Art Resource Guide
There are many resources in the library which will provide information on this topic. The purpose of this Subject Guide is to give you some suggestions for getting started. Please keep in mind that another important resource is the librarian at the Reference Desk, 732.987.2422 or email firstname.lastname@example.org, who can suggest other useful sources and assist you in using the library catalog and the indexes.
Online Library Catalog
The Library Catalog lists the books, maps, audiovisual materials & periodical titles in the university library. Some possible ways to search for materials in art would be:
Name of a particular artist MICHELANGELO, VAN GOGH
Term for group of artists WOMEN ARTISTS, FRENCH PAINTERS
Term for artistic movement or period IMPRESSIONISM, MEDIEVAL ART
Term for type of art work SCULPTURE, PAINTING
Use Complex Search for more options, like searching for the Item Type video.
Searching by topic in these indexes will give you a list of articles. Many articles will be full text. These databases are available from on or off campus.
Academic Search Premier
If an article is not full text, click on "Find Full Text" to see if GCU owns the journal electronically in another database or in print/fiche/film in the library.
This is just a small sample of available titles. Browse through the "N" classification
in the Reference area to find many others.
|The Dictionary of Art (34v)
||REF N31.D5 1996
|Encyclopedia of World Art (17v)
|Dictionary of art terms
||REF N33.E5 1984
|Oxford companion to art
|Art Information and the Internet
||REF N59.J66 1999
|The Oxford Companion to Christian Art & Architecture
||REF N7830.M87 1996
|Contemporary Women Artists
||REF N8354.C66 1999
|A History of Architecture
||REF NA200.F63 1975b
Grove Art Online
Encyclopedia Britannica Online