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ARTH 490 Senior Thesis in Art History

Library resources for researching art history topics and preparing presentations

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.

Finding Articles

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:

Interesting Online Books

Chicago Style Citation Guidelines

Citation Style Guides: