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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

Tips for Searching

Subject headings are often a more accurate and comprehensive way of searching for a topic than keyword searching. Subject headings can be found on the left-hand column of search results in the catalog, or at the end of a book's catalog entry. 

Here are some sample subject searches: 

Remember to try searching for art by the country, time period, medium, style, or school of art. You can also search for particular artists by name; for very famous artists there may be too many results, so you might want to add to your subject search things like "portraits" or "sketchbooks" or "criticism."

Not Finding What You're Looking For?

Even if Hekman Library doesn't own a particular book or article that you need, you can borrow or get a copy from another library through our MeL and ILL sharing services. Just use the links below to search outside of Hekman's holdings and make requests - if you have any questions or problems, the librarians are always available to help!