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  Research and Writing Resources


Access to Library Resources

  • How to access databases from office campus
  • How to find scholarly articles
  • How to find journals
  • Interlibrary loan (ILL) and requirements for borrowing through ILL    
  •   Other Useful Links

    • Web Evaluation
      Learn the criteria for deciding which websites have reliable information.
    • Search Tips
      Help with searching the online catalog and electronic databases.
    • Research Assistance
      Schedule a research consultation with a librarian during the planning stages of your research assignment or class project. These sessions can be conducted face to face, by email, online chat sessions, or by phone.
    • Interlibrary Loan
      Interlibrary Loan is a service provided by O'Kelly Library that assists you in obtaining materials we do not have from other libraries. It takes from 3 - 10 business days to receive materials after requesting them. Click on the link below to request an item online or visit us at the library for assistance.


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     Research Databases (Find articles, eBooks, and other resources)

    • Art & Architecture Complete
    • Access World News
      Find newspaper articles on your artists. Especially those that may not be well known.
    • International Review of African-American Art
    • International Review of African-American Art
      Journal Access
    • Art Full Text
      Covers all aspects of art, including international and non-Western. Contains over 400 leading art journals, indexing from 1984, full text from 1997.
    • Oxford Art Online
      Contains full text articles on all aspects of art including biographies of artists and thier works. Please use wssurams as the username and password to access Oxford Art Online (formerly Grove Art Online) from off campus.
    • JSTOR
      Contains full-text scholarly articles dating from the 19th century. Most articles appear 2-5 years after publication. Includes all academic subjects including art.
    • Project Muse
      Provides full-text “scholarly” articles from the social sciences and humanities including art.
    • ProQuest Research Library
      Provides magazine, newspaper and scholarly journal articles in all areas of academic study including art. Indexing from 1971-present, full text varies by title.
    • Academic Search Premier
      Search for articles from all academic disciplines including art.

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    Research Databases for Art Images

    Credible Art Websites

    Since anybody can publish on the web, it is important to use authoritative or credible websites for your research.  Using the following reviewed websites and knowing how to evaluate websites yourself can help. 

    • Voice of the Shuttle
      Extensive site for the humanities.
    • ArtLex
      A dictionary of visual arts including pronunciation, diagrams, images, quotations and more links
    • Ask Art
      Includes art appraisals, art for sale, auction records and miscellaneous artists.

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