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Art History

Research Guide for Art History
Consult this guide for resources about Art Museums.


Research Guide for Newspapers
Find newspaper articles, both current and historical, on your topic by using the resources listed on this guide.


Research Guide for Statistics
Find statistics, both current and historical, for many fields of study.

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Catalyst search reserves options

Search by course number or instructor name for print reserve materials.

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Search the resources below for basic, background information in many fields of study.

For a more complete list, consult Research Tools: Background.

Auction Information

The Library does not subscribe to any current source for art auction information.  However, limted auction data is available at the websites below for free; more current or complete information can be acquired if you personally subscribe to these services.

It's possible that articles in journals and trade publications may have some auction information.  So, you may wish to search Art Full Text to see if articles have been published on the object you're researching.

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