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Cover Art
Teaching Visual Literacy in the Primary Classroom - Tim Stafford
Call Number: E-Book
ISBN: 9780415489850
Publication Date: 2011

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Issues in Art and Design Teaching - Nicholas Addison; Lesley Burgess
Call Number: N84 .I87 2003x (5th floor)
ISBN: 0415266696
Publication Date: 2003

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Teaching Visual Culture - Kerry Freedman
Call Number: 5th Floor: N84 .F74 2003
ISBN: 0807743712
Publication Date: 2003-07-01

Key Resources

Try these links for scholarly articles and visual resources.

  • Art & Architecture Complete  
    Art and Architecture academic journals, magazines and trade publications, searchable with full text.
  • ERIC (EBSCO)  
    Linked full text from hundreds of education journals. Search "Art education" and Refine Results by Subject > art activities or teaching methods for lesson plan ideas.
  • ARTstor  
    Digital library of approximately 550,000 images in the areas of art, architecture, the humanities, and social sciences
  • Google Scholar  
    Use this link to access library resources through Google Scholar. Look for "Find Full Text @ Morris"
  • Carbondale Community Arts
    The website for the CCA includes information on artwork in schools and past community-art education events.

Search for Books in I-Share

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

Search I-Share @ Morris Library

Suggested Searches in I-Share:

Visual Literacy (All I-Share Libraries)

Art - Study and teaching AND Community and school

Curriculum building AND art education (All I-Share Libraries)

Art Study and teaching. Fine Arts

Lesson Planning Resources

Finding Images

These images are publicly available or have limited restrictions. Remember that public domain is always "to the best of our knowledge" and use images according to the restrictions described by each hosting site.

  • Art Images for College Teaching
    A set of public domain. images created by Minneapolis College of Art & Design students and staff.
  • Art Resource
    More than 400,000 searchable fine art images, three million transparencies, and black and white photographs of works of painting, sculpture, architecture and the minor arts. All images are subject to the copyright terms of the owners (often museums and galleries in this case).
  • Digital Fine Art and Photography Digital Collections
    A list of potentially free or less restricted image collections (although not always maintained or non-commercial).
  • Getty Search Gateway: Open Content Images
    Made available in Fall 2013, Getty Images provides the collection of more than 10,000 images from various collections. Collection was created to aid in the teaching of art art history.
  • Library of Congress: Prints & Photographs Online Catalog
    More than 1.2 million digitized images from the Library of Congress, many in the public domain.
  • National Gallery of Art: NGA Images
    NGA Images is a repository of digital images of the collections of the National Gallery of Art. More than 29,000 open access digital images up to 3000 pixels each are available free of charge for download and use.
  • Rijksmuseum (Digital Collection)
    A Dutch national museum of art and art history, which has made 125,000 high-resolution images of art in its collection available for download and reuse via its Rijks Studio software. Create an account to use and download.
  • Web Gallery of Art
    The Web Gallery of Art is a virtual museum containing over 22,000 images, focusing on European painting and sculpture. Search by artist name, or the generalized search engine.
  • Wikimedia Commons
    Many images are Creative Commons licensed (you must attribute but can freely use, edit, publish), public domain, or copyrighted with few restrictions.

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Citing Images

For APA, 6th edition:

Artist's name. (Date of creation). The work of art [original medium]. Retrieved from [name of database OR website URL].

Library Database or Website:
Rousseau, H. (1896). The ship in the storm [Painting]. Retrieved from Oxford Art Online database.

Print Source:
Rousseau, H. (1896). The ship in the storm [Painting]. Henri Rousseau: Jungles in Paris. By Claire Fresches et al. Washington, DC: National Gallery of Art. 232.
For 5th edition APA, include date of retrieval after "Retrieved from..."

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