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Library Resources for Art Research

 
Frankenthaler, Helen. Chairman of the Board. 1971. The Museum of Modern Art, New York. ARTstor. Web. 4 June 2014.
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  • For books about an artist (or art work or period), try a keyword search:
    Example: Keyword: dali and paint*
     
  • For books with criticism of an artist (or art work or art period), try a subject search:
    Example: Subject Keyword: lautrec and criticism
    Example: Subject Keyword: lautrec and interpretation
     
  • For books about an artist's life, try a keyword search:
    Example: Keyword: Stieglitz and biography
     
  • For books written by an artist (letters, autobiography, notebook, diary, or books with many illustrations by an artist, etc.), try an author search:
    Example: Author (last name first): picasso, pablo paul
    Example: Author (last name first): matisse


Films on Demand: Art & Architecture Restricted Resource Resource contains videodatabase
Streaming video on topics in applied art, art history, photography, and more.
 
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CAMIO Restricted Resource elm Resource contains imagesdatabase
A growing online collection of images documenting works of art from around the world. Images cover photographs, prints, sculpture, paintings, decorative arts, costume and jewelry, textiles, architecture and more. Images may be used for educational and research purposes, but may not be published or otherwise distributed.

Bridgeman Art Library Archive Restricted Resource Resource contains imageseref
The Bridgeman Art Library Archives is an outstanding archive of images drawn from collections throughout the world. It includes paintings, drawings, statues, ceramics, historical maps, etc. Available here from our Credo subscription.                    
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Art Full Text Restricted Resource findit database
Provides indexing and abstracting of over 600 periodicals dating as far back as 1984, including 280 peer-reviewed journals, including full-text articles from more than 300 periodicals dating back to 1995. Also provides indexing and abstracting of over 13,000 art dissertations.
Note: For articles published from 1929-1984, use the print version of Art Index, available on the Miller Center Reference Index Shelves.

JSTOR Restricted Resource Some full text availabledatabase
JSTOR provides unique access to full text backfiles for more than 120 "core" scholarly journals in anthropology, ecology, economics, education, general science, history, literature, mathematics, political science, and philosophy. JSTOR's agreement with publishers provides a "moving wall" for access and does not allow access to fulltext for the most recent 2-5 years of articles.

Project Muse Restricted Resource Some full text availabledatabase
Full-text access to more than 150 scholarly journals and eBooks in all disciplines published by Johns Hopkins University and several other university presses.

Academic Search Premier (all topics) from EBSCO Restricted Resource Some full text availablefindit elm database
Academic Search Premier (ASP) contains indexing for nearly 8,050 publications, with full text for more than 4,600 of those titles. ASP provides full-text coverage in biology, chemistry, education, engineering, humanities, physics, psychology, religion and theology, sociology, etc. Tip: Click the check box to limit to Academic (Peer Reviewed) Journals.
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Subject Specialist
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Jennifer Quinlan
Associate Professor, Research Librarian
MC 140G
(320) 308-5626
jmquinlan@stcloudstate.edu

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Useful books to consider:
  A Short Guide to Writing About Art.
by Sylvan Barnet
Miller Center Main Collection,
3rd floor,
Call Number: N7476 .B37 2011
More information here:
https://mplus.mnpals.net/vufind/Record/007242517
 
 
Writing About Art
by Henry M. Sayre
Miller Center Main Collection,
3rd floor,
Call number: N7476 .S29 2009
More information here:
https://mplus.mnpals.net/vufind/Record/007242524
Art books in the Miller Center
Miller Center 3rd Floor:

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Most art books are on the 3rd floor of the Miller Center Library.

Art book call numbers start with:
N = visual arts
NA = architecture
NB = sculpture
NC = drawing, design, illustration
ND = painting
NE = print media
NK = decorative arts
NX = arts in general

Oversized art books are located on the far west end of the Ns near the NXs.
 
Miller Center west Basement:

 

Photography books are in the west basement of the Miller Center Library. Photography book call numbers start with:

TR1-1050 Photography
TR250-265 Cameras
TR287-500 Photographic processing. Darkroom technique
TR504-508 Transparencies. Diapositives
TR510-545 Color photography
TR550-581 Studio and laboratory
TR590-620 Lighting
TR624-835 Applied photography (artistic, commercial, medical photography, photocopying processes)
TR845-899 Cinematography. Motion pictures
TR925-1050 Photomechanical processes
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