Selected Resources

ART 217 Reading Seminar 

Starting Your Research

  • Academic Search Premier (EBSCO) 

    Academic Search Premier contains full-text coverage on subjects such as biology, engineering, psychology, religion, theology, communications, arts and literature and more. This database can be used for a broader search on topics. There are many journals used within this database, including The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times and others.

  • ProQuest Central

    ProQuest is one of the largest databases to which the library subscribes. It contains tens-of-thousands of journals, newspapers and magazines. Since it is so large, this database is exceptional at finding interdisciplinary topics.


    JSTOR holds academic journals in subjects such as humanities, social sciences and sciences. This database also has images, letters, and other sources for academic uses. This database is easy to use because you can either search by keyword or by topic.

  • Library Catalog 

    Search our library catalog to explore the physical resources available to you. This includes books, movies, course reserves, maps, and equipment.

Digging Deeper

  • Art Forum International 

    Artforum is an international monthly magazine specializing in contemporary art. The magazine features in-depth articles and reviews of contemporary art, as well as book reviews, columns on cinema and popular culture, and numerous full-page advertisements from prominent galleries around the world.

  • Art in America

    Art in America was an illustrated monthly, international magazine concentrating on the contemporary art world in the United States, including profiles of artists and genres, updates about art movements, show reviews and event schedules. It was designed for collectors, artists, art dealers, art professionals and other readers are interested in the art world. It has an active website,