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Assignment | Art Mini-Research Sequence (Armstrong): Getting Started

ARTS 1301, 1303, & 1304 Art History & Art Appreciation | Prof. Janna Armstrong (Fall 2021)

Mini Assignments for your Research Project

Discussion Post!

You'll compare a scholarly article to a popular source on the same topic (i.e. an artist of your choosing) in a post to the D2L discussion board.  How in depth is the information?  What tone do they use?  What sources are provided?

Example Pairs of Articles:

Skills to Flex:


To lay the groundwork for your future research in the next phase of the assignment, the annotated bibliography.

Your Goals:

  • short, introductory paragraph about your artist
  • annotated citations for 4 total sources:
    • 1 scholarly article from the library databases (textbook doesn't count)
  • MLA format for the page and the citations

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Accessing the Databases

Access 100+ databases organized by subject area from the Research Databases page. Also try our dynamic, sortable database list!

Student ID BadgeTo access the databases locked icon (same icon that displays by the LSC-limited access resources) from off-campus, you must provide the 14-digit library barcode.

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