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Assignment | Art Analysis Research Paper (Armstrong): Find Scholarly Articles

Spring 2019 | ARTS 1301 & ARTS 1303 | Prof. Armstrong

Before You Research

Scholarly articles are not the place to start your research. First, you need to get familiar enough with your topic that you can start to narrow it down, and for that you need more general information. This will help you develop context for your topic as well as get to know the specialized terms used by experts.

Related Guide

Google Scholar Search

Scholarly Sources

ScholarlyYou need to support your paper with scholarly sources. Review the distinction between scholarly and popular sources in this related guide.

You can also review this short lesson.

Accessing the Databases

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

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Databases for Analysis

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Depending on your emphasis, it may be useful to search beyond art databases. E.g. if you were looking at the impact of Van Gogh's mental illness on his work, a psychology databases might provide additional insight.

E-Books

Search for the name of the piece you’re researching (if it’s a famous one) and/or the artist’s name to find related ebooks. Relevant subject terms include:

LSC-UP Library's bookshelf: art

Ever Yours: The Essential Letters
Read it through Lone Star College's EBSCO Ebook Collection.
tagged: recently-added-ebooks, primarysources, and art
The Liberation of Painting: Modernism and Anarchism in Avant-Guerre Paris
Read it through Lone Star College's EBSCO Ebook Collection.
tagged: recently-added-ebooks and art
Edward Hopper in Vermont
tagged: recently-added-ebooks and art
Andy Warhol and the Can that Sold the World
Read it through Lone Star College's EBSCO Ebook Collection.
tagged: recently-added-ebooks and art

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