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Welcome to the Art LibGuide.This subject guide is designed to provide research assistance and links to books, ebooks, articles in magazines and journals, databases, reference sources and other research material available through Leatherby Libraries' print and online resources -- and the Internet.

The tabs near the top of the screen can help you locate the type of specific resources necessary for your research:

Databases are useful for finding peer-reviewed articles, dissertations, book reviews, and more.

Internet Guides
Links to web sites for Art 
online resources, publications, and associations.

Reference Guides
Print reference resources sources in the Leatherby Libraries Reference collection.

New Materials
Find out what new Art
 books and materials are available through Leatherby Libraries.

Looking for an image online?  Try these.


  • Hugh Bell Photography
    The photography of Hugh Bell, renowned art and commercial photographer (1950s-1970s) is now available for viewing courtesy of Gartenberg Media. His topics included the jazz scene, Spain, the West Indies, theater and dance, and many others.
  • San Francisco Museum of Art
    After a three year renovation, the San Francisco Museum of Art is finally open.
  • Tate Museum Renovation -- More Than Expansion
    The Tate Museum in London is slated to open on June 17 and "its ambition could hardly be loftier: to redefine the museum for the twenty-first century."
  • The Ghent Altarpiece
    The Getty Foundation and the region of Flanders have created a 1-billion-pixel digital image of The Ghent Altarpiece that allows you to zoom in so incredibly close.
  • Rauschenberg Foundation Eases Copyright Restrictions
    The Rauschenberg Foundation has decided to adopt a new policy of making images of Rauschenberg work much more widely available free. In doing so, it is urging other artists’ estates and foundations to take a hard look at protections it believes — in the name of safeguarding works from piracy or misuse — have become too restrictive, especially in the digital era.
  • Metropolitan Museum of Art -- Free Downloads of Their Publications
    Five decades of Met publications on art history, available to read, download, and/or search for free!

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