of the 19th Century Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
An encyclopedic review of 19th century painting, sculpture, the decorative arts, photography, and architecture. Scholarly essays introduce each section, setting artists and art movements in their historical and social contexts.
Location: 1st Fl Reference N6757.V38 1998


Biographical Dictionary of Artists Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Biographical dictionary of artists (mostly Western) from pre-Christian times to the present. Each artist's entry includes dates, training, career, influences on his or her work, and, for approximately one-third of the artists, a brief bibliography of further reading.
Location: 1st Fl Reference N40.B53 1995


Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art and Artists Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Concise reference for information on artists, works of art, major schools and styles, and various movements throughout history.
Location: 1st Fl Reference N33.C59 2003


Contemporary Fashion Information Help Funding Source Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Provides biographical and critical coverage of primarily U.S. designers, milliners, footwear designers, fashion companies and textile houses. Entries include a biographical summary; primary and secondary bibliography that includes articles and exhibition catalogs; and a signed, critical essay written by an expert in the field as well as photographs.


Dictionary of Art Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
34-volume encyclopedia covering all aspects of the visual arts in all places at all times. Also known as the Grove Dictionary of Art and available online through Oxford Art Online.
Location: 1st Fl Reference N31.D5 1996


Dictionary of Art Historians Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
A biographical dictionary of art historians and museum professionals.


Dictionary of Women Artists Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Biographical dictionary of women artists born before 1945.
Location: 1st Fl Reference N8354.D53 1997


Encyclopedia of Comparative Iconography: Themes Depicted in Works of Art Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Encyclopedia of religious, social, cultural, and political themes that have been represented in art of all periods and media. Each essay addresses origins of the theme, historical background, symbolism, variations in presentation, how the theme evolved over time, and representative works.
Location: 1st Fl Reference N7560.E53 1998


Encyclopedia of Latin American & Caribbean Art Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Over 1,400 articles covering all major artistic developments in Latin America and the Caribbean from the colonial period to the present.
Location: 1st Fl Reference N6502.E53 2000


Encyclopedia of Twentieth-century Photography Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Offers information about photographers, equipment, styles, and other topics and terms related to photography.
Location: 1st Fl Reference TR642.E5 2006


Encyclopedia of World Art Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
16-volume encyclopedia offering information on artists, art works, styles, and movements around the world from pre-history to present.
Location: 1st Fl Reference N31.E4833


Gale Virtual Reference Library Information Help Funding Source Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Digital reference collection containing over 400 full text encyclopedias, almanacs, handbooks, and specialized reference books. Search all titles or browse titles by subject.
Click on the "Title LIst" for contents. Title List


Greek World: Art and Civilization in Magna Graecia and Sicily Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Although this is a catalogue from exhibitions in Cleveland and Tampa, the huge volume covers nearly every aspect of the evidence for Greeks in Southern Italy, with hundreds of illustrations with descriptions as well as many subject essays.
Location: Reference - DG55 .M3 G713 1996


Grove Encyclopedia of Classical Art and Architecture Information Help Funding Source Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Essays from biographies to thematic entries on architecture, ceramics, metalwork, mosaics, painting and sculpture in two volumes. There is also art historical and cultural information about art forms, artists, rulers, philosophers, architecture, renowned works of art, archaeological sites and stylistic developments. (pub.)
Location: 1st Fl Reference N5610.G76 2007 (ONLINE ALSO)


Handbook of Greek Art Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Detailed reference covering all forms of Greek art and architecture from painting and sculpture to gems and coins.
Location: 1st Fl Reference N5630.R49 2006


History of Modern Art: Painting, Sculpture, Architecture, Photography Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
A chronological, illustrated history of modern painting, sculpture, architecture, and photography from the late 19th century to the present.
Location: 1st Fl Reference N6490.A713 2004


Lives of the Great 20th-century Artists Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Biographies of 100 of the most notable artists of the 20th century illustrated with representative works and photos of the artists.
Location: 1st Fl Reference N6489.L83 1999


Modern Art: Painting, Sculpture, Architecture Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Survey of 20th century European & American painting, sculpture, architecture, and conceptual art.
Location: 1st Fl Reference N6447.H86 2000


New York Times Guide to the Arts of the 20th Century Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Reprints of 2,500 reviews, op-ed pieces, essays, and news reports from the New York Times on art, architecture, music, dance, theater, film, and television of the 20th century. Useful for exploring the public's reception and initial opinion of particular works at the time of their creation.
Location: 1st Fl Reference N6758.N48 2002


Official Museum Directory Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Directory of museums, galleries, and historic sites in the United States. Entries include contact information, operating hours, admission prices, exhibit information, and other special details.
Location: 1st Fl Reference AM10.A2O4


Oxford Art Online Information Help Funding Source Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
A comprehensive art reference work covering all forms of the visual arts: painting, sculpture, architecture, decorative arts, graphic design and photography, from prehistory to the 1990s. Find artist biographies, images of art works, definitions of key terms, and encyclopedia articles on art history topics.


Oxford Companion to Western Art Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Encyclopedia of art terms, artist biographies, and thematic articles related to the history of Western art from classical times to the present.
Location: 1st Fl Reference N33.O923 2001


Oxford History of Western Art Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
An in- depth overview of Western visual culture, presenting a 2700 year survey of the Western World's artistic heritage from classical Greece to the late 20th-century.
Location: 1st Fl Reference N5300.O96 2000


Oxford Reference - Art & Architecture Information Help Funding Source Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Art & architecture ebooks from Oxford Reference Online.


Oxford Reference Online Information Help Funding Source Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Digital collection of online reference books in all fields of study including dictionaries, encyclopedias, atlases, and subject reference works. Search by keyword or browse titles by subject.


Paris: city of art Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
An historical overview of the city's art & architecture, from the Middle Ages to modern times. Location: Reference N6850 .P44513 2003


Penguin Dictionary of Architecture and Landscape Architecture Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Covers key individuals, styles, movements, materials, and terms from ancient times to the present.
Location: 1st Fl Reference NA31.F55 1999


Tribal Arts of Africa Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Survey African art created before 1920.
Location: 1st Fl Reference N7380.B28 1998


Who's Who in American Art Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Biographical dictionary of artists, critics, curators, administrators, historians, collectors, conservators, dealers ? everyone who?s anyone in the visual arts in the United States.
Location: 1st Fl Reference N6536.W5


World History of Photography Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Covers the history of photography from the camera lucida to the latest digital imaging technologies.
Location: 1st Fl Reference TR15.R67 1997


Resources freely available on the Internet.

Art History on the Web Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Gateway to web resources related to art history.


ART-Guide Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Provides access to art history websites, such as subject gateways, image databases, search engines, or mailing lists. The collection covers the full range of European medieval, modern, and contemporary art history, and Aesthetics.


Artists and Art Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Biographies of modern and contemporary artists with links to related web sites and images of their work.


Census of Antique Works of Art and Architecture Known in the Renaissance Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
An interdisciplinary research database containing documentation on the antique monuments known in the Renaissance. Includes related Renaissance documents such as texts and images; information about locations, persons, and periods; and bibliographic data.


Infomine: Visual and Performing Arts Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Searchable index of scholarly Internet resources in the visual and performing arts.


Intute: Arts and Humanities Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Directory of internet resources in the arts and humanities arranged according to field.


MuseumsUSA Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Directory of museums in the United States. Browse by state or type of museum.


National Center for Afro-American Artists Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
The website offers general information, glimpses of current and permanent exhibitions in the museum, and a calendar of events.


SmART History Information Help Funding Source Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Smarthistory.org is a free and open, not-for-profit, art history textbook. We use multimedia to deliver unscripted conversations between art historians about the history of art.


Timeline of Art History Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
A chronological, geographical, and thematic exploration of art history from prehistory to the present day, as illustrated by the Metropolitan Museum of Art's collection.


Journals and periodicals available online or in print at the CSI Library.

Art, Architecture, & Applied Arts Journals Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
All art journals available in print or online via the CSI Library. Click on a subject heading to see all of the journals associated with that subject.


Images, audio, video, software, and other media resources.

Art Museum Image Gallery Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Digital library containing over 155,000 art images from the museum collections around the world. Many include curatorial text, provenance data, multiple views, and related multimedia. Spans artistic creation from 3000 B.C. to the present, with fine and decorative art from the cultures of Africa, Asia, Europe, and the Americas, including Native American and Meso-American peoples.


Art Resource Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
A digital library of over 250,000 keyword-searchable fine art images from museums and galleries all over the world.


Artcyclopedia Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Searchable index of art images and digital museum collections on the web. Search by artist, work, or museum.


ARTstor Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
ARTstor is a digital library of over one million images in the areas of art, architecture, the humanities, and social sciences with a set of tools to view, present, and manage images for research and teaching purposes. Faculty members may request "instructor privileges" which provide enhanced functionality, including the ability to create shared folders, instructor commentary, and personal collections. To request "instructor privilege" please contact Mark Aaron Polger at MarkAaron.Polger@csi.cuny.edu


Bridgeman Art Library Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Database of fine art images from over 8,000 collections and 29,000 artists.


Finding Images on the Web Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
A guide to finding images on the web by Boston University Libraries.


Google Image Search Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Search over one billion indexed images on the web.


New York Public Library Digital Gallery Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Access to over 600,000 images digitized from primary sources and printed rarities in the collections of The New York Public Library, including illuminated manuscripts, historical maps, vintage posters, rare prints and photographs, illustrated books, printed ephemera, and more.


Visual Collections Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Digital collection of over 300,000 images of art works from museums, universities and private collections throughout the world.


Web Gallery of Art Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Virtual museum and searchable database of European painting and sculpture from 12th to mid-19th centuries. Includes artist biographies, picture commentaries, provenance, and glossary.


Wikimedia Commons Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Repository of freely licensed and public domain images, audio, video, and other media.


WorldImages Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Database of over 65,000 images, mostly focused on art and architecture.


Guides for conducting research, writing papers, citing sources, and creating bibliographies.

Chicago Manual of Style Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
The authoratative source for Chicago citation style and writing guidelines used in History and the Humanities.
Location: 1st Fl Reference Z253.U69 2003


Chicago Manual of Style Online Information Help Funding Source Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Electronic edition of the Chicago Manual of Style, the authoritative source for Chicago citation style and writing guidelines used in History and the Humanities. Print edition located in Reference [Call Number: Z253.U69 2003]


Look!: The Fundamentals of Art History Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Handbook presenting various methods for analyzing art, examining its historical context, taking notes and creating outlines, and writing research papers.
Location: 1st Fl Reserves N345.D26 2006


MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
The authoratative source for MLA citation style and writing guidelines; most commonly used in English and the Humanities.
Location: 1st Fl Reference LB2369.G53 2003


RefWorks Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Web-based bibliographic citation manager that allows researchers to create their own personal database of research references by importing records from library catalogs and online databases. Researchers can organize, store, and access their references from their online RefWorks account as well as automatically generate formatted citations and bibliographies in any style. For the college login information, contact the Library Reference Desk (718.982.4010) or Naomi Gold (718.982.4097). RefWorks Tutorial


Short Guide to Writing About Art Information Help Funding Source Full/Some Full Text Subscription Resource - Proxy Access CUNY Access
Equips students to analyze art and architecture and prepares them with the tools they need to present their ideas effectively in writing.
Location: 3rd Fl Stacks N7476.B37 2003


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