Art research requires the consultation of many different kinds of sources from scholarly articles, books, and images of works of art. This guide provides a quick overview of common materials and sources students may need to consult when preparing research papers and didactics as well as sources for inspiration and the development of technical mastery of their own creative work.
Art Full Text is a database of the scholarly, popular, and trade literature on art as well as information from museums. You can access articles from journals like African Arts, American Art, Art Education, and October.
JSTOR (www.jstor.org) is a not-for-profit organization with a dual mission to create and maintain a trusted archive of important scholarly journals, and to provide access to these journals as widely as possible. Content in JSTOR spans many disciplines, primarily in the humanities and social sciences. For complete lists of titles and collections, please refer to http://www.jstor.org/about/collection.list.html.