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Art Subject Guide

  • Use books for historical information and prints or plates of art works
  • Books about Art may be found by browsing the General Book Collection or Reference Stacks in the call number N
  • Journal articles contain more recent information
  • Journal and magazines can also offer more on new or obscure artists


Search Databases by subject or topic to find scholarly articles and other information appropriate for your assignments.


WorldCat, the Library Catalog, and ILLiad are your gateways to the books (videos, DVDs, CDs, etc.) you need for your research.


There are many websites relevant to Art. The library uses to track and organize websites. If you want to share a website relevant to an assignment with Ship students, please tag it in with: ShipLibrary, ArtGuide, [and the relevant course number, e.g. art101].