"There's no one in the world who doesn't know more about something than you do. YOUR job is to find out what that is." (RAM)

.....Related pages in this Art History Resources site.
..........Research strategy page

..........Archives Online
..........Art resources
..........Bibliographies
..........Building Your Personal Library
..........Dictionaries and Encyclopedias
..........Studying art history

.....Your local Library is a wonderful resource--
...........even if it's very small!........
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A tiny Library can borrow resources from other Libraries
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Use Amazon to identify a book you want:
...............Look the book up in:
...............World Cat .Access catalogs of more than 10,000 libraries worldwide
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... Then ask your Librarian to request it
...........................through InterLibrary Loan.......

.....Databases
..........ArchiveGrid Database for locating primary resource materials
..........BHA & RILA databases Getty Research Institute.
....................Bibliography of the History of Art (BHA) & Répertoire de la
....................litterature de l'art (RILA)
..........CAMEO: Conservation & Art Matierials Encyclopedia Online.
....................Museum of Fine Arts, Boston...............

..........Getty Research Institute
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New!. .Search Tools and Databases
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Getty Vocabularies
..........nyarc New York Art Resources Consortium
...........Wayback Machine See former states of over 286 billion websites
................How to use the Wayback Machine (Wikipedia)

.....Dictionaries and Encyclopedias
............Dictionaries and Encyclopedias page

.....How will you take notes??
............Microsoft OneNote (Free for PC and Mac)

How long is your paper?
... New!. .Convert number of words to pages
...............Find out approximate paper length with different fonts and spacing

Library of Congress classification
..........How to read a call number
..........Basic overview of LC Classification
..........Detailed overview of LC Classification

Plagiarism checker
...New!. Scribbr Powered by Turnitin. Check for plagiarism: fee per paper.

University of Chicago Styls
.........University of Chicago Style Research Strategy page

Useful sites
.........Art History Resources on the Web
..................Christopher L.C.E. Witcombe, Sweetbriar College
.........Getty Research Institute
.........Mother of all Art & Art History Links Pages
..................Stamps School of Art & Design, U. of Michigan
..........Voice of the Shuttle Online Humanities Resources

Writing: Quick reference
..........Is your paper well-crafted? Research Strategy page
..........Do you communicate clearly? Research Strategy page
.......When and how to Quote Research Strategy page

..........Menzel et al. Writing a Technical Paper . . . Amazon listing
.....................................ch. 4: Grammar; ch. 5: Style; ch. 6 Jargon.; ch......
....................Published in 1961--well before personal computers--much of
....................this book is out of date. But the chapters on Grammer, Style,
....................and Jargon are unusually graceful and clear. So, it's well worth
....................tracking down--in the Library or second-hand....

Useful articles
..........Reinventing the Library NY Times.

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