To find books, audio/visual materials, or print periodicals on your topic, conduct a keyword or subject search in the Library Catalog.
Try synonyms and related terms:
outsider art OR folk art
graphic novels OR comics
divisionism OR pointillism
From the information you find in the Catalog, be sure to note:
To become more familiar with finding materials in the Library's print collection, here's a guide to using Library of Congress call numbers:
Click on the links below to search for articles from periodicals (magazines, journals, newspapers, etc.) and for information from electronic books and multimedia resources. From off-campus, you will need to enter the barcode number from the back of your AACC photo ID or Truxal Library card.
Millions of images of historical and contemporary architecture, decorative arts, design, painting, photography, sculpture, and other forms of visual culture; includes zooming, panning, and rotating functions, as well as physical details
Oxford Art Online
Information about art and artists from Grove Art Online, The Oxford Companion to Western Art, The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms, and The Encyclopedia of Aesthetics
Academic Search Premier
Articles from periodicals like Art Bulletin, Art in America, Art Journal, Art Monthly, Journal of Visual Art Practice, and more
Articles from periodicals like Afterimage, ArtForum International, Art Business News, and more
JSTOR Arts & Sciences Collection
Full text of older issues of periodicals like American Art Journal, Art Bulletin, Art Journal, Design Quarterly, and more
EBSCO eBook Collection
Includes thousands of electronic books about art and artists
Includes hundreds of titles about art and artists
ABC-CLIO eBook Collection
Contains a number of books dealing with art, artists, aesthetics, and art history
Book titles like 100 Ideas that Changed Art, Aesthetics A-Z, Encyclopedia of American Folk Art, Thames and Hudson Dictionary of Graphic Design and Designers, and more
Academic Video Online
Important documentaries and more about art and artists
Try National Newspapers & The Sun for current and historical exhibit reviews and news
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