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Art, Art History & Architecture Research Guide

Use this page as a starting point for your research in Art, Art History, and Architecture.

Welcome to the CCSU Library's Art, Art History & Architecture Research Guide

This guide will help you locate information on research topics involving Art, the history of Art, as well as Architecture.

Do you need to find biographical information about an artist? Begin by clicking the Art Databases tab (above). Choose the Oxford Art Online database, and then  click on the word Biographies (toward the top of the screen and to the left).

Need to examine an image of Botticelli's la Primavera? Click the Image Resources tab (above), select the Grove Art Online database, and begin your search.

Beginning a research paper about Frank Lloyd Wright's Fallingwater? Try the Scopus database to locate journal articles on the topic.

If you're planning a trip -- in person or online -- to a museum,consider previewing the collection by clicking the Websites tab (above) and looking through the list of sites.



Quickly browse library materials

For library materials on art and its related subjects, check in the fourth stack at the call numbers that begin with the following letters:

NA -- Architecture

NB -- Sculpture

NC -- Drawing, Design, and Illustration

ND -- Painting

NE -- Print Media

NK -- Decorative Arts

NX -- Art (general) 

Local Art Resources

Need to request something CCSU doesn't own?

New students, transfer students, and individuals who have never ordered an item through Interlibrary loan (ILL) should set up an account.

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