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ARTH 490 Senior Thesis in Art History : Home

Library resources for researching art history topics and preparing presentations

Search Pepperdine's eBook Collections

Online books

Online books can be found through a search of the library catalog; limit your search result to Format: Book: ebook

Many ebooks can be read by multiple people at the same times

You can search the full-text of books in collections of e-books such as:

Other collections containing some books on art and art history topics:

Finding Articles

ARTstor Images for Your Presentation/Paper

Flowers sent as a gift - David Hockney

 Hockney, David. Flowers Sent as a Gift. 1995, Oil on canvas. Exhibited at André Emmerich Gallery, Spring 1996. Image and original data provided by Larry Qualls. ARTstor.

 Find images for your presentation or paper in the database,  ARTstor.  Log on to ARTstor, create a personal account and create an image group.  Then view information on how to Export to Power Point

You can search ARTstor by the name of an art work, by geography, by classification (for example, architecture), or by collection (for example, Beyond the Taj).  Use the Advanced Search to limit by date.

Helpful videos on using ARTstor can be found on YouTube

Chicago Style Citation Guidelines

Citation Style Guides:

Getting Started

For background information, start with an exhaustive reference work such as  Grove Art Online.  The online edition  is updated regularly.  A print copy (The dictionary of art)   is available in the Starr Collection:  Starr N 31 .D5 1996

Bibliographies located in books or at the end of journal articles can be very helpful.  To learn if Pepperdine has access to a particular journal, search for the name of the journal in the library catalog, or use the 'E-journals' search feature on the Library's Web site.

Interesting Online Books

Course Description

Students will research and write an extensive paper on an art history topic selected in consultation with an advisor. Students will share the results of their research projects in formal oral presentations.

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