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Art and Art History

Librarian-curated research guide for Art and Art History resources

New Books in Art and Art History

The Goods of Design: professional ethics for designers
Speculative Landscapes
Diego Rivera's America
Viking Art
Botanical Entanglements

Tips for Searching

Subject headings can offer a more accurate and comprehensive way of searching than keyword searching. Subject headings are often found on the side of search results or within a book or article record (summary).

Sample subject headings from the library catalog:

Remember to try searching for art by the country, time period, medium, or style, as well as for particular artists by name.

Looking for Ebooks?

Youtube Video - How to Search for Ebooks

Special Resource: Images

Most of the resources listed here are available only to Calvin users, but if you're looking for open access images (free or public domain), check out the suggestions in one of these comprehensive guides created by other librarians: