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AD/WGSS 307i: Women in the Visual Arts   Tags: 307, 307i, art & design, wgss  

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Key Databases

  • Oxford Art Online  
    Includes Grove Art Online, the Encyclopedia of Aesthetics, the Benezit Dictionary of Artists, and The Oxford Companion to Western Art, and more. Look up artists or movements for basic information. For a starting point, look up "Women and art history" or "Feminism and art".
  • ARTstor  
    A digital library of approximately 550,000 images in the areas of art, architecture, the humanities, and social sciences. Downloading images requires you to create a free personal account while logged in on campus.
  • Academic Search Complete  
    Multii-discplinary database of full-text articles from scholarly journals.
  • Art & Architecture Complete  
    Art & Architecture Complete provides access to full text for over 240 periodicals and 140 books, as well as selective coverage for over 50 publications.
  • International Bibliography of Art (IBA)  
    IBA is the successor to the Bibliography of the History of Art (BHA). The database includes records created by the Getty Research Institute in 2008-09, with new records created by ProQuest.
  • Women and Social Movements, Scholars Edition  
    Collection of primary resources on women's history and social movements.

Also Try

Archival and Primary Resource Collections

Try these websites to locate primary sources. Keep mind: most archives cannot afford to digitize their collections, so some will have lists called finding aids that describe what is in their physical archive.


Search I-Share @ Morris Library, the library's catalog

Search books, journals, government documents, videos, DVDs, music CDs, and music scores.

Search I-Share @ Morris Library

Suggested Searches:

Women Artists AND History

Women Artists AND Feminism and Art

Women Artists AND History and Criticism

Can't find it at Morris?

Request items from around the world through Interlibrary Loan.

  • Interlibrary Loan
    If there's a book not in I-Share, we'll find it. If there's an article that says "We don't have this online," we will get it for you. Just sign up for an Interlibrary Loan account (click First-Time User). Request articles through "Request a Photocopy".
  • WorldCat  
    Worldwide catalog of library resources. See if it's in I-Share, SIU, or locate items to request via ILL.

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