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*ART RESEARCH*: Home

Discover which source or database to use, how to find an article, book, ebook, or video, get citing examples, and help from a librarian with an assignment.

What's in this guide?

Articles

  • How to find reproductions of art works in major museum collections and locate subject entry bibliographies for related books/articles on a topic
  • Recommended search engines to discover art journal articles

Peer reviewed articles

  • Definition of peer review process for scholarly journals
  • Verifying journal is peer-reviewed

Books/eBooks

  • Books and videos/CDs to check out at Northwest
  • Books to borrow from other libraries

Art by Time Period

  • Guidelines for how to find representative books and articles on various topics related to historical times periods in art history

Art Reproductions

  • Learn how to locate art work reproductions onlineand in library collections for master drawing assignments

Videos

  • Learn how to locate streaming video content in the B. D. Owens collections and selected DVD content in B. D. Owens collections

Citing

  • Examples of MLA references and in-text citations
  • Link to full MLA guide

Off-campus access

  • Get answers of how to access the library's electronic resources 
  • Find troubleshooting tips

Ask a Librarian

  • Ask for research help at the Library Services Desk, using chat, email, phone
  • Email any one of the librarians for a research appointment tailored to your paper/project

Ask a Librarian

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