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ARTH 100 (History of Art) Course Guide: Find Articles

This guide will help you find books, articles, and websites on art history. The guide was created to support students in Art 100.

Scholarly Articles

You can use the library's Main Search to find articles. After you've searched for your artist, artwork, or related terms (artistic movement, place, period, etc.), use the Limiters on the left hand side to find "Scholarly Articles" only.

You can also use specific databases, which will give you fewer results but sometimes are more focused so you don't have to hunt through them. The three best for Art research are listed below.

Useful Databases

Has your instructor told you to use the library's databases to find sources for your paper?

Our databases provide you with access to thousands of articles from scholarly journals, magazines and newspapers. 

NEIU Ronald Williams Library. (2013, Sep 17). What are the library databases and which one should I use? [Video file]. Retrieved from