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Art and Art History : Major Resources

collection of e-resources useful for art historical research

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Anna Simon
Kohler Art Library
160b Elvehjem Building
800 University Ave.
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Art Encyclopedia/Background Information

Major Art Research Databases (Articles)

Interdisciplinary databases

Special Topic 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

Critical Theory

Looking at Art