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Interpreting Art

Exploratory Research

  Gale Virtual Reference Library

  Dictionary of Art

  Grove Encyclopedia of American Art

  Dictionary of Women Artists.


Falvey Library Catalog
Search and browse Falvey Memorial Library’s collection of books, journals, audio/video materials, electronic resources and more.

WorldCat (OCLC)
WorldCat is a catalog of library collections worldwide. WorldCat highlights publications available at Villanova University. Other items can be requested via an inter-library loan request form.
WorldCat Step-by-Step is a self-paced interactive tutorial for students new to this resource.

Journal Articles

Art Full Text (EBSCO)
Art Full Text is a bibliographic database that indexes and abstracts articles from periodicals published throughout the world. Full-text coverage for selected periodicals is also included.

ARTbibliographies Modern (ProQuest)
The database's scope extends from artists and movements beginning with Impressionism, in the late 19th century, up to recent works and trends in the late 20th century. It incorporates abstracts of journal articles, books, essays, and exhibition catalogs and reviews.

A searchable and browsable archive of full-text core journals. Use the Advanced Search feature in order to limit to art and/or architecture journals.

Art Index Retrospective: 1929-1984 (EBSCO)
Indexes art, art history, and architecture journals published between 1929 and 1984.

Newspapers and Magazines

Historical New York Times: 1851-2011 (ProQuest)
Complete archive from 1851 to the present with the exception of the most recent two years.

Readers' Guide Full Text Mega (EBSCO)
Indexes over 450 periodicals as far back as 1983.

Readers' Guide Retrospective: 1890-1982 (EBSCO)
Provides indexing of over three million articles from more than 550 leading magazines, including full coverage of the original print volumes of Readers’ Guide to Periodical Literature™. Subject coverage includes arts, business, computers, crafts, dance, drama, education, entertainment, fashion, film & television, food, gardening, health and medicine, home improvement, literature, news and current events, photography, popular and classical music, politics, popular culture, religion, sports and fitness, technology, transportation, travel and more.



  Google Art Project

  Wikimedia Commons

  Falvey Library Catalog

  National Gallery of Art Images (NGA)

  Getty Open Content Program

  Google Images

Citing Your Sources

Chicago Manual of Style Online
The 16th edition of the standard style manual used by writers and editors of scholarly books and journals.
For a quick introduction watch the online tutorial A Brief Introduction to the Chicago Manual of Style.
Chicago-Style Step-by-Step is a self-paced interactive tutorial for students new to Chicago Style.
Use the Chicago-Style Citation Quick Guide for easy reference.

Schedule an Appointment with Jutta

jseibert Jutta Seibert
Team Leader - Academic Integration
Falvey Library, Villanova University
800 Lancaster Avenue
Villanova , PA , 19085
Room 228

Jutta Seibert is the subject librarian for Art History and is available for research consultations, instruction, curricular support & purchase requests.

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