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Resource Guide:
Fine Arts

Digital Open Education Resources

Websites and Digital Archives

Subject Headings

Subject headings are selected terms to represent a topic. Searching subject headings in the library catalog will bring the most complete list of results. Below are some example subject headings. More subject headings can be located in the red books at the reference desk.

  • Art
  • Art movements
  • Artistic photography
  • Collage
  • Commercial art
  • Graphic arts
  • Illustrations
  • Mural painting and decoration
  • Proportion (art)
  • Sculpture
  • Symbolism in art

Research Databases

Online Journals

The following journals supply articles to the library’s databases. You can see if a specific journal supplies articles to our databases by searching the journal title on the library journal page.

  • Art in America (on display)
  • Art and Research: A Journal of Ideas, Context and Methods
  • Art Bulletin
  • Art History
  • Art Journal

Print Materials at the Von Canon Library

Below are some selected materials in the library with their shelving locations. Browsing in the listed areas of the library will help you find more materials for your topic.

Title Call Number
Art and its significance : an anthology of aesthetic theoryREMOTE BH 39 .A69
Art treasures of the Vatican : architecture, painting, sculptureN 2940 .A77
The Artist in society : rights, roles, and responsibilitiesNX 180 .A77 A5 1994
Artists’ techniques and materialsN 7430 .F8413 2006
The Oxford companion to artN 33 .O9 1979
Artistic researcheBook 2004
Concise Oxford dictionary of art termseBook 2001