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University of Wisconsin - Madison Libraries

Research Guides

Art History : Major Resources

collection of e-resources useful for art historical research

Librarian Profile

Art Group
Contact:
160 Conrad A. Elvehjem Building
800 University Avenue
Madison, WI 53706
(608) 263-2258 (Desk) - 263-2257 (Ref)
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Art Encyclopedia

Major Art Research (Articles) Databases

Special Focus Art Research Databases

Art Libraries

#1 hint:  Visit the Kohler Art Library and make full use of our collection.  Kohler Art Library has over 175,000 art-related volumes for your research needs.  Search the library catalog for call numbers.  When you retrieve books from the shelves, look at the books nearby since they are often on the same topic.

#2:  Also try searching online catalogs of other major art libraries to identify books in their special focus collections.  Although private museum libraries rarely make interlibrary loans, you may be able to borrow from another location.  UW-Madison students/faculty can submit requests via interlibrary loan

Selected libraries for research include:

Art Images

Web Portal to Art Sites

Looking at Art