ART 273: European Art, 1830-1900 (Spring 2010)
Find background information
Use reference sources to get ideas for topics, to get background information, and to guide you
to additional information.
Oxford Art Online (includes Grove Art Online)
Encyclopedia or the Romantic Era
Ref NX 452.5 .R64 E53 2004 v. 1-2
Ref ND 467 .W66 1995 v. 1-2
Search the library catalog for books
- Select BOOKS from the Library home page. To find
books for this class use word, phrase, and subject terms relevant to your research topic.
- When you discover a book of interest, select the "DETAILS" tab, and then the "FULL RECORD" tab to look at
Subject terms assigned to the book. Click on a subject term to find other books on your topic in the
- If the book you want is already checked out to someone else, use the Library's
EZ-Borrow service to get it from
another library in Pennsylvania.
- After you've searched the F&M Library Catalog for books on your topic, search
WorldCat for a broader view of books on your topic
that are held by other libraries in the world. Use the information in a book's WorldCat record to get it
through Interlibrary Loan.
Search library databases for academic journal articles and other published research
Available from the Library home page under A to Z List. Browse the list to find searchable databases relevant to your
particular topic. The databases listed below are the ones most likely to be useful in ART273.
Art Full Text
Provides Indexing from 1982, Abstracting from 1984, and select Full Text from 1994 for a variety of international English-language
arts publications. This link launches "OmniFile Full Text Mega." From there choose "Art" from the Subject Area box.
Arts and Humanities Citation Index
Indexes articles, bibliographies, editorials, letters, reviews, and more from the world's leading arts and humanities journals.
Coverage is 1980 to the present.
of the History of Art (BHA)
Indexing and abstracting from 1973 for art-related books, conference proceedings and dissertations, exhibition and dealer's catalogs, and
articles from more than 1,400 periodicals. Subject coverage: European and American art from late antiquity to the present.
HURRY!! BHA expires March 31, 2010.
A collection of articles from over 1500 scholarly journals, many dating from the nineteenth-century to the last 4 or 5
years. Select Advanced Search to search according to discipline.
- If your article citation doesn't include a link to full-text content, search the library's
Journal titles list to see if we
have the article in some other format. If we don't, use Interlibrary Loan to order it. (Remember: search the Journal titles list for the name
of the journal the article is in, not the name of the article!)
External web sites
Metropolitan Museum of Art
Philadelphia Museum of Art
Evaluating and Citing Sources
- Email Louise Kulp at firstname.lastname@example.org or call her at
717-291-4242 for further assistance, or fill out a research appointment request form to have an extremely helpful
consultation designed just for you and your project!
Created March 2010, L. Kulp