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Art and Art History Resources: About this Guide

Useful databases and web resources for art and art history

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About this Guide

This LibGuide is set up to help you locate material to research topics in art history.  It is arranged in the most logical way to begin research, but you are free to consult the contents of each tab individually. 

Art books owned by RIC are located on the 2nd floor of the Library, with call numbers starting with the letter N. You will, of course, find resources in other parts of the library.

For further help, please consult with the Reference Librarians, on the 3rd floor.

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Your RIC ID is your library card throughout the HELIN system. You need to activate your card online or in person at the Circulation Desk before you can use it. You can get an ID at the Campus Card Office in the Student Union. You can use the card for:

  • In-person borrowing
  • HELIN Loan and In-Rhode Loan requests (average turn-around time is 3 to 5 working days)
  • Access to digital library resources from off campus
  • Borrow laptops and ipads from the Reserve area of the library

Citing Sources

Dr. Susette Newberry and Dr. Natasha Seaman

I am very grateful to Dr.Susan Newberry of Cornell University for letting me borrow several tabs on Copyright, Images on the Web,and Multimedia from her excellent Images LibGuide.  Thank you Susette!  I would also like to thank Rhode Island College's Dr. Natasha Seaman for suggesting numerous web sites for images for this LibGuide.  Thank you Natasha!

Former Cataloging & Digital Initiatives Librarian

Kresten Jespersen
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