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Welcome to the Art Research Guide!  Here you can find resources from the Library and the web to assist you with classwork and research.

On this page, you will find the library's hours and introductory information about how to begin research.  Continue to navigate the guide by clicking on the tabs above for books, e-books, articles, web resources, research help, and subject pages.

If you need additional help or if you didn't find what you were looking for, click the E-mail Me link under my picture, or type your question into the Ask Us box.

Major Art Sites

Major Art Sites

The Heilbrunn Timeline offers art essays, geographic chronologies, and profiles of the works of art housed throughout the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Art on the Web-  Provides links to art resources on the web, searchable by topic.

ArtCyclopedia-  A fine arts search engine, mainly searchable by the artist's name. 9,000 artists listed.

Voice of the Shuttle-  An excellent compilation of general art history resources.  Also browse art history by continent. World Wide Arts Resources-  Founded by Markus Kruse, WWAR is a gateway to a wide variety of visual arts resources on the web.

The National Gallery of Art's Learning Resources Online Catalogue offers access to pdf's, podcasts and more.

Resources in Art and Architecture on the Web Karen Bouchard of Brown University has compiled resources on art and architecture.  Browse by culture, region, subject, time period, type, etc.


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