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Visual Arts: Start Here

Resources for visual artists and students of art history.

About this Guide

This guide will help you develop a research topic and assist you throughout the research process with information and links to relevant resources.

There are many types of resources that will help throughout the research process including reference books, article databases, and art images and media themselves.

The School of Arts and Sciences supports a Museum Studies certificate program and a Minor in Visual and Performing Arts.

Quick Start

These are some good library resources to use when selecting and become familiar with a topic related to the visual arts.  Use these databases to find background information and keywords you can use in future searches.

Map your Research

Use these organizers to help track keywords/search terms, databases, journals and more throughout your resesarch process.